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Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
No events planned at this time.
Portland, MaineTaste for Change: A celebration of food, climate, and environment
Portland, MaineHiroshima Day
A commemoration of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
Portland, MainePeace Fair
PSR/Maine will be tabling at this event.
Blue Hill, MaineScreening: Doctors of the Dark Side
Doctors of the Dark Side will be screened with discussion to follow.
Colonel Richard Klass (USAF, ret.) of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand, board member and past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, will provide medical and military perspectives on nuclear arms security policy. Their talks will follow progress of the New START treaty and the next steps for issues that include curbing the threat of nuclear terrorism, future treaties and funding for national nuclear security administration.
PSR Maine released their updated report Death by Degrees: The Health Crisis of Climate Change in Maine on Thursday, June 18. PSR Maine's new report is an update to their original report of the same name released in 2000, which was considered groundbreaking at the time. Read more »
PSR Board Member Dr. Ira Helfand speaks on nuclear weapons at the 2014 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome. Read more »
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »