Join experts, political leaders, and thousands of Americans in signing the statement:

We cannot let the denial of protective gear that hurt so many 9/11 clean-up workers happen again with the Gulf clean-up workers.

President Obama and the federal government must demand that BP allow every clean-up worker who wants to wear respiratory protective equipment to do so -- and ensure that workers get the equipment and training they need to do their jobs safely.

    Signed -

    Gulf States

    Louisiana Environmental Action Network
    Executive Director MaryLee Orr*
    Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper (Louisiana)
    Riverkeeper Paul Orr*
    United Commercial Fishermen
    Louisiana President George Barisich
    Louisiana Shrimp Association
    Acting President Clint Guidry
    Blanchard Seafood, Inc.
    President Dean Blanchard, a top shrimp seller in the US
    Rep. Alan Grayson (Florida)
    Rep. Kendrick Meek (Florida)
    Rep. Alcee Hastings (Florida)
    Barbara Ann Radnofsky (Texas)
    candidate for Attorney General
    Shannon Roberts (FL-15)
    candidate for Congress
    John Lingenfelder Jr. (TX-03)
    candidate for Congress
    David Edwin Cozad (TX-06)
    candidate for Congress
    Sheila Smoot (AL-07)
    candidate for Congress
    Doug Tudor (FL-12)
    candidate for Congress
    Paul Partyka (FL-24)
    candidate for Congress
    Stephen Jude Gavi (LA-04)
    candidate for Congress
    Lainey Melnick (TX-21)
    candidate for Congress
    Frederica Wilson (FL-17)
    candidate for Congress
    Charlie Justice (FL-10)
    candidate for Congress
    James Golden (FL-13)
    candidate for Congress
    Louisiana State Senator Karen Carter Peterson
    Biloxi City Councilman Bill Stallworth
    Louisiana Bucket Brigade
    Program Manager Anna Hrybyk*
    Gulf Restoration Network
    Campaign Director Aaron Viles*
    Disaster Accountability Project
    Executive Director Ben Smilowitz*
    Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
    Assistant Director Myra M. Lewis*
    Louisiana Bayoukeeper
    Tracy Kuhns*
    Mobile Baykeeper (Alabama)
    Deputy Director Tammy Herrington*
    Galveston Baykeeper (Texas)
    Baykeeper Charlotte Wells*
    Emerald Coastkeeper (Florida)
    Coastkeeper Chasidy Hobbs*
    Apalachicola Riverkeeper (Florida)
    Riverkeeper Don Tonsmeire*
    Atchafalaya Basinkeeper (Louisiana)
    Executive Director and Basinkeeper Dean Wilson*
    Conservation Alabama
    Executive Director Adam Snyder*
    Ecology Action of Texas
    Co-Director Karly Dixon*
    Delta Sierra Club (Louisiana)
    New Orleans Representative Dr. Barry Kohl*
    Nassau Sierra Club (Florida)
    Executive Committee Chair Ray Roberts*
    Public Policy Center of Mississippi
    Executive Director Warren Yoder*
    Environment Florida
    Advocate Adam Rivera*
    Progress Florida
    The Daily Kingfish
    (Louisiana Blog)
    Left in Alabama
    (Alabama Blog)
    Burnt Orange Report
    (Texas Blog)
    Texas Kaos
    (Texas Blog)
    The Natchez Blog
    (Mississippi Blog)
    Democratic Louisiana
    Editor Mike Stagg
    NOLA Democratic Party Executive Committee member
    Margaret Maggie Carroll
    NOLA Democratic Party Executive Committee member
    Andrew V. Tuozzolo
    Polk County Democratic Party (Florida)
    Chair Karen Welzel
    Lake County Democratic Party (Florida)
    Chair Nancy Hurlbert
    Flagler County Democratic Party (Florida)
    State Committeeman Paul Tetreault
    Tony Sasso, City Commissioner --
    Cocoa Beach, Florida
    Phi Theta Kappa - Beta Nu (Texas)
    Vice President Andrew Floyd*


    Progressive Change Campaign Committee
    Democracy for America
    Waterkeeper Alliance
    President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.*
    Commercial Fishermen of America
    President Jimmy Rule*
    Rep. Chellie Pingree (Maine)
    Rep. Jared Polis (Colorado)
    Rep. Phil Hare (Illinois)
    Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy (Ohio)
    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (New York)
    Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (Arizona)
    Rep. Bob Filner (California)
    Rep. Jerry Nadler (New York)
    Rep. John Conyers (Michigan)
    Rep. Tom Perriello (Virginia)
    Rep. Keith Ellison (Virginia)
    Rep. Rush Holt (New Jersey)
    Rep. Eliot Engel (New York)
    Roxanne Conlin (Iowa)
    candidate for Senate
    Elaine Marshall (North Carolina)
    candidate for Senate
    Jack Conway (Kentucky)
    candidate for Senate
    Kendrick Meek (Florida)
    candidate for Senate
    William Barnes (Alabama)
    candidate for Senate
    David Segal (RI-01)
    candidate for Congress
    Bill Hedrick (CA-44)
    candidate for Congress
    Anne McLane Kuster (NH-02)
    candidate for Congress
    Michael Pipe (PA-05)
    candidate for Congress
    Bryan Lentz (PA-07)
    candidate for Congress
    Lois Herr (PA-16)
    candidate for Congress
    Scott Harper (IL-13)
    candidate for Congress
    Caleb Finkenbiner (OH-05)
    candidate for Congress
    Joyce Seger (OR-02)
    candidate for Congress
    Natalie Mosher (MI-11)
    candidate for Congress
    Morgan Bowen (UT-01)
    candidate for Congress
    Dr. Greg Robert Rabidoux (TN-07)
    candidate for Congress
    Wynne LeGrow (VA-04)
    candidate for Congress
    Todd P. Kolosso (WI-05)
    candidate for Congress
    Brett Ryan Carter (TN-06)
    candidate for Congress
    Matthew Campbell (IA-05)
    candidate for Congress
    David Gill (IL-15)
    candidate for Congress
    John Waltz (KY-4)
    candidate for Congress
    David Whitaker (AR-3)
    candidate for Congress
    Ed Potosnak (NJ-7)
    candidate for Congress
    Bill Hoffman (WA-7)
    candidate for Congress
    Clint Curtis (CA-4)
    candidate for Congress
    Tim Bagwell (IL-19)
    candidate for Congress
    Lois Herr (PA-16)
    candidate for Congress
    Michael Frisbee (GA-13)
    candidate for Congress
    Candice Britton (MO-01)
    candidate for Congress
    Jim Holbert (KY-05)
    candidate for Congress
    Betsy Dennigan (RI-02)
    candidate for Congress
    Nicholas Dibs (CA-37)
    candidate for Congress
    Cheryl Crist (WA-03)
    candidate for Congress
    Scott Withers (MI-05)
    candidate for Congress
    Patrick Meagher (CA-41)
    candidate for Congress
    John Callahan (PA-15)
    candidate for Congress
    Dan Connolly (PA-18)
    candidate for Congress
    Nancy Price (NV-02)
    candidate for Congress
    Dr. Manan Trivedi (PA-06)
    candidate for Congress
    Color of Change
    Friends of the Earth
    Deputy Campaign Director Liz Butler*
    Levees Not War
    Yadkin Riverkeeper (North Carolina)
    Executive Director and Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks*
    Hudson Riverkeeper (New York)
    Patrol boat captain John Lipscomb*
    Tennessee Riverkeeper
    Executive Director David Whiteside*
    Assateague Coastal Trust/Assateague Coastkeeper (Maryland)
    Coastkeeper Kathy Philips*
    Milwaukee Riverkeeper (Wisconsin)
    Riverkeeper Cheryl Nenn*
    Hackensack Riverkeeper (New Jersey)
    Executive Director and Riverkeeper Bill Sheehan*
    Humboldt Baykeeper (California)
    Executive Director Pete Nichols*
    Ouachita Riverkeeper (Louisiana & Arkansas)
    Cheryl Slavant, Riverkeeper*
    Cook Inletkeeper (Alaska)
    Executive Director Bob Shavelson*
    LEAD Agency (Oklahoma)
    President and Grand Riverkeeper Earl Hatley*
    Savannah Riverkeeper (Georgia)
    Executive Director Tonya Bonitatibus*
    Silver Valley Community Resource Center (Idaho)
    Director and Waterkeeper Barbara Miller*
    Haw River Assembly (North Carolina)
    Riverkeeper Elaine Chiosso*
    Puget Soundkeeper Alliance (Washington)
    Pollution Prevention Director Chris Wilke*
    Western North Carolina Alliance
    French Broad Riverkeeper Hartwell Carson

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