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PSR Maine's Drs. Peter Wilk and Doug Dransfield make the case for nuclear disarmament in this radio interview.Source: MPBN
An op-ed from PSR Maine's Dr. Peter Wilk on the dangers of nuclear famine.Source: Portland Press Herald
An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Peter Wilk.Source: The Times Record
Dr. David H. Newman comments on gun violence from his viewpoint as an emergency room physician.Source: New York Times
With your help we are working to reduce the threat of nuclear war, educate the public about the dangers of climate change, demand safe, clean energy, and warn about global consequences of limited nuclear war. So many of you have supported us all year long in so many ways, we made this video for you. Watch to see some of the scenes from our expert tours, testimony, Facebook chats and media outreach.
A radio interview with PSR president Andy Kanter, MD, MPH on nuclear power.Source: WITF
An op-ed co-authored by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on the danger of nuclear famine.Source: CNN
An op-ed by former PSR Executive Director Dr. Peter Wilk.Source: Portland Press Herald
An op-ed from PSR Maine Board member Dr. James H. Maier on the effects of mercury.Source: Kennebec Journal
Dr. Lani Graham, PSR Maine board member, discusses the toxics found in children's toys.Source: WGME
An op-ed by PSR Maine member Dr. Paul Liebow on the Safe Chemicals Act.Source: Lewiston Sun-Journal
The news conference is being held by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Cal., the chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and will include public health experts from the American Lung Association and Physicians for Social Responsibility.Source: The Portland Press Herald
The Maine Green Hospital Award recognizes excellence in carbon emission reduction among Maine's 39 hospitals.
A letter to the editor by Daniel S. Oppenheim, PhD, MD, president of Maine PSR, on the need for regulation of bisphenol-A.Source: Portland Press Herald
An op-ed on the ratification of New START by Dr. Lani Graham, co-president of Maine PSR.Source: Morning Sentinel
An op-ed by Maine PSR member Dr. Paul Averill Liebow.Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine)
Doctors and nurses in 10 states, including Maine, tested positive for at least 24 different toxic chemicals in their blood and other body fluids in a study released Thursday by the national organization Physicians for Social Responsibility.Source: Bangor Daily News
Maine PSR’s Paul Santomenna discusses the need for health care reform.Source: Kennebec Journal, Maine
PSR recognizes the historic significance of House passage on June 26, 2009, of the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). For the first time, a branch of Congress has taken responsibility for acting to comprehensively reduce greenhouse gas emissions.