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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Stroller Brigade for Safer Chemicals

October 29, 2013
Washington, District of Columbia

Time: Gather at 9:30 am; Press conference at 10:00 am
Location: U.S. Capitol Lawn, Washington D.C. (RSVP for exact location)

Join PSR and the Safer Chemicals Healthy Families Coalition on Tuesday, October 29th in a parent-and-child "Stroller Brigade" for stronger U.S. laws against toxic chemicals.

Chemicals in consumer products are regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed in 1976. Unfortunately, TSCA has been woefully inadequate in keeping us safe, banning only five toxic chemicals in 37 years.

Congress is now considering legislation to replace TSCA -- but the proposed "Chemical Safety Improvement Act," in its current form, doesn't ensure the health and safety of pregnant women, children, workers, or vulnerable communities. Is this really "Improvement"?

We want a law that actually protects vulnerable populations, ensures the EPA can take action on the most hazardous chemicals, and moves us towards safer alternatives.

Urge Congress to bring real health-protective reform by joining us on October 29th at the stroller brigade.

Can't participate in DC? Watch the livestream of the event, and sign up to join the online day of action!

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Action Alerts

  • Vote for clean air!

    Tell your U.S. Representative to vote against H.R. 806 which weakens delays implementation of the updated ozone rules by eight years and tries to dismantle the Clean Air Act.

  • Tell the EPA: Don't delay methane protections

    Tell the EPA: don't delay the proposed rule to capture leaking methane gas. Our health and the health of the climate cannot wait!

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Resources

  • PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash

    Chesapeake PSR is suing the EPA over a proposed delay in a rule that slashes coal ash waste discharges into rivers and streams. PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb gave expert testimony on the health impacts of coal ash disposal. Read more »

  • Barbara Gottlieb's Testimony on EPA Methane Standards

    On July 10, 2017, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb testified before the EPA against a proposed rollback of a methane regulation that would reduce leaks from oil and gas wells. Read more »

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    PSR and the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units have just introduced the updated Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit (PEHT). This free web app offers evidenced-based information for clinicians to educate parents about how to reduce toxic exposures during well-child visits. Read more »

In the Spotlight

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    Eating for Climate and Health
    PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.