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Tell the EPA to ban the use of methylene chloride and NMP in commercial and consumer paint strippers. Let’s protect workers and consumers from these harmful chemicals and switch to safer alternatives.
Coal Mining: The Toxic Risk
December 16, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: MTA building, 480 Commercial Drive, Palmer
PSR is working
with our friends in Alaska Community Action on Toxics to provide information on
the dangers to health posed by proposed
coal strip mining in the Matanuska-Susitna
Valley. If you are anywhere in the Anchorage area, please
consider attending their event to learn:
coal dust is toxic, and how residents from the Mat-Su to Anchorage may be
community health risks associated with coal mining
efforts to address community health concerns
If all goes well, you’ll
view a powerful new slideshow by Dr. Alan Lockwood, PSR national board member and
primary author of Coal’s Assault on Human Health.
Too Dirty, Too Dangerous
PSR's report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Methane, based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »
Climate Change and Famine
Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens. Read more »
Congressional Review Act Handout
Congress is poised to use the CRA to dismantle Clean Air and Clean Water protections. CRA allows Congress by majority vote in both chambers (with limited debate and no opportunity for a filibuster) to void recently issued rules-resulting in communities losing dozens of health, safety and environmental protections. Read more »
In the Spotlight
November 30, 2016
Eating for Climate and Health
PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.