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  • PSR to EPA: Protect health, slash carbon emissions

    Climate change is one of the greatest threats to health in the 21st century, making it urgent that we slash carbon emissions. The EPA's proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from new coal-fired power plants gives us an opportunity to do just that. Barbara Gottlieb, PSR's Director of Environment and Health, testified before the EPA, calling on them to pass a strong rule.

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  • Video: International Release of Updated Nuclear Famine Report

    TV segment with Dr. Andy Kanter about PSR's new, updated report on nuclear famine, "Two Billion at Risk."

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  • PSR Takes Action against Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products

    You don’t know what toxic chemicals lurk in the products you buy. Manufacturers won't tell you, and the government doesn't require disclosure.  So PSR is joining with allies across the country, calling on major retailers to identify voluntarily whether the products they sell contain specified hazardous chemicals. If they do, we're asking the store to develop a plan to remove them.

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  • 12 Billion Bullets

    In March, countries from around the world will gather at the U.N. to negotiate a potentially historic Arms Trade Treaty. This is a unique opportunity for us to push for the type of international standards that would begin to protect innocents from an unregulated global arms trade. Every year, 12 billion bullets are produced and the devastation that they create must stop. Join PSR and push our government to support a robust Arms Trade Treaty.

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Focus Areas

  • Environment and Health

    Toxics and global warming create pervasive threats to health. PSR responds via chemical policy reform, climate policy advocacy, practitioner education, and “Code Black,” a campaign to reduce pollution and global warming.

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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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  • Safe Energy

    The Safe Energy 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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