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PSR Testifies for Wind Power in Maryland

February 17, 2012

PSR Testifies for Wind Power in Maryland

Catherine Thomasson, MD, PSR's new executive director, testified in favor of state legislation supporting an off-shore wind farm off the coast of Maryland. Dr. Thomasson's testimony stressed the health costs that would be averted by shifting from coal to clean offshore wind, including a large number of unnecessary premature deaths every year.

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  • Tell President Obama: Ban Oil Trains

    Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.

  • Tell EPA: Public Health needs a strong Haze Rule

    The EPA must improve the Regional Haze Rule so polluters are held accountable and everyone can experience healthy air at our national parks and wilderness areas.

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