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Coal ash is toxic. Tell President Obama that protection from coal ash contamination has to be robust, mandatory and nationwide.

Congress & The Administration

  • October 17, 2014
    Groups sue EPA over failure to reduce air pollution

    The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, is on behalf of several groups, including the Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and Physicians for Social Responsibility.

    Source: KPCC
  • August 9, 2014
    Clean Power Plan is winner on many fronts

    A letter to the editor from PSR Board Member Dr. Alan Lockwood on the EPA's new carbon rule and the need for action on climate change.

    Source: The Buffalo News
  • July 30, 2014
    Improving Pittsburgh's Air Quality

    A radio interview with PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood, who says the EPA's new Clean Power Plan will improve air quality and save lives.

    Source: WESA
  • June 28, 2014
    Strong EPA rule needed to cut greenhouse gases

    A letter to the editor from PSR member Lisa Iannucci on the need for a strong carbon rule from the EPA.

    Source: Ashbury Park Press
  • June 2, 2014
    The Fight Against Climate Change Defines Our Future

    An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood on the importance of fighting climate change. Vote for Dr. Lockwood's piece in the Debate Club.

    Source: US News & World Report


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.

Click here to download: 

Action Alerts

  • Tell President Obama: Get Toxic Coal Ash Under Control

    Coal ash is toxic. Tell President Obama that protection from coal ash contamination has to be robust, mandatory and nationwide.

  • Reduce Carbon Pollution -- Support a Strong EPA Rule

    Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

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In the Spotlight

  • July 17, 2014
    Our Best Opportunity to Cut Climate Change
    We need you to take action now! Tell the EPA that its proposed rule to cut carbon pollution from power plants Is vitally important and on the right track – but can be strengthened.