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Poisoned Playgrounds

Arsenic in Pressure-treated Wood

May 23, 2001

Poisoned Playgrounds: 38 Public Interest Groups Support EWG/HBN Petition

Read their letters to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. (all files in PDF format)

1   Adrian Dominican Sisters, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility, Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Health Care, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems view document
2   Clean Water Action (9 branches) view document
3   Ecology Center, ForestEthics, Generation Green, GrassRoots Recycling Network, Great Lakes United, GreenAction for Environmental Health & Justice, Greenpeace, Haverhill Environmental League view document
4   HealthLink, Healthy Schools Network, Institute for a Sustainable Future, Learning Disabilities Association, Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group, Michigan Environmental Council view document
5   People for the Environment, Regional Environmental Council, Salem Sound 2000, Vermont Public Interest Research Group, Watchdogs for an Environmentally Safe Town, Western Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Women's Voices for the Earth view document

Make your voice heard

Email the Product Safety Contact for your state and urge them to ban arsenic-treated wood.

  • Find the contact for your state.
  • Read the Environmental Working Group/Healthy Building Network petition for talking points.