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December / 2009

Learning Disabilities Association of Maine

To protect human health from toxic chemical exposures where we live, work and play, in 2010 by: ensuring strong implementation of Maine’s precedent-setting safer chemicals policy; participating in a national coalition to comprehensively reform federal chemicals policy based on the Maine model; and cultivating a new generation of state leadership as safer chemicals champions.

December / 2009

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link

To support new farmers and economically viable farm operations in the Rutland area.

December / 2009

Maine Labor Group on Health

To protect human health from toxic chemical exposures where we live, work and play, in 2010 by: ensuring strong implementation of Maine’s precedent-setting safer chemicals policy; participating in a national coalition to comprehensively reform federal chemicals policy based on the Maine model; and cultivating a new generation of state leadership as safer chemicals champions.

December / 2009

Toxics Action Center

To protect human health from toxic chemical exposures where we live, work and play, in 2010 by: ensuring strong implementation of Maine’s precedent-setting safer chemicals policy; participating in a national coalition to comprehensively reform federal chemicals policy based on the Maine model; and cultivating a new generation of state leadership as safer chemicals champions.

December / 2009

Acadia Center

To implement comprehensive energy policy reform in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, that will shift nearly $1 billion to energy efficiency; advocate for upgrades to a regional transmission system that promotes renewable power; and work at the federal level to promote leading-edge energy and climate policy lessons learned from New England.

December / 2009

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

To protect human health from toxic chemical exposures where we live, work and play, in 2010 by: ensuring strong implementation of Maine’s precedent-setting safer chemicals policy; participating in a national coalition to comprehensively reform federal chemicals policy based on the Maine model; and cultivating a new generation of state leadership as safer chemicals champions.

December / 2009

Union of Concerned Scientists

To promote a resilient agriculture system based on sustainable practices rather than one focused entirely on short-term productivity by: achieving a federal ban on the outdoor production of pharmaceutical and industrial (pharma) crops, and strengthening the regulatory framework for biotechnology.

December / 2009

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

To raise awareness about the association between toxic chemicals and developmental disabilities and that those with developmental disabilities may face greater risks from chemical exposures; and to promote good health and reduced exposures by collaborating with environmental and other disability organizations to advance chemicals policy reforms.

December / 2009

Maine People’s Resource Center

To collaborate with Maine’s Native American leaders to build support for reform of federal chemicals policy among Native communities nationally.

December / 2009

University of Massachusetts Lowell Center for Sustainable Production

To stimulate the design and application of safer chemicals and products consistent with principles of sustainable production and green chemistry, and to provide technical assistance to states and public advocates in reforming chemicals policies.