California Sen. Barbara Boxer will be making a personal visit Thursday to a Mecca school where offensive fumes have repeatedly sickened students and staff.
Boxer, who chairs the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, called on federal regulators earlier this month to take whatever steps necessary to identify and prevent noxious fumes from polluting the air around Saul Martinez Elementary School.
An investigation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the South Coast Air Quality Management District isolated the stench to a waste processing facility run by Western ...
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television has set U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer as 2011 commencement speaker on June 10.
Alumni Mariska Hargitay and writer/director Charles Burnett will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards at the ceremony. Boxer, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992, was just re-elected for her fourth term. Senator Boxer has received many awards for her efforts for environmental health.
Hargitay stars in "Law & Order: SVU" on NBC and founded the Joyful Heart Foundation in 2004. The foundation's goal is to heal, educate, and empower survivors of sexual assault, ...
Gregory Jaczko, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, is grilled by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif) in this video.
After the devastating earthquake in Japan, the United States is wondering how it can avoid a similar nuclear disaster in the future.
California Senator Barbara Boxer is taking a look at the Japanese nuclear situation, being as her state is one of the mostseismicallyactive in the country, and is looking to better prepare the coast against nuclear devastation.
Barbara Boxer has also introduced legislation to lower earthquake insurance for Californians. (Which really, is ...