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National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides
701 E Street SE #200
Washington DC 20003
Beyond Pesticides has been one of the primary environmental organizations
calling for the outright ban of CCA, creosote, and pentachlorophenol
treated wood products. They continue to press the EPA to issue an outright
ban on these toxic products.
Working Group (EWG)
Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20009
Phone (202) 667-6982
Fax (202) 232-2592
Web site: www.ewg.org
Healthy Building Network
Institute for Local Self-Reliance
2425 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009-2096
Web site: www.healthybuilding.net
Law Firms handling CCA
David McCrea, Atty.
PO Box 1310
Bloomington, IN 47402-1310
Phone: (812) 336-4840
Simien & Simien LLC
Attorneys at Law
Hugh E. McNeely
8923 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone: (225) 769-8422
Fax: (225) 769-9432
Maher, Guiley & Maher,
Bryan McMinn, Atty.
631 West Morse Blvd. Ste. 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: (407) 839-0866
Ivey & Ragsdale
Barry Ragsdale, Atty.
P1615 Financial Center
505 North 20th Street
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 327-5223
Fax: (205) 327-5418
KANTROWITZ, GOLDHAMER &
Gary Graifman, Esq.
Robert D. Wilkins, Esq.
Chestnut Ridge Road
Chestnut Ridge, New York 10977-6216
Direct: (845) 356-2570
Toll Free: 800-660-7843
Fax: (845) 356-4045
Retail Lumber Stores:
The Home Depot
Attention: Consumer Affairs
2455 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339
1-800-553-3199 (Consumer affairs)
1-800-430-3376 (Home Depot.com)
or 770-433-8211 (corporate office)
Customer Care (ICS7)
P.O. Box 1111
North Wilkesboro, NC 28656
1-800-44LOWES (Customer care)
1 336 658-4000 (corporate)
1 336 658-4766 (corporate fax)
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Mrs. Ann Brown, Chairperson
Washington, DC 20207-0001
your CCA comments online:
Environmental Protection Agency
Frank Sanders, Director
Antimicrobial Division (7510C)
Office of Pesticide Programs / EPA 1200 USEPA Headquarters
Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460
Note: The EPA welcomes your comments.
It is also important to notify the EPA if you believe that you have
been injured by exposure to CCA treated wood.
Senator Bill Nelson (D-Florida)
Office of the Honorable Bill Nelson
Office of the Honorable Bill Nelson
716 Hart Senate Building
Washington, DC 20510-0905
Note: In the past 2 years, Senator
Bill Nelson has pursued legislation calling for mandatory CCA warning
labels and calling on the EPA to review CCA treated wood products.
Department of Environmental Protection
Mr. John M. Ruddell, Director
3900 Commonwealth Blvd. TT-425B
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
for Solid and
Hazardous Waste Management
John Schert, Executive Director
2207-D NW 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
Phone: (352) 392-6264
Fax: (352) 846-0183
Timothy Townsend, Ph.D, Professor
Dept.of Environ.Engrg.Science, Solid & Haz.Waste Prgrm.
P.O. Box 11650, 116 A.P. Black Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-6450
Phone: (352) 392-0846
Helena Solo-Gabriele, Ph.D, P.E.
McArthur Engineering Building, Room 325
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248294
Coral Gables, FL 33124-0620
Phone: (305) 284-3489
Wood Treatment Industry:
12100 SUNSET HILLS ROAD, SUITE 130
RESTON, VIRGINIA 20190
TEL: (800) 356-AWPI / (703) 204-0500
FAX: (703) 204-4610