Take a look at the letter from PSR-LA Peace and Security Ambassador, Dr. Bill Perkins, to the NY Times, published on March 6th. In response to “New Think and Old Weapons,” Dr. Perkins calls upon lessons from three decades of PSR leadership to discuss the opportunities presented if a limited purpose of deterrence is adhered to in the nuclear posture review.
The thousands of workers who apply pesticides to California’s crops are subject to a medical testing program that’s meant to prevent pesticide poisoning in workers. As the program currently stands, it fails to work, and PSR-LA is supporting legislation to fix it: AB 1963 (Nava), Tracking Pesticide Poisoning in California.
Hear from local experts about the chemicals in your community, and what you can do about them! In fall 2009, the US House of Representatives passed legislation that could protect over 110 million Americans that live near chemical plants. The Senate will consider this legislation this year.
Bad actor chemicals negatively affect our health every day. Hundreds of case studies have shown the consequential health impacts of Bad Actor chemicals in our consumer goods. Take action to retire these bad actors through California’s Green Chemistry Initiative and federal TSCA reform.
Just in time for the Oscars, the environmental group Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy, led by PSR-LA held its own red-carpet event on Wednesday March 3 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. This tongue-in-cheek awards ceremony for “Bad Actor Chemicals” makes the case for their immediate retirement through the Green Chemistry Initiative.