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  • March 25, 2016
    What now, after the Supreme Court stay?

    The Supreme Court in February 2016 issued a "stay," or a temporary suspension, of the Clean Power Plan while a lower court reviews this legal challenge. This situation raises many questions.

  • January 25, 2016
    Video: Health Voices for the Clean Power Plan

    Watch our webinar on how the CPP is shaping up in different states, and how health professionals can get engaged.

  • September 19, 2015
    Nukebusters Short Film Awards

    The votes are in! Five hundred people and three celebrity judges chose the best films on nuclear weapons.

  • September 18, 2015
    Gala for Peace & Health

    Join the Gala Host committee, PSR members & staff for wine, hors d'oeuvres and dessert at the Austrian Embassy & Cultural Forum on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

  • June 17, 2015
    Climate Health Action Teams

    Join a local Climate Health Action Team and push your state to a clean energy future.

  • October 13, 2014
    Experts Caution Against Rush to Frack

    Summary of a symposium of experts to review a health study by MIAEH on the risks of hydraulic fracturing in Maryland.

  • September 30, 2014
    Attorney for WPSR Lawsuit against U.S. Navy Honored

    Washington Coalition for Open Government awarded attorney Kathy George the 2014 James Andersen Award for her outstanding contribution of service to the Coalition.

  • 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.

  • June 27, 2014
    No Fracking Secrets Petition Launched

    Health and environmental groups, lead by Chesapeake PSR, have launched a petition calling on Governor O'Malley to support a six point proposal on chemical disclosure in the event that Maryland authorizes the extraction of natural gas through a process of known as hydraulic fracturing. Amoung the proposal's provisions are: chemical formulas and other agents injected into the environment must not be subject to disclosure restrictions under trade secret regulations; and, drilling companies must provide comprehensive data to the state on the health effects of the chemicals used.

  • June 19, 2014
    Webinar: Health and Hydraulic Fracturing

    Thursday, June 19th at 8 pm ET, join us for part 3: Health Impacts Reported by Families Residing near Hydro Fracking Operations with Poune Saberi, MD, MPH.

  • May 18, 2014
    DC Days

    Join us to influence our policymakers to cut the nuclear weapons budget and address health threats. Participate in one day of training and up to three days of lobbying on the nuclear-industrial complex.

  • May 7, 2014
    PSR health webinars on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Wednesday, May 7. “Potential Health Impacts of Unconventional Gas Extraction” with Dr. Jerome Paulson. First in a series of three webinars on “fracking” and health.

  • April 25, 2014
    4th Annual Soul of Medicine Dinner

    Friday, April 25th. Chicago PSR's annual celebration, this year honoring Dr. David Ansell. Free for medical students.

  • March 31, 2014
    The NPT and the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons

    Speakers to include Dr. Ira Helfand, co-president of IPPNW and others. Co-sponsored by PSR.

  • March 7, 2014
    Webinar: The true costs of BPA and other toxins: dollars and disease

    Dr. Leonardo Trasande will review his research on the connection between toxic chemicals, rising rates of disease and health care costs, Friday, March 7 at Noon EDT.

  • February 19, 2014
    Fuming over air pollution

    A letter to the editor from Chesapeake PSR Director Tim Whitehouse on dangerous pollution from coal-fired power plants in Maryland.

    Source: The Gazette
  • February 12, 2014
    Michigan Speaking Tour with Alfred Meyer

    PSR Board Member Alfred Meyer speaks on "Nuclear Power: What You Need to Know about Price, Pollution and Proliferation," February 12-17.

  • December 3, 2013
    Climate Change: Impacts on Public Health

    Open to the public, this dinner program highlights the relationship between climate change and health, and provides ideas for mitigation. Featuring keynote speakers Dr. George Luber and Meredith Jagger.

  • September 6, 2013
    Chapter asks Governor to Intervene on Coal Plants

    Chesapeake Chapter has co-signed a letter to Governor O'Malley asking the state to take greater protections to address air quality problems caused by coal-fired power plants in the Baltimore area.

  • June 11, 2013
    Clean Air Ambassadors

    Susan Katz, MD of Oregon PSR is a PSR Clean Air Ambassador.