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  • PSR Testifies on Coal Ash as an Environmental Justice Issue

    Coal ash, the toxic waste left after coal is burned in power plants, has contaminated rivers, wetlands and drinking wells. It has gone airborne and coated people’s houses and gardens. PSR's national director for Environment and Health and a PSR doctor from Georgia testified before the U.S. Civil Rights Commission about coal ash as an environmental justice issue, disproportionately affecting low-income communities and communities of color.

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  • Florida PSR Rallies Against Fracking

    Florida PSR joined partner groups and activists rallying in Tallahassee, FL and Brandon, FL against a proposed pro-fracking bill in the state senate. PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg (pictured) spoke at the rally in Tallahassee about the health harms of fracking.

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  • Can We Prevent Nuclear War?

    PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail (Jan. 8) on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear weapons, and what we can do to eliminate this threat. Many experts believe that the danger of nuclear war is greater now than during the Cold War. Dr. Helfand asks you to take meaningful action to eliminate all nuclear weapons from the planet. Ira asks, "Can we prevent nuclear war?"

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  • PSR Launches New Campaign for the Clean Power Plan

    Want to help your state transition from dirty, climate-damaging coal plants onto clean, healthy, renewable electricity? Sign up for PSR's new campaign, "Clean Energy Saves Lives." Each month you'll take one simple action to urge state decision-makers to implement the Clean Power Plan by committing to renewable energy and energy efficiency. We have only seven months to persuade them. Sign up to receive your monthly actions here »

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Nuclear Weapons

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Environment and Health

PSR's Climate Health Action Teams teach you about the health benefits of clean, healthy energy sources and prepare you to advocate in your state for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Please join us to help move your state to a clean energy future and a livable climate.

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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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PSR mourns the passing of past PSR President and IPPNW Co-founder HERBERT LEROY ABRAMS

Distinguished physician Herbert L. Abrams, a leader of PSR and one of the co-founders of IPPNW, passed away peacefully at his home on January 20, 2016. Read more »

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Video: Health Voices for the Clean Power Plan

Watch our webinar on how the CPP is shaping up in different states, and how health professionals can get engaged.

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