“From Molecules to Movements” on Green Chemistry

PSR-LA’s recent day- long symposium “From Molecules to Movements: Building the New Green Economy from the Ground Up” provided a forum for exploring green chemistry, education, and economic development. Participants included more than 150 high school students from South Los Angeles, and representatives from over 30 community-based organizations and businesses.

Stopping Bad Chemistry: CA’s Environmental Health Communities Stand Up for Real Safer Product Regulations

In 2006, the University of California sent the report, “Green Chemistry in California: A Framework for Leadership in Chemicals Policy and Innovation,” to the California legislature. The report inspired Cal/EPA Secretary Linda Adams to launch the Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI), a set of legislation designed to fundamentally change California’s approach to environmental protection and reduce or eliminate toxic chemicals from use.