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  • "Stunning" win at Standing Rock

    There was heartening news from Standing Rock, ND: The Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would seek an alternative route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Their decision represents a huge win for the Lakota people and their supporters, who rallied by the thousands (including some PSR leaders) to protect Lakota sacred lands and water. However, it is not a defeat of the pipeline.

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  • President-elect Trump: Rescind Genl. Mike Flynn as Natl. Security Advisor

    Physicians for Social Responsibility is proud to be among 53 organizations signing a joint December 5 letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to rescind General Michael Flynn's appointment. An excerpt: "General Flynn's appointment as National Security Advisor is a frightening prospect for anyone who values America's national security and ability to promote stability and prosperity around the globe."

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  • PSR and Environmental Leaders Call on President-Elect Trump to Renounce Hate, Rescind Bannon and Sessions Appointments

    PSR in coalition with twenty-five leading environmental organizations spoke out against hate crimes and threats against minorities in the wake of the presidential election. To achieve a healthy future we must work in solidarity with national and global movements for civil rights, social justice and an inclusive economy.

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  • Health Threats from Natural Gas Infrastructure

    We're aware of the air pollution, water pollution, and significant leaks of methane associated with hydraulic fracturing (fracking). But how many of us knew that transporting fracked natural gas by pipeline transports many of those health threats to communities far from any fracking wells? PSR's newest educational slide show identifies the risks. Barb Gottlieb, Environment & Health director, debuted the slide show recently in Virginia. Click here to download.

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Eating for Climate and Health

PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.

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Learn about the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on human health, communities, and the planet.
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