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  • Historic ban treaty victory at the UN

    On October 27, the world took a giant step toward true nuclear disarmament. In a stunning victory for PSR and our international affiliates IPPNW and ICAN, the UN First Committee adopted resolution L.41 by a vote of 123 nations in favor, 38 opposed (including, unfortunately, the United States) and 16 abstentions. As a result, negotiations will begin in 2017 toward a nuclear weapons ban treaty.

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  • Everyday chemicals cost us billions

    Hormone-disrupting chemicals cost the U.S. $340 billion annually in health care expenses and lost wages. These chemicals can be found in electronics, car seats, makeup and food packaging among other consumer products. Learn more about hormone disruptors and tips to reduce exposure here.

  • PSR calls on President Obama: Expand renewable energy, energy efficiency

    With states across the nation assessing how to implement the Clean Power Plan, PSR calls on President Obama to recommend: Reduce carbon pollution by replacing coal with clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, along with energy efficiency. These health- and climate-protective approaches should be selected over natural gas and nuclear power. Are you a health professional? Add your name to our sign-on letter.

  • Harrisburg PSR Public Meeting

    At the recent chapter meeting, PSR students reported on the PSR student and chapter meetup in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and their tour of a local Iowa wind farm.

    Pictured: Dr. Jim and Sandy Jones, Ann Marie Judson, Dr. Paul Wengert, Students Neel Patel, Alyssa Beck, Sa Do Kang, Dr. Bob Little, Dr. John Judson

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Focus Areas

  • Environment and Health

    PSR's Environment and Health Program addresses toxics and global warming -- challenges to life and well-being that pervade the entire planet.

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  • Nuclear Weapons

    The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing:  nuclear terrorism, proliferation, and thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia. Fortunately, there also are new opportunities to eliminate this threat.

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  • Nuclear Power

    The Nuclear Power program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.

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Latest News & Events

  • PSR/Harrisburg Public Meeting
    April 12, 2017

    Harrisburg/Hershey chapter public meeting is April 12, 7 pm with speaker John Reuwer, MD on "The Holy Experiment in Colonial Pennsylvania—pioneer in non-violence."

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