More than 4,800 people have already signed the petition telling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop dental mercury dumping! Thank you to everyone who has signed so far. And a special shout-out to everyone who is helping us spread the word about this important action alert – from consumers and dentists to advocacy groups and dental associations to Dr. Mercola, who featured our EPA campaign in his widely-read newsletter.
Each time someone signs, EPA officials receive an email alerting them that this movement is growing…and that we see what EPA is up to. When the U.S. government became the first nation to agree to the mercury treaty (now known as the Minamata Convention on Mercury) just a few months ago, it made a commitment to phase down mercury filling use and reduce dental mercury pollution. Contrary to that commitment, EPA is now considering scrapping its plans for a rule to regulate dental mercury discharges…which means pro-mercury dentists are still permitted to callously dump their mercury into wastewater, where it can convert to methylmercury, contaminate fish, and harm children.
It’s time to let EPA know that breaking a commitment is unacceptable to consumers, dentists, and environmentalists everywhere – in the U.S. and abroad. If you have not signed the petition yet, please take 30 seconds to sign now by clicking here. If you have already signed, please help collect more signatures by:
- Posting a link to the petition on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter (the full link is http://www.change.org/petitions/epa-stop-dental-mercury-dumping-4)
- Forwarding this to your contact list
- Linking the petition to your website or your e-newsletters
28 February 2014
Charles G. Brown
National Counsel, Consumers for Dental Choice
President, World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry
316 F St. NE, Suite 210 Washington, DC 20002 USA
Phone: 202-544-6333 Fax: 202-544-6331
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Biological Dental Medicine Links
Consumers for Dental Choice works to abolish mercury dental fillings, protecting the health of people and our environment.
DAMS International raises awareness of the health problems caused by mercury and other toxic heavy metals.
The International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM) is a professional organization committed to the education of holistic dentists, physicians and allied practitioners.
The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is a network of dental, medical and research professionals who seek to raise the standards of scientific biocompatibility in the dental practice.
Since 1978, the Holistic Dental Association has been providing support and guidance to practitioners of holistic dentistry.
The Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation is a source of quality information on the origins of health through nutrition and lifestyle.
The Weston A. Price Foundation offers a wealth of material on food, farming and the healing arts.
Holistic Health Alternatives is the website of our office neighbor and colleague Dr. Dawn Ewing, an integrative, naturopathic physician.
Huggins Applied Healing offers hope – and important info – to those who have been told their health problems are all in their head because their symptoms or diseases have no medically known cause.
Dr. Joseph Mercola has made it his mission to bring people practical solutions to their health problems.
Mercury Poisoned is the site of anti-amalgam activist Marie Flowers.
Cancer-Free is the site of Bill Henderson, author of Cure Your Cancer and Cancer-Free.
TalkInternational is the premier global directory of mercury-free dentists, also offering news and info on issues related to dental amalgam.