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What California’s New Safer Cookware Law Means for You

By Nancy Buermeyer, BCPP Senior Policy Strategist  If you’ve been shopping for cookware recently, you’ve probably seen a slew of labels that say: “PFOA-free,” “PFOS-free,” “PTFE-free,” “PFAS-free.” If this alphabet soup is confusing to you, you are not alone. The good...

Changemakers’ Chat 4: Firefighters and Forever Chemicals

BCPP’s Changemakers’ Chat webinar interview series is bringing together the BCPP community and our partners during this time of uncertainty. Get unique insights from California Senator Ben Allen and SF Fire Chief Jeanine Nicholson on the impacts of PFAS...

Firefighter Anita’s Story: Why I support breast cancer prevention

Guest Post by Anita Paratley, San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief I am the San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief and a breast cancer survivor. Of Ashkenazi and Sicilian descent, I was raised on the south shore of Long Island and moved to San...