The Crisis of Single Use Plastics: An Update
Date/Time: Thurs, Oct 7th @ 7:00pm
Rep. Alan Lowenthal, CA 47, (Long Beach/Orange County.) Rep. Alan Lowenthal joined with Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley to introduce the bicameral Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2021 — the most comprehensive plan ever introduced in Congress to address the plastic pollution crisis that is poisoning our air, water, and land, and disproportionately impacting communities of color and low-income Americans. ( H.R. 2238 S. 984 )
CA State Senator Henry Stern, Dist 27 Sen. Stern is an environmental attorney, co-sponsor of The Plastic Pollution Producer Responsibility Act ( SB 54 ) and chair of the State Senate's Natural Resource and Water Committee
Dianna Cohen, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Co-Founder/CEO. Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of more than 1,200 organizations, businesses, and thought leaders in 75 countries working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, waterways, oceans, and the environment. Their documentary, 'The Story of Plastic', is currently nominated for an Emmy!
Moderator: Dr. Loraine Lundquist, educator/scientist
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