19 Jul '12, 1pm

National Poll Shows Bipartisan Support For Stronger Protections From Toxic Chemicals

WASHINGTON (July 19, 2012) – A nationwide poll and four separate, statewide polls found similar strong support for bolstering protections against toxic chemicals. By overwhelming bipartisan margins, Americans support strengthening the 35-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), according to new polls released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Safer Chemicals Healthy Families Coalition, and the Ecology Center. “Americans of all stripes have real concerns about the toxic chemicals we are exposed to every day – and the serious health problems they cause,” said Daniel Rosenberg, director of NRDC’s toxic chemicals reform project. “Protecting us from chemicals linked to cancer, learning disabilities, infertility and other health problems should be a top priority for Congress. This really can’t wait.” NRDC and the Safer Chemical Healthy Families coal...

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/media/2012/120719.asp

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