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React & Act: How to join the environmental curriculum debate

In “Plastics industry edited environmental textbook,” California Watch reporter Susanne Rust details how, under pressure from a lobbying group for plastics manufacturers, state public school officials have edited a new environmental curriculum to include positive messages about plastic shopping bags. We’ve created a list of key players you can reach out to ifyou would like to weigh in on the issue.

Gov. Jerry Brown
Phone: 916-445-2841
Write: State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: http://gov.ca.gov/m_contact.php
Website: http://gov.ca.gov/

American Chemistry Council
Phone: 202-249-7000
Write: 700 Second St. NE
Washington, DC 20002
Website: www.americanchemistry.com

Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Santa Monica
Phone: 916-651-4023
Write: State Capitol, Room 4035
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: http://dist23.casen.govoffice.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={8C364E2F-E1B4-4AFB-9C85-19DE36BC03DD}
Website: http://dist23.casen.govoffice.com

Californians Against Waste
Phone: 916-443-5422
Write: 921 11th St. , Suite 420
Sacramento, CA 95814
E-mail: murray@cawrecycles.org
Website: www.cawrecycles.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Californians-Against-Waste/112863722060583

California Department of Education
Phone: 916-319-0800
Write: 1430 N St.
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Website: www.cde.ca.gov

California Environmental Protection Agency
Education and Quality Programs Department
Phone: 916-324-9701
Write: 1001 I St.
P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95812-2815
E-mail: cepacomm@calepa.ca.gov
Website: www.calepa.ca.gov

BP
Phone: 800-333-3991
Write: 4 Centerpointe Drive
La Palma, CA 90623
Website: www.bp.com

National Geographic
Phone: 800-647-5463
Write: 1145 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-4688
Website: www.nationalgeographic.com

California Ocean Science Trust
Phone: 510-251-8320
Write: 1330 Broadway, Suite 1135
Oakland, CA 94612
E-mail: info@calost.org
Website: www.calost.org

Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Phone: 310-280-2200
Write: 3530 Hayden Ave.
Culver City, CA 90232
E-mail: michael.law@ogilvypr.com
Website: www.ogilvypr.com/locations/28#Los_Angeles

State Education and Environment Roundtable
Phone: 858-676-0272
Write: 13648 Jackrabbit Road
Poway, CA92064
E-mail: Gerald@seer.org
Website: www.seer.org

Sempra Energy Foundation
Phone: 619-696-2012
E-mail: SempraEnergyFoundation@sempra.com
Website: www.sempra.com/community/foundation

First Republic Bank
Phone: 415-392-1400
Write: 111 Pine St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Website: www.firstrepublic.com

Packard Foundation
Phone: 650-948-7658
Write: 300 Second St.
Los Altos, CA 94022
E-mail: inquiries@packard.org
Website: www.packard.org

Seventh Generation
Phone: 800-456-1191
Write: Seventh Generation
60 Lake St.
Burlington, VT 05401
E-mail: www.seventhgeneration.com/press/contact-public-relations
Website: www.seventhgeneration.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SeventhGeneration
Twitter: www.twitter.com/#!/SeventhGen

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