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Tell the EPA to ban the use of methylene chloride and NMP in commercial and consumer paint strippers. Let’s protect workers and consumers from these harmful chemicals and switch to safer alternatives.
Flame Retardants Hearing
June 12, 2012
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Room 444 (tentative) of the CA State Capitol
Join PSR-LA and a unique coalition of health advocates, fire fighters, scientists, businesses and manufacturers, environmentalists, and fire safety experts at this June 12th informational hearing on flame retardants, held by the California Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials.
“An examination of the effectiveness of California’s furniture flammability standards and of the environmental and human health impacts of flame retardant chemicals”
Contact Ana Mascareñas, email@example.com, (213) 689-9170 if you plan on attending this hearing, and learn more about the health and environmental impacts of chemicals marketed as flame retardants.
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Too Dirty, Too Dangerous
PSR's report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Methane, based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »
Climate Change and Famine
Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens. Read more »
Congressional Review Act Handout
Congress is poised to use the CRA to dismantle Clean Air and Clean Water protections. CRA allows Congress by majority vote in both chambers (with limited debate and no opportunity for a filibuster) to void recently issued rules-resulting in communities losing dozens of health, safety and environmental protections. Read more »
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Eating for Climate and Health
PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.