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  • PSR Celebrates Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline

    Braving the winter cold, PSR stood with nurses, environmentalists and college students outside the White House to celebrate President Obama's veto of legislation that would have required construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would ship Canadian tar sands oil across the U.S. to ports where it could be refined and exported. Tar sands oil, which is thick, viscous and corrosive, is dangerous and highly damaging to the environment and the climate. Read PSR's press release »

  • Antibacterial, stain-resistant -- and harmful to health

    Many everyday consumer products contain chemicals harmful to our health. Triclosan and PFCs are chemicals commonly found on our shelves and in our homes -- and new research reveals that they may cause impacts ranging from liver damage to immunotoxicity. Learn how to reduce your exposure by reading our factsheets on triclosan and PFCs.

  • PSR Marches for Climate Leadership in Oakland

    PSR members and leaders joined the March for Real Climate Leadership in Oakland on February 7th. PSR Board Member Dr. Bob Gould explained the health impacts of climate change in a live radio interview at the march to Andres Soto of KPFA.

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  • Nuclear weapons cost WHAT in 2016?

    The U.S. government is planning to spend $12.6 billion in 2016 to start the process of modernizing our nuclear arsenal. This is only a fraction of the $355 billion planned over 10 years to launch new programs. PSR wants to change that!  What can you, as a taxpayer, do? Join our webinar to find out.

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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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  • Findings on Fracking in New York

    New York’s decision to ban fracking is a huge victory, but there is more work to be done, for example to identify and prevent harm from fracking chemicals still spread on New York’s roads. Our colleagues at Concerned Health Professionals of NY prepared a useful compendium of scientific, medical and other findings on risks and harms of fracking. Read more »

  • Healthy Fish, Healthy Families

    How you can enjoy the benefits of seafood, while making smart choices to lower the risks of pollution. Read more »

  • Ash in Lungs

    PSR and Earthjustice's new report explores the health impacts of breathing coal ash dust. Read more »

  • Childhood Cancer and the Environment

    Learn the ways children are exposed to harmful environmental chemicals which may cause cancer -- and the need to focus our policies, healthcare and research on prevention -- in the latest Environmental Health Policy Institute. Read more »

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