Dollar stores and dangerous chemical facilities are often located in some of our poorest and most vulnerable communities. In fact, over one-third of all Americans live within the disaster-zone of chemical facilities that use, manufacture, or store toxic or explosive chemicals—which could threaten homes and communities if an accident occurs.
This hurricane season, we should do everything we can to prevent the toxic chemical exposures that happened last year, during and after Hurricane Harvey—and that starts with getting toxic chemicals out of household products and the supplies people buy before and after storms. We don’t need multiple doses of toxic chemicals—especially while communities are scrambling to rebuild after hurricanes. Take a second to let the major dollar stores know we don’t want a double-dose of toxic chemicals when we’re dealing with storms.
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