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  • Send PSR's "No Nuke" message to your legislators!

    Working as a team, PSR leaders amplified our call for a global ban on nuclear weapons -- with 17 local guest editorials and blogs in 11 states, plus four national outlets such as CNN and Huffington Post. Please present this message to your elected officials by forwarding one or more of these articles to them.

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  • WNCPSR Presents at Veterans for Peace Annual Convention

    Western North Carolina's PSR Chapter provided speakers for the Veterans for Peace 29th Annual Convention in Asheville, NC. Several hundred people from across the U.S. and around the world attended the event. PSR members Steve Gilman, Bob Howarth, and Dr. Stanley Dienst all presented on nuclear issues at the convention, and Dr. Terry Clark moderated a Q&A following the presentations.

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  • PSR Testifies at EPA Hearings on Carbon Rule

    PSR chapters, board, staff and interns all turned out to testify before the Environmental Protection Agency, voicing support for EPA's proposal to limit carbon pollution from power plants. At four hearings around the country, PSR speakers also urged the EPA to stress energy efficiency and renewable energy sources as the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, and to reject nuclear power and "fracked" natural gas as alternatives to coal. See video clips, photos, written testimonies and news coverage here.

  • New PSR Report on Coal Ash "Fugitive Dust"

    PSR and Earthjustice just released a new report about the health impacts of breathing coal ash dust. The very smallest particles are inhaled into the deepest part of the lungs and can trigger asthma attacks and lead to cancer, lung disease and other serious health problems.  Dust from coal ash landfills and uncovered trucks carrying coal ash blows into nearby communities, putting lives at risk. Download the report.

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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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Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

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