"I join the health professional community in calling on the EPA to strengthen, not undermine, these life-saving methane and VOC standards. I don’t want to see more patients whose life-threatening disease I can’t cure, because of exposure to pollution." Read the op-ed by Hasan Seede, Texas PSR board member, here:
This week Texas PSR presented the Toxic-Free Child Program at AVANCE Austin. The goal of the program is to educate low-income pregnant women and young families about the dangers of common household toxics, and to offer simple strategies to minimize exposure and prevent health complications.
We now have a free, downloadable Instructor Guide, printable cleaning supplies recipe cards, and Suggested Class Script in both English and Spanish. You can find all those and more here: https://texaspsr.org/toxic-free-child/
We are grateful for Program Manager, Trish O’Day ...
Researchers found that air pollution is significantly associated with an increased risk of psychiatric disorders and neurological conditions.
Read more here: https://bit.ly/2U0Zxzm
Emissions of mercury have declined, but levels in fish could still increase thanks to overfishing and a changing climate.