20 May '11, 9pm

Q. What did the A-List

You probably won’t have heard it here first, but the A-List Actress Jessica Alba has joined the campaign for TSCA reform , and she’s coming to Washington DC next week to urge members of Congress to support the Safe Chemicals Act introduced by Senator Frank Lautenberg. (You can too, here or here ). As someone committed to achieving real chemical reform in this country, I greatly appreciate Jessica Alba getting involved, and I have tremendous respect for her taking this step. I’m writing this particular post to register my appreciation, and to explain why I think her action is so significant. It is a widespread feature of media commentary and political news coverage to deride actors, actresses and other entertainment or celebrity figures when they come to Washington, DC to register their opinions about issues of importance, or support for particular causes. Part of that cont...

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