California Senator Dianne Feinstein continues to lead the nation towards safer alternatives to bisphenol-A (BPA). In this Op-Ed, she describes in no uncertain terms what’s at stake when deciding whether or not to take action on this hazardous chemical.
More than half of pesticide-related poisonings cases in California are caused by non-agricultural use, including home use insecticides. Join PSR-LA’s Environmental Health Ambassador Program for a health professional training on how to recognize and manage pesticide illness.
Green union jobs can help rebuild our communities, and the time is now! This month, President Obama held a Jobs Summit in DC to discuss the potential for job creation in this economic crisis. Sign the petition to show your support for good green jobs solutions in Los Angeles.
Operation “Golden Phoenix” is Los Angeles County’s next preparedness drill intended to simulate a nuclear incident in LA area. The exercise, planned for summer 2010, will include a medical preparedness session in the lead-up to larger campaign.
Dr. Ira Helfand, past president of National Physicians for Social Responsibility, represents PSR and IPPNW at this week’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo, Norway. Check out his recent opinion piecethat was picked up by CNN.