The Latest News about Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration!

August 4, 2015

70 YEARS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS – AT WHAT COST?  Daniel Ellsberg, A-bomb Survivor Takashi Tanemori, Country Joe McDonald to Headline Historic 70th Anniversary Hiroshima Commemoration, Protest & Nonviolent Direct Action at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab WHAT: Northern California peace advocates will mark the historic 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and…

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SF Bay Area PSR Board President speaks on Nuclear Power

July 30, 2015

On July 18, SF Bay Area PSR Board President Dr. Bob Gould represented PSR at the educational conference “Nuclear Power, Health and Safety, Labor and the Fight in Court,” part of the annual “Laborfest” activities held in San Francisco. Much of the conference dealt with dangers posed by nuclear power plants to workers and communities…

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70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki – Join us on August 6th at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to End the Era of Nuclear Weapons

July 30, 2015

On the beautiful morning of August 6th, 70 years ago, citizens of Hiroshima, Japan, woke expecting a day like any other.  At 8:15, everything changed, forever, as the United States dropped the first atomic bomb ever on the city. When Japan refused to immediately surrender, the US dropped another bomb three days later, on Nagasaki. Those…

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Vote with your Pocketbooks to Make Nail Salons Healthier!

May 21, 2015

Nail salons and their health hazards have been prominent in the news lately.  In California, there are 122,039 licensed manicurists, most of whom are women of reproductive age. It’s estimated that as many as 80% are Vietnamese; many have limited English skills. Three chemicals of high concern in nail salon products are dibutyl phthalate (DBP),…

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“We All Live in Bhopal” Here in the Bay Area

December 18, 2014

By Catherine Porter, Policy Consultant In the early morning hours of December 3, 1984, a cloud of toxic gas from a leak at a Union Carbide pesticide plant descended on the adjacent neighborhood in Bhopal, India.  The sleeping residents became engulfed in a cloud of methyl isocyanate (MIC), resulting in the deaths of 8,000 women,…

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64 California Hospitals Celebrate Food Day by Serving Meat and Poultry Raised Without Routine Antibiotics

November 21, 2014

By Kendra Klein, SF Bay Area PSR Senior Program Associate On October 24, 64 California hospitals participating in the Healthy Food in Health Care program, coordinated through SF Bay Area PSR, served over 13,200 meals that featured meat or poultry raised without routine antibiotics. In total, more than 350 hospitals across the country joined forces…

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