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  • PSR tells the Administration to Keep its Methane Rule in place

    Last year, the Bureau of Land Management finalized methane protections that would end harmful leaking of methane on federal and tribal lands. The administration is now seeking rollbacks. With over 74,000 people living within a half-mile of an oil or gas facility on public lands, delaying the methane rules is dangerous to our health. Read our comments opposing dismantling these public health protections.

  • Local Medical Association Publishes All-Climate Edition of Bulletin

    The Hillsborough County Medical Association, representing 2,000 physicians and medical students in Tampa, FL, has published their first-ever bulletin focused entirely on climate and health, guest-edited by PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg. Several other PSR members contributed articles on how climate change is affecting the Tampa Bay area. If you belong to a local health professional association, please consider submitting an article on climate and health to their bulletin or newsletter.

    Read the bulletin here »
  • CA wildfires bring toxic exposures to communities

    The wildfires in California are a public health disaster. In the short term, residents of the impacted areas must deal with toxic air filled with particulates. In the longer term, residents and families must contend with the dust or ash left behind and what’s in it, which could include asbestos and lead, both of which are extremely harmful to human health.

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  • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

    The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is a landmark treaty that marks the beginning of the end of the nuclear age. The TPNW is a sign of progress showcasing agreement among the international community that nuclear weapons are illegitimate weapons of mass destruction that must be eliminated. The medical community played a leadership role in advocating for the TPNW as a public health solution to growing nuclear dangers.

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  • PSR Florida's Dr. Ron Saff Receives NAACP Award
    November 9, 2017

    PSR Florida Steering Committee Member Ron Saff, MD (left, with Jackson County NAACP President Ronstance Pittman), was recently honored at the Jackson County NAACP Freedom Awards. Dr. Saff was presented with the Elmore Bryant Award in recognition of his work to protect Jackson County citizens by raising awareness of a deep-injection well that endangered clean drinking water.

    Source: Jackson County Floridian
  • A call for a world without nuclear weapons
    November 3, 2017

    Op-ed by WPSR member Dr. Sara Cate.

    Source: Yakima Herald
  • Protect our health by protecting clean water rules
    November 3, 2017

    Op-ed by PSR Wisconsin's Drs. Monica Vohmann and Paula Rogge.

    Source: The Capital Times

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