SF Bay Area PSR President Robert Gould Testifies At Tracy Hearings For Nuclear “Complex Transformation”

March 20, 2008

The Department of Energy is holding hearings on its so-called “Complex transformation,” a plan to revitalize the nuclear weapons complex at 8 sites across the country, including at Tracy and Livermore. Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President and expert on public health and security issues surrounding nuclear weapons and energy, gave testimony yesterday,…

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SF Bay PSR Program Associate Lena Brook Publishes Letter In San Francisco Chronicle

January 23, 2008

Our Food Fueled Growth of Super Bacteria January 23, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Lena Brook, SF Bay PSR program associate and Coordinator of the California Food Work Group, published a letter in today’s Chronicle in response to a January 20th article: “Bacteria Race Ahead of Drugs” about the increased resistance of common pathogenic bacteria to…

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A Look Back At 2007: Policy Work With The California Medical Association

January 14, 2008

A quick look back to 2007 reveals significant success by our chapter in getting two important resolutions through the California Medical Association (CMA). Along with Lucy Crain, MD, Chapter President Robert Gould, MD authored “Modern Chemicals Policy,” a resolution which addresses the burgeoning scientific literature on the effects of industrial chemicals on public health.The resolution…

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Health Network for Clean Air luncheon meeting next week in Sacramento

January 11, 2008

Wednesday, January 16th at the Lung Association headquarters.11:45-1:45. James Goldstene: Executive Director of CARB will make a presentation about California’s challenges in reducing greenhouse gases – and how health/medical organizations and health/medical professionals can help move this issue forward. Nidia Bautista: from Coalition for Clean Air will discuss the on-road truck rule to reduce diesel…

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SF Bay PSR Steering Committee Members To Serve As Faculty For ‘Health And The Environment’ Course At UCSF

January 3, 2008

The course will meet for five 2-hour sessions throughout the winter quarter beginning January 16th. It has been designed to introduce health care students to a range of issues in environmental health, including health effects of air and water pollution, chemical toxicants in consumer products, and ways that health care providers can intervene to prevent…

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