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Please email your senators and tell them to support diplomacy and oppose additional sanctions on Iran.
Student PSR believes that individual and community health are intrinsically linked to the health of the environment; in order to improve our own health, we develop a more sustainable relationship with the environment. As health professionals in training, we are in a unique position to highlight the medical problems caused by environmental degradation. Through education and advocacy, SPSR addresses a wide range of environmental issues at the local, regional and national level.
PSR-Los Angeles was part of the lawsuit against Boeing, working to clean up the Santa Susanna plant site, where a partial nuclear reactor meltdown was never adequately cleaned up.Source: eTurboNews
An op-ed from Florida PSR's Dr. Lonnie Draper.Source: Tallahassee Democrat
"If you live in a community where there is uncovered dry coal ash deposit and the wind blows you may be inhaling cadmium," PSR's Barbara Gottleib said. "The threats from cadmium are pretty severe: kidney disease, lung diseases like emphysema."Source: KBIA
Consider purchasing Climate Peril by John Berger to inform your friends and family about the threats from climate change. If ordered from Northbrae Books via email at email@example.com and mentioning PSR, the author will donate $10 to PSR. Read more »
PSR member John Lamperti reviews The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World. Read more »
PSR's official comments on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan, submitted November 22, 2014. Read more »
Letter signed by PSR and other groups urging Appropriations Chairwoman Sen. Mikulski to actively oppose efforts in Congress to prohibit the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) from implementing the President’s Climate Action Plan’s restrictions on financing overseas coal plants. Read more »
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Urge your senators to co-sponsor the "Children and Firefighters Protection Act."
Coal ash is toxic. Tell President Obama that protection from coal ash contamination has to be robust, mandatory and nationwide.
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 »
PSR tabling materials for outreach at students and informational fairs Read more »
Please make use of this great resource explaining the basics of climate change: what it is, why its happening, and what we can do to stop it. This flyer is great to use at tabling events for the general public, and doubles as an attractive poster when unfolded. Read more »