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
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.
May 24, 2013
Conference: Climate Smart Southwest
Build new and fortify existing cross-cultural, community, and governmental partnerships to educate and engage community action to address the anticipated public health impacts of climate change in the Southwest, September 20-21.
April 28, 2013
April 28th: 7th Annual Legs Against Arms 5K Run/Walk
Join PSR/Philadelphia for the 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk strengthening our legs as we oppose illegal arms and seek peace in the Philadelphia area. Proceeds support PSR Philadelphia's youth violence prevention programs.
April 10, 2013
Managing Our Planet Dialog
PSR Executive Director Catherine Thomasson will speak on the public health impacts of extreme weather caused by climate change at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
March 29, 2013
Webinar: Fracking in California
From PSR-Los Angeles, an overview of oil and gas extraction in California, discuss fracking and its impacts on public health and the environment. March 29 at 12:30 pm PDT.
March 18, 2013
The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health
PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood tours Montana speaking out about the health effects of coal, March 18-22.