“For years, humans have tried to conquer nature, but in doing so, they themselves became conquered. They lost their connection with the earth. They destroyed the land they were tilling. In Buddhist belief, there are no pesticides, no bad insects, no good ones. There is only imbalance in the world. We must restore that balance.”— Han Guojie, water-quality engineer turned farmer.
APP ADVOCATE THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE BE ADOPTED WHEN:
Credible evidence exists that a synthetic chemical is known to result in unintended harmful outcomes to human health, and the presence of such a chemical where it does not belong, such as in human bodies.
Act with foresight. Precautionary actions may be taken on the state and local level
APP Advocate Precautionary Principle
We need a constitutional amendment making the Precautionary Principle the human right of all our children.
Advocating Precautionary Principle can be the beginning of a Human Rights Environmental Movement
With the publication of the 2010 Presidents Cancer Panel Study by the National Cancer Institute, the EPA has published a strategic draft where the EPA will evaluate by 2015 , 100 per cent of all chemicals for endocrine disrupting properties and will remove problem chemicals from the general population.
Think globally but act locally. That’s how change starts
Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens cannot change the world- indeed it is the only thing that has.” Margaret Mead
Organize citizens groups to petition your city and county government to pass a resolution Advocating the Precautionary Principle. Discuss the PCP Report, the EPA Strategic Draft, and the Sarasota County Resolution.
The Presidents Cancer Report links environmental toxin exposure to childhood disease such as cancer and endocrine disruption, and states that “such disease may be preventable with appropriate national action.”
Precautionary Principle Resolutions have been passed by San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, two counties in California, and Sarasota County, Florida.
The Founder of APP-Advocate Precautionary Principle is an acclaimed environmentalist who has twice received the Gulf Guardian Award from a program administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
APP-Advocate Precautionary Principle a regulatory approach to children health eliminating potential hazards without accepting a level of harm
Chemical companies must prove that their products will have no adverse effect on children health before the chemical is approved for use by EPA.
APP Website: Learn How individuals can become educated on how to protect children health from toxins
APP 2010 President’s Cancer Panel report is available at http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/p…
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