Malibu resident and America Unites founder Jennifer deNicola will be speaking about polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Friday, Oct. 23.
The talk, entitled The Crossroad of Advocacy, Politics and Law Regarding Toxic PCBs in Schools, is part of a seminar series in Occupational and Environmental Health Research.
The event is sponsored by the Harvard-NIOSH Education and Research Center, the Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, the Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health, the Department of Environmental Health and funded in part by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
DeNicola’s lecture seeks to explain the history of PCBs in Malibu as a case study of PCBs in schools, discuss current EPA policy on PCBs in schools vs TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) law and describe the role of community in advocating for PCB testing and removal.