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  • Supreme Court Overturns Mercury Pollution Rule

    The Supreme Court voted that the E.P.A., in creating a rule (strongly supported by PSR) to place caps on mercury and other toxic air pollutants, failed to consider early on the costs to industry. Fortunately, most utilities have already complied with the rule and reduced their air toxics pollution—and this decision will not have an impact on the Clean Power Plan.

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  • 2015 Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration events near you!

    August 6 and 9, 2015 mark the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings in Japan. PSR's new intern, Kristin Murdock, has created a calendar and map to make it easy to find an event near you. Join an event to support awareness of the devastating consequence of nuclear weapons and commemorate the innocent lives lost due to these weapons of mass destruction.

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  • Climate Health Summit: Creating Health Leaders on Climate Change

    Exciting training on climate and health and advocacy skills for the health benefits of climate solutions, Sept. 20, 2015, followed by a Legislator Education day, Sept. 21 in Washington D.C. All health professionals and students welcome! Organized by PSR, George Mason Univ. Program of Climate Change and Health, Health Care without Harm, CA Public Health Institute and Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. Sponsored by APHA, Trust for America’s Health, Amer. Psychological Assn.

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  • PSR helps launch Lancet climate and health report

    British medical journal The Lancet released a special report on the health effects of climate change, and PSR members Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc, and Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH, presented at the official launch event at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The report's key findings: climate change may have catastrophic impacts on health -- but actions to slow climate change will benefit health in many and wide-ranging ways.

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