Join us for a one day presentation by leading experts on childhood lead poisoning prevention and other environmental toxins. A collaboration of Southern California Health and Housing Council, LA County Public Health–CLPPP, PSR-LA, LA Housing Department and the Healthy Homes Collaborative.
How will expanding the I-710 freeway impact the health of nearby residents? In an Op-Ed published in EGP News, Dr. Felix L. Nuñez, MD, MPH, expresses his concern that freeway expansion will induce traffic and lead to negative health outcome in Bell Gardens, where he serves as the Chief Medical Officer of a community health center.
Will expanding the I-710 freeway to ten general purpose lanes with an added freight corridor lead to cleaner air? In an Op-Ed published on LAStreetsblog, physician Dr. Roberta Kato argues that expanding freeways is a misguided approach to improving air quality, and advocates instead for a community-driven proposal for the I-710 Corridor.
In an Op/Ed published, PSR-L A Board Member Dr. Richard Jackson and physician leader Dr. Rishi Manchanda express concerns that the proposed stadium may increase noise and air pollution, unfairly displace low-income residents and pose new threats to public safety.
PSR-LA Ambassador Dr. Robin E. Johnson was recently interviewed by NBC-LA about phthalates. There is a growing body of evidence that shows exposure to toxic chemicals in our homes, workplaces, and communities is having a negative impact on our health.