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  • Protecting What We Love Best

    As we give thanks for food, family, and health, let’s take a moment to protect what we love from one of the gravest threats to health and survival:  climate change. The EPA's "Clean Power Plan" is our best opportunity in years to reduce carbon pollution. Tell the EPA you support replacing coal-fired power plants with clean renewable energy and energy efficiency

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  • Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency will Save Thousands of Lives

    If states reduce carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants by transitioning to renewable energy and energy efficiency, they will not only reduce greenhouse gases; they will also avert 3,500 premature deaths, 1,000 hospital admissions and 220 heart attacks each year. That's a finding by long-time PSR member Jonathan Levy, ScD, and prominent colleagues. View Dr. Levy's recent webinar presentation to PSR on these health "co-benefits."

  • The U.S. Made the Right Choice!

    On Friday, November 7th, the U.S. Department of State announced to PSR and other disarmament groups that they WILL send an official delegation to participate in the 3rd Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Conference this December in Vienna, Austria. THANK YOU to everyone who helped in bringing this to fruition by signing our petition delivered a week ago to the staff of the Under Secretary of Arms Control and International Security!

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  • Break the Silence on Fracking Non-disclosure Agreements

    It's hard to document that hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas ("fracking") harms health. That's partly because industry uses non-disclosure agreements, providing cash payments to victims harmed by fracking in exchange for a promise to remain silent. PSR-Chesapeake is petitioning industry to disclose important information about non-disclosure agreements -- and to allow those who have been silenced to speak publicly.

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Nuclear Weapons

Join our campaign! 124 nations favor banning nuclear weapons based on their humanitarian impact. If you agree, click here.

Environment and Health

This summer, PSR is building support for the EPA’s proposed rule to reduce carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent. For further information on this exciting opportunity, and to draft your comment to the EPA, read more.

Safe Energy

The Safe Energy program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.

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Latest News & Events

  • Nuclear critic to release a report on Richland plant
    November 18, 2014

    A report on used nuclear fuel management at the nuclear power plant near Richland will be released Wednesday in Seattle by Heart of America Northwest and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility.

    Source: Tri-City Herald
  • Fire retardant chemicals found in small group of Californians
    November 12, 2014

    PSR's Dr. Catherine Thomasson explains how fire retardants impact health.

    Source: San Jose Mercury News
  • Doctors Concerned About Antibiotics in Healthy Livestock
    October 24, 2014

    A new report, Prescription For Change, calls on supermarket chains to stop selling meat raised on antibiotics. PSR-SF joined forces with several other public health groups to voice their concerns about this growing health issue. Ninety-three percent of doctors are concerned about the meat industry practice of using antibiotics on healthy animals for growth promotion and disease prevention, according to a new poll released by Consumer Reports.

    Source: Kansas City InfoZine

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  • The U.S. Made the Right Choice!
    Posted by Theresa Shaffer on November 10, 2014

    On Friday, November 7th, the U.S. Department of State announced to PSR and other disarmament groups that they WILL send an official delegation to participate in the third Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Conference on December 8-9, 2014. Read more »

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