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A right to know

What are your local polluters putting into the air, water and soil around your homes, schools, parks, the places where you live and work? You have the right to know. The right to know what hazardous chemicals we are being exposed to is a fundamental principal of environmental justice and a central tenet of the Precautionary Principle ("transparency is mandatory"). Knowledge is the beginning of empowerment and the backbone of sound policymaking. Citizens have the right to know what is in the air we are breathing, the water we rely on, and the soil that sustains us and policy makers must have a sufficient inventory in order to make and enforce ...