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Health Voices for Clean Air

Health Voices for Clean Air is PSR’s fall 2012 campaign to raise the voices of health professionals in support of clean air through advocating for strong standards and responsible protection for health and the environment by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).   Health Voices for Clean Air will raise the voices of medical and healthcare professionals and concerned citizens as they become informed and empowered to demand clean air to breathe.

In the coming months the campaign will feature talks to the general public and presentations to medical professionals by Alan Lockwood, MD FAAN, speaking on the true costs of fossil fuels to human health and the air we breathe. Dr. Lockwood’s new book The Silent Epidemic will be released by MIT Press in September.  Check back soon for details about opportunities to hear Dr. Lockwood speak about his work this fall.   

Health Voices for Clean Air is currently focused on Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  Dr. Lockwood will be traveling to the first four states and Catherine Thomasson, MD, PSR Executive Director, will be the featured speaker in Virginia.

We need the medical community’s powerful voice to weigh in on these critical policy issues as we fight for a healthier future. To start there is an action alert urging EPA to set stronger standards for particulate matter, this is your opportunity to have your voice heard.

For more information please view current event listings.

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Resources

  • Annual Report 2012

    PSR is pleased to present its 2012 Annual Report to our members and other stakeholders. Read more »

  • Toxic Chemicals in Our Food System

    What chemicals are in the food we eat? Chemicals are used in every step of the process that puts food on our table: production, harvesting, processing, packing, transport, marketing and consumption and can be dangerous to our health. Read more »

  • Fracking: Harm on the Farm

    Chemical exposures that harm farm animals and wild animals raise concern about health risks for people living near fracking sites, as the animals use the same water and breathe the same air as humans. Another, indirect concern for human health also exists: in multiple known cases of chemical exposure, cows continued to produce dairy and meat for human consumption, although it remained untested for chemical contaminants. Read more »

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    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.