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    Doing your holiday shopping? With every purchase you make at Amazon through, PSR will receive a portion of the proceeds. Make your priorities known with every purchase.

    Just visit when you do your holiday shopping, and Amazon will automatically send a portion of the sale to PSR.

  • PSR tells EPA: Stop methane leaks from fracking!

    Methane is leaking out of oil and gas wells around the country, especially wells that use hydraulic fracturing (fracking). That’s dangerous for all of us: methane is a highly potent greenhouse gas, 86 times heat-trapping than carbon dioxide during its first 20 years in the atmosphere. Tell the EPA that you support their efforts to limit that leakage and want proposed rules to be made stronger. 

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  • We did it!

    President Obama’s decision to refuse a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline is an important step in keeping the dirtiest, most energy-intensive oil source in the ground.  PSR members, environmentalists, friends and allies – all of us who actively, vocally opposed the XL pipeline – helped make that happen. And it took years. Look at what PSR was doing in November 2011.

  • PSR returns to its roots -- New England Journal of Medicine

    Drs. Ira Helfand and Vic Sidel co-authored "Docs and Nukes--Still a Live Issue" for the Nov. 19 edition of New England Journal of Medicine. PSR's first appearance in NEJM was in 1962, warning of the medical consequences of nuclear weapons. Flash forward 53 years to our latest NEJM article and you’ll find the same clear message.

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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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Latest News & Events

  • Nuclear War: Near Misses
    November 18, 2015

    A letter to the editor by PSR Security Director Martin Fleck.

    Source: New York Times
  • Members take action to reduce effects of climate change
    November 1, 2015

    Article on PSR's recent Climate Health Summit co-authored by Trish O'Day, RN, board member for Texas PSR and PSR National.

    Source: The American Nurse
  • PSR pushes for stronger fracking regulations in PA
    October 20, 2015

    "The closer you live to a frack site, the more likely that you will be sick with asthma, heart trouble, nausea from polluted water or stress from disruption of your lifestyle," said Dr. Robert Little, a representative of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

    Source: Harrisburg Patriot-News

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