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We shouldn’t be exposed to dangerous chemicals from food containers. Tell the Food and Drug Administration to withdraw its approvals of thirty ortho-phthalates as additives in food contact articles.
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 Arizona's Dr. Barbara Warren discusses the need for community resilience in response to heat waves.Source: Arizona Daily Star
Physicians for Social Responsibility said that while the updated law is better than the original, the reforms don’t do enough to ensure EPA has sufficient funding or staffing power to review potentially toxic chemicals.Source: International Business Times
This editorial mentions PSR's position that the new TSCA reform law doesn't go far enough to protect public health.Source: Brattleboro Reformer
Letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking House Members to oppose all anti-environmental policy riders in H.R. 5538, the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, including provisions that would block important methane emissions rules. Read more »
A letter signed by PSR and partner groups opposing a bill on GMO food labeling that would preempt state labeling laws. Read more »
Official comments from PSR to the Environmental Protection Agency urging them to protect air quality in national parks by strengthening the Regional Haze Rule. Read more »
A letter signed by PSR and partner groups opposing policy riders that would block, weaken, or delay critical clean air and public health protections in the FY2017 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. Read more »
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Tell Congress: Hands off the health protection that EPA is trying to provide! Protect us from methane and ozone emissions now!
The EPA must improve the Regional Haze Rule so polluters are held accountable and everyone can experience healthy air at our national parks and wilderness areas.
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 »