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  • October 23, 2012
    Chesapeake PSR Promotes Offshore Wind, Tackles Fracking

    PSR is fighting climate change and promoting clean energy in Maryland. A special partnership between national PSR and the Chesapeake chapter brings a Climate and Health Organizer to the chapter to ramp up recruitment and education of health professionals for advocacy on climate change issues coming up in the state legislature.

  • September 19, 2012
    Take tuna off school menus, group says

    A coalition of consumer groups including PSR is recommending the U.S. Department of Agriculture get tuna out of school lunchrooms after tests of canned tuna sold to schools found highly variable levels of mercury, in some cases higher than federal guidelines.

    Source: USA Today
  • June 19, 2012
    PSR supports the nomination of Allison Macfarlane as chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) today announced its endorsement of Dr. Allison Macfarlane as chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

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  • February 19, 2014
    Fuming over air pollution
    A letter to the editor from Chesapeake PSR Director Tim Whitehouse on dangerous pollution from coal-fired power plants in Maryland.