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Tell the EPA to ban the use of methylene chloride and NMP in commercial and consumer paint strippers. Let’s protect workers and consumers from these harmful chemicals and switch to safer alternatives.
Florida PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg discusses the health and environmental dangers of fracking.Source: Inside Climate News
PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood visited Miami and Tampa as part of his fall speaking tour, highlighting his new book on climate change, "Heat Advisory."
Op-ed from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.Source: Tampa Bay Times
Dr. Rosalyn Baker, representing PSR/Florida, along with Moms Clean Air Force, spoke on the health hazards from fossil fuels and the need to rapidly transition to renewable energy to protect public health.
Op-ed co-authored by PSR Florida Executive Director Marybeth Dunn.Source: Tallahassee Democrat
An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Todd Sack on the need for renewable energy in Florida.Source: The Florida Times-Union
An op-ed on the dangers of fracking from PSR Florida Board Member Jeannette Fleischer, ARNP.Source: Tampa Bay Times
Florida PSR joined partner groups and activists rallying in Tallahassee, FL and Brandon, FL against a proposed pro-fracking bill in the state senate.
A letter to the editor from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.Source: Tampa Bay Times
An op-ed from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.Source: Tallahassee Democrat
Florida PSR's Lonnie Draper and Ray Bellamy discuss the potential for groundwater contamination from fracking.Source: Tampa Bay Times
A letter to the editor from Florida PSR's Dr. Ray Bellamy.Source: Tallahassee Democrat
A resolution supporting legislation providing for a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, acid fracturing, or any well stimulation performed for the purposes of exploration or production of oil or natural gas in the state of Florida.
An op-ed by PSR Florida's Dr. Lonnie Draper.Source: Tallahassee Democrat
It is with a heavy heart that we report that Dr. Ben Pollara, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at USF passed away yesterday evening after a prolonged illness.
Tampa native and former Florida Governor Bob Martinez was this year’s recipient of the 6th Annual T. Terrell Sessums Award in recognition of his state and community leadership, high standards and environmental stewardship.
Incoming Board President Dr. Lonnie Draper and Board Member Dr. Ron Saff delivered a letter to Governor Rick Scott asking for his strong leadership in putting together a health-protective energy policy plan for Florida; a plan with emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
Dr. Ron Saff, an allergy and asthma specialist and a member of PSR, warned that the time for talk has already passed as Florida is feeling the effects of human-induced global warming.Source: Tampa Bay Times
Florida PSR held a Peace Luncheon to commemorate the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Dr. Ron Saff's practice, the Allergy & Asthma Diagnostic Treatment Center, has been awarded recognition as a "Green Doctor Office" by My Green Doctor.
We are thrilled to share with you our Inaugural Newsletter!
The newsletter is meant to be an informative summary of the highlights from the past two years, and a sincere thank you to all of you who have made our work possible. We hope that you will be pleased with our accomplishments and will be encouraged to continue to support us as we strive to improve the health of Tampa Bay and make the world a little safer and greener for all. From all of us at PSR Tampa Bay have a wonderful holiday season and a safe and healthy new year!