When natural gas and oil are extracted, methane -- a potent greenhouse gas -- leaks into the atmosphere from the wells, compressors, pipes and other infrastructure. Tell EPA to regulate methane now!
Don't Put Politics Before Public Health Press Event
August 19, 2014
Time: 11 am
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Location: Capitol Rotunda
PSR Philadelphia, in partnership with other organizations, is calling for an investigation into the PA Department of Health for failure to address or even return calls from PA residents with health complaints from fracking. Signatures from health professionals and public health advocates in PA will be delivered to the Auditor General and state legislators.
Video: Trash It! Most Unwanted Meds Belong in the Trash
A 3 minute video produced by PSR Philadelphia to help you understand the issue of pharmaceuticals in the water, how to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medicines at home, and what is being done to protect the waterways. Read more »
Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »