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Tell Virginia legislators: Take action to control and prevent toxic pollutants that threaten our health

Now’s the time to raise your voice on key restrictions on toxic PFAS chemicals in Virginia. Urge legislators to pledge their support for these toxic pollution prevention priorities this session:

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    Urge the Virginia General Assembly to Take Action on PFAS in Drinking Water

    Clean Water Action and our allies have led efforts during this year’s General Assembly session to address toxic per and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) substances by pressing for legislation to study the occurrence of these chemicals in Virginia’s public drinking water, and to address sources of human exposure.

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    Help Make Water and Conservation Funding a priority in Virginia’s 2021-2022 Budget

    Help get a budget proposal that includes record-breaking funding for protecting our natural resources in Virginia across the finish line!

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    Safer Chemicals in Virginia

    Elected and appointed officials need to work toward a health-based limit on PFAS chemicals in products and drinking water, and promote policies that help communities to clean up contamination and hold polluters accountable. Learn more.

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    Take Action! Urge the City of Alexandria to Act on Toxic Chemicals

    Toxic chemicals such as PFAS are found in many common products such as clothing, carpets, fabrics for furniture, adhesives, paper packaging for food, firefighting foam, and heat-resistant/non-stick cookware.

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    Protecting Virginians from Toxic Chemicals

    May 14, 2020

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) and other toxic chemicals found in many products, such as clothing, carpets, furniture,

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    2020 General Assembly Legislative Preview

    January 7, 2020

    Every year, Clean Water members and allies successfully help protect the Chesapeake Bay, open space, farmland, and historic sites during Virginia’s legislative sessions. Here’s a preview of what we Clean Water Action will be focused on.

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    Huge Victories in Virginia!

    November 6, 2019

    Last night the people of Virginia led the way and voted for clean water, climate action and the environment, and voted against