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  • February 2, 2016
    Florida PSR Rallies Against Fracking

    Florida PSR joined partner groups and activists rallying in Tallahassee, FL and Brandon, FL against a proposed pro-fracking bill in the state senate.

  • January 27, 2016
    Fracking will endanger our health

    An op-ed from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.

    Source: Tallahassee Democrat
  • January 27, 2016
    Fracking puts Floridians' health at risk

    A letter to the editor from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.

    Source: Tampa Bay Times
  • December 3, 2015
    Fracking bill surfaces again despite opposition, and is getting House support

    Florida PSR's Lonnie Draper and Ray Bellamy discuss the potential for groundwater contamination from fracking.

    Source: Tampa Bay Times
  • November 28, 2015
    Fracking in Florida will be disastrous

    A letter to the editor from Florida PSR's Dr. Ray Bellamy.

    Source: Tallahassee Democrat
  • November 16, 2015
    PSR Florida Fracking-Ban Resolution

    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.

  • August 3, 2015
    Climate change is a public health issue

    An op-ed by PSR Florida's Dr. Lonnie Draper.

    Source: Tallahassee Democrat
  • May 14, 2015
    Remembering Dr. Ben Pollara

    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.

  • April 6, 2015
    Former Gov. Bob Martinez Receives the T. Terrell Sessums Award

    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.

  • October 1, 2014
    Florida Needs a Health-Protective Energy Policy Plan

    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.

  • September 18, 2014
    NextGen Climate builds Rick Scott's ark

    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
  • September 1, 2014
    Peace Luncheon

    Florida PSR held a Peace Luncheon to commemorate the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  • August 11, 2014
    PSR/FL Steering Committee member, Dr. Ron Saff, and his practice recognized as Green Doctor Office

    Dr. Ron Saff's practice, the Allergy & Asthma Diagnostic Treatment Center, has been awarded recognition as a "Green Doctor Office" by My Green Doctor.

  • August 5, 2014
    Coal ash pollution needs tighter regulation

    An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Lynn Ringenberg on the dangers of coal ash.

    Source: Sun Sentinel
  • July 28, 2014
    Why I support the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

    An op-ed from Florida PSR President and PSR National President-Elect Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, who is testifying before the EPA on the public health impacts of carbon pollution.

    Source: Tampa Tribune
  • May 13, 2014
    EPA rules can help protect children

    An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg on new emissions standards for coal-fired power plants.

    Source: The Tallahassee Democrat
  • April 18, 2014
    Work to protect the environment

    A letter on what we can do to help the environment, by Cindy Nguyen, Thanhnga Doan, Manjari Pedapudi, Camille Imbo and Jennifer Le, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, USF College of Medicine.

    Source: Tampa Bay Times
  • March 12, 2014
    House panel supports Keystone XL pipeline

    Florida PSR steering committee member Dr. Ron Saff testified against HB 281, which would encourage the president to give approval to the pipeline project. Dr. Saff said, "We should decrease our addiction to oil, not increase it with the Keystone pipeline."

    Source: The Florida Current
  • March 7, 2014
    Florida PSR Hosts Fracking Expert

    PSR/Florida sponsored Craig Stevens, Groundswell Rising Community Outreach Coordinator to come to Tallahassee to help us educate members of the legislature on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.

  • February 7, 2014
    The Need for Chemical Reform

    PSR/Florida has been advocating for toxic chemical reform for years, providing education and resources to healthcare professionals and the public and briefing members of Congress.

PSR Tampa Bay Winter News Letter 2010

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!