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Environment and Health Ambassadors National Trainings

September 27, 2010 - September 30, 2010

PSR is hosting a series of trainings for Environment and Health Ambassadors around the country. Participating chapters aims to train physician and public health experts to be advocates for federal chemical reform. Ambassadors will engage in a range of advocacy activities such as community education, LTEs, and crafting of op-eds.

OREGON
Monday, September 27
7:00-9:00pm
Oregon Environmental Council, 222 NW Davis, Portland, OR
Organized in partnership with The Policy Committee for OPHA.
This event is free but please RSVP to Maye Thompson at maye@oregonpsr.org if you plan to attend.
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SAN FRANSISCO
Tuesday, September 28th
6:30-9:30pm, light supper provided.
111 Sutter Street, 20th Floor
San Francisco, CA
To register contact Lucia Sayre, Co-Director of SF PSR at luciasayre@sbcglobal.net or 510 845 1819
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BOSTON
Thursday, September 30
2:00-4:00 PM
Room R115, Boston University School of Medicine Instructional Building
72 E. Concord St., Boston, MA
Organized in partnership with the Environmental Health Nursing Education Collaborative
Please RSVP to Greg Patts at gpatts@bu.edu
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WASHINGTON
Monday, September 13
11:30-1:00 PM
Good Shepherd Center, Room 202, Seattle, Washington
Cost: Thanks to a generous donor, this training is free.
Who: Physicians, nurses, public health professionals, students
RSVP: cherie@wpsr.org by September 9th
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Resources

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    PSR is pleased to present its 2012 Annual Report to our members and other stakeholders. Read more »

  • Toxic Chemicals in Our Food System

    What chemicals are in the food we eat? Chemicals are used in every step of the process that puts food on our table: production, harvesting, processing, packing, transport, marketing and consumption and can be dangerous to our health. Read more »

  • Fracking: Harm on the Farm

    Chemical exposures that harm farm animals and wild animals raise concern about health risks for people living near fracking sites, as the animals use the same water and breathe the same air as humans. Another, indirect concern for human health also exists: in multiple known cases of chemical exposure, cows continued to produce dairy and meat for human consumption, although it remained untested for chemical contaminants. Read more »

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