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Our nation's clean water policy should provide all communities with access to healthy, safe water by protecting the streams and wetlands that contribute to our drinking water supply.

Rally at the Rio

September 13, 2013

Physicians for Social Responsibility New Mexico was pleased to participate in Rally at the Rio on 3 August, 2013, sponsored by 350.org, and in partnership with numerous environmentally oriented organizations - New Energy Economy, Audubon-NM, Citizens Climate Lobby, Wild Earth Guardians, and more.  The gathering featured a march and speakers from many of the organizations involved.  Dr. Rob Bernstein, President of the Board of Directors of PSR-NM, spoke about the health consequences of climate change, including the increase of infectious disease, heat-related ailments and respiratory maladies such as asthma.  He emphasized the role of PSR as the "medical voice of climate change."  Several hundred people turned out for the event.  We look forward to continuing our work with the Climate Cooperative.

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