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Global Community Monitor’s work to protect the public from health threats will be featured on 60 Minutes on Sunday March 1st.
According to 60 Minutes’ own show notes:
After a seven-month investigation, 60 MINUTES found that Chinese-made laminate flooring sold in Lumber Liquidator outlets across the country contains amounts of toxic formaldehyde that may not meet health and safety standards. Anderson Cooper reports.
In July 2014, Global Community Monitor released independent lab tests showing that Chinese-made laminate flooring sold by the Lumber Liquidators chain emits formaldehyde at levels far above the level requiring cancer warnings under California law.
Protect your family
If you live in California and have purchased laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators in the past several years, you can find more information here.
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~Save the Date~
60 Minutes Viewing Party
March 1, 2015 – 5pm – 8pm at the Ivy Room
GCM is going to be on 60 Minutes and we’re all meeting up at the Ivy Room to watch it! Pamela’s going to bring some salad and Denny’s making vegan chili & cornbread so BYO chili toppings and support our local watering hole by buying a cocktail from the bar.
Come join GCM Staff (we may even sign an autograph or two..) and learn more about the work we’re doing in California and worldwide to protect everyone from toxic exposure.
In case you missed it, some great activists are coming together in Oakland, CA this weekend to demand real leadership on climate change and strategize on how to achieve it. The heavyweight (activist) contenders include 350.org, Californians Against Fracking, EarthJustice, Idle No More, and you know Global Community Monitor will be there!
Here’s why YOU need to be there:
- Activists from all over the State are planning on attending. This means you’ll have an opportunity to connect with the farmer in Kern County, concerned about groundwater contamination from fracking as well as the community leaders who are winning the fight in the Monterey Shale
- There WILL be stickers!
- By attending you’ll be able to learn about and contribute to statewide strategies to protect our communities for 2015
- Oakland’s a great city and the march should take you past the famous Grand Lake Farmers Market where you can pick up a quick snack and relish in the support from the Grand Lake Theater.
- As always, the more of us show up, the louder the message is to Gov. Jerry Brown!
And, here’s the line-up:
- Saturday, February 7th starts out with a march at 11:30am, meeting at Frank Ogawa Plaza.
- Later that day, Californians Against Fracking (CAF) are hosting a statewide convergence at 4pm at Laney College. Activists who are working to stop fracking in their communities will convene to hear more about CAF and to discuss how their local community or organization can engage with others across the state.
- Sunday, February 8th, ForestEthics is closing out an amazing weekend with California’s first-ever statewide strategy summit on oil by rail from 9:30am – 4pm at Laney College.