Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Being located in Austin, Texas PSR has the benefit of being able to participate in both the local and state legislative process.
Several members of Texas PSR routinely present to the full Texas Legislature or various health policy sub-committes. Additionally, members meet with governmental agencies such as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
Texas PSR's key issues:
Radioactive Waste Storage
Nutrition and Health
Health Care Access