Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
If you are a health professional, add your name now to the letter to President Obama.
Community Forum on Toxics in LA
December 16, 2011
Los Angeles, California
Time: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Location: Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro
Street, Suite 505
RSVP: Nourbese Flint (email@example.com, 323-290-5955) or Ana
Mascareñas (firstname.lastname@example.org, 213-689-9170)
Find out how we can continue progress with rules being developed by the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), and voice your concerns about toxics in your community! We'll have a workshop for groups to learn more from 1:00-2:30, and a top official from DTSC will arrive at 3:00 for a Community Forum. Jointly
sponsored by PSR-LA.
Food will be provided. No cost
to attend. Spanish translation available. Children welcome!
View the flyer here.
More information »
Triclosan: Anti-Bacterial with Harmful Side Effects
Triclosan is found in numerous consumer products such as antibacterial soaps, deodorants, toothpastes, and cosmetics as well as furniture, toys, kitchenware, and clothing. Read more »
PFCs: Stain-Resistant and Cancer-Causing?
Human exposure to PFCs is wide-spread. For decades PFCs have been released into the environment from manufacturing facilities, leading to contamination of food and certain water supplies. Read more »
Webinar: Health Co-Benefits of Carbon Standards for Existing Power Plants
On this PSR webinar, Jonathan Levy, ScD, of Boston University School of Public Health, shared details of the study he recently coauthored that quantifies the significant health impacts that will accrue from implementing the EPA's Clean Power Plan and projects these benefits by state. Read more »