Lauren Steiner is a political activist in Los Angeles currently fighting against fracking, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the privatization of education and for community choice energy programs and net neutrality. Follow her on Twitter at @Lauren_Steiner or subscribe to her YouTube channel, LaurenfromLA. In June of 2015, Lauren founded and led LA for Bernie, LA's oldest and largest Sanders volunteer group, which has been just renamed Our Revolution Los Angeles. Follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Lauren.Steiner.LA.
The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.