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Congress & The Administration
September 27, 2016
Next president has a nuclear option: Scrap the program
Op-ed co-authored by PSR members David Hall, MD and Leonard Eiger.
Source: Seattle Times
September 27, 2016
Obama Administration, Big Coal Face Off over Clean Power Plan
"If the exposure to the air pollution caused by burning coal was listed on the death certificate of Americans when they die, it would have easily made it into the top 10 causes of death in the United States," says PSR's Dr. Alan H. Lockwood.
Source: Sierra Club
September 26, 2016
Health Professionals Nationwide Support Clean Power Plan as 'Imperative' for Health
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) salutes the Clean Power Plan as a means to improve and protect human health by reducing carbon emissions, allowing our nation to surge forward with renewable energy, and ensuring cleaner, healthier air today and the well-being of future generations.
August 25, 2016
Obama Administration Sued to Protect Climate, Public Lands from Drilling and Fracking
WildEarth Guardians and Physicians for Social Responsibility today filed a landmark federal lawsuit to defend our climate, our health, and American public lands from widespread oil and gas leasing, drilling, and fracking.
June 23, 2016
A slightly less toxic system to protect our health
This editorial mentions PSR's position that the new TSCA reform law doesn't go far enough to protect public health.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer
Time for Real Change on Nuclear Weapons, Global Warming, and Toxic Chemical Policies
With a new administration and Congress comes the opportunity for the U.S. to take global leadership in working toward the elimination of all nuclear weapons, and for dramatic reductions in global greenhouse gases and environmental toxins.
PSR has put together a packet of briefing materials on these core issues that you can use to educate yourself, your community and your Congressional representatives.
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In the Spotlight
September 28, 2016
Speaking Tour: Heat Advisory
PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood will visit 6 states this fall to highlight the health effects of climate change and speak about his new book, Heat Advisory.