Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Film Screening: Groundswell Rising
May 15, 2014
Time: 5:00 - 7:15 pm
Location: Drexel University, Bossone Research Center - Michell Auditorium
Register here by May 10
Screening of film "Groundswell Rising - Protecting Our Children's Air and Water," a new film that provides firsthand accounts of how the gas and oil industry affects public health, private property and the lifeblood of communities. Followed by panel discussion with Dr. Carla Campbell (member of PSR Philadelphia's board of directors) who will moderate a panel discussion with the film's producter, Mark Licthy, Allison Insley (Occupational and Environmental Health Club & Drexel Public Health student) and Dr. Poune Saberi, member of both the PSR Philadelphia and PSR National boards of directors, who is featured in the film. Refreshments and registration begin at 5.
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Video: Trash It! Most Unwanted Meds Belong in the Trash
A 3 minute video produced by PSR Philadelphia to help you understand the issue of pharmaceuticals in the water, how to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medicines at home, and what is being done to protect the waterways. Read more »
Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »