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Action Letters
To Support, To Inform and Of Rebuttal
We bring you letters written by people who have been made physically ill by the toxic chemicals in modern fragrance products. They are written in hope of enlightening the uninformed. Letters appearing here do so by permission of the writer. -- barb

Access Board | ATSDR | Calif. Bldg Stds (CBSC) | Calif IAQ | Cancer-Cosmetic?

DOT | EDF | FDA re: Fragrances | GWSS

Legislators | LNG

Mad Scientist | Newspapers | NPR | Organics | Pesticides

Access Board
(US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board)
"The Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities." (From About the Board)

Access Board actions: Press Releases by Mary Lamielle, NCEHS

Sept. 6-7, 2000 San Francisco WorkShop
By Susan Molloy

The following letters, reflecting only a few of the comments to the Access Board, were sent by May 15, 2000. The latest ones are in blue font to grab your attention. -- barb

Access Board sign-on form letter distributed by EHN

CBSC - California Building Standards Code

    November 28, 2001 meeting
    ADOPTED 11/28/01

    Special thanks to Michael Mankin, Chief, Office of Access Compliance, California Division of the State Architect;
    Elizabeth Randolph and Linda Huber, DSA staff;
    and Jim Abrams, California Hotel and Lodging Association.

    Thanks also to EHN Advisory Board member Susan Molloy, and to Mary Lamielle and Dr. Lawrence Plumlee for their untiring efforts down through the years. EHN also thanks Linda McElver, President Canaries Foundation, Inc. for joining Susan, Connie Barker and me as we worked toward passage of the Cleaner Air Signage and Pictogram in California.

    This revised, approved pictogram was adapted by Connie Barker, EHN and Ecology House boards, from the black and white version provided by the state of California. All who wanted the colored version owe her your thanks. As do I. Thank you, Connie! -- barb

    1117B.5.12 Cleaner Air Sign
    2001 Code Adoption Cycle as described in
    pages 90-91 of Monograph, pictured in Figure 11B-40.
    PDF file removed by state:

    November 28 -- 10 a.m.
    400 "R" Street
    Sacramento, California

    The quick link to this info is above -- the PDF file. But just so you also know the route:

      Here is the place you need to go to to get the whole language of cleaner air as submitted to Building Standards Commission. At this homepage you need to select :
      1 changes in standards
      2 proposed changes
      3 2001 Code Adoption Cycle
      4 Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance
      5 CBC - Express Terms (pdf)
      6 Go to Section #1117B.5.12

      If you have any further questions, feel free to let me know.
      Elizabeth Randolph
      Division of the State Architect

      (916) 324-5591 (Phone)

  • EHN's letter regarding Cleaner Air Signage


California Indoor Air Quality

DOT (US Dept. of Transportation)

Environmental Defense (aka EDF - Environmental Defense Fund)

  • See EHN's Stuff Happens! -- what we face from industry and apologists
    Also included some rebuttals/action letters

    GWSS - Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter

    You have a RIGHT TO KNOW.
    My corollary is: Those who know have an oblgation to inform. -- barb

    LNG -- Liquified Natural Gas

    • Saying No to LNG in Vallejo

  • Mad Scientist Network

    NPR - National Public Radio's "Scent"

    Organic Issues

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