Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Pouné Saberi, MD, MPH
PSR Affiliation: Member, National Board; member, PSR Philadelphia board
School Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Pouné Saberi is the section chief for Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Philadelphia VA Medical Center and clinical faculty at Hospital of University of Pennsylvania.
She serves on the national and Philadelphia board of Physicians for Social Responsibility and is currently working on two projects related to health and natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale regions funded by Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology at University of Pennsylvania.
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