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Chesapeake Bay Area PSR's Dr. Gwen DuBois writes that one year after the Japanese disaster, U.S. nuclear plants still face similar risks.Source: The Baltimore Sun
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson explains the public health costs of coal-fired power plants.Source: WYPR
“Maryland cannot afford to continue paying higher medical bills for largely preventable exacerbations of childhood asthma, heart, and lung disease. We have strong evidence that the air pollution from coal-fired power plants makes these illnesses worse,” said PSR board member Cindy Parker, MD, MPH.Source: Wind Works for Maryland
Baltimore, MarylandDrilling Down: A Conference on Fracking Risks and Action in Maryland
Chesapeake PSR, national PSR and Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) are hosting a statewide fracking conference at the University of Baltimore.
Alexandria, VirginiaNational Physicians Alliance Annual Conference
PSR Executive Director Catherine Thomasson, MD presents “Lobbying and Advocacy: How to Play by the Rules and Win.”
Arlington, VirginiaCoal, Climate Change, and Keeping the Clean Air Promise
Panel discussion by Dr. Catherine Thomasson, PSR Executive Director, on clean air, climate change, and the importance of the EPA to our health.