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  • March 7, 2014
    Florida PSR Hosts Fracking Expert

    PSR/Florida sponsored Craig Stevens, Groundswell Rising Community Outreach Coordinator to come to Tallahassee to help us educate members of the legislature on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.

  • January 24, 2014
    Chapter Submits Comments on Health Study

    Chesapeake PSR has recommended that the authors of a state-commissioned report on the health impacts of natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale develop a new statement of purpose; that the report contain a separate section or appendix with information on the chemicals used in the HVHF process; and that report contain a separate section on the limitations of the report.

  • September 6, 2013
    Chapter Comments to State on Fracking

    Chesapeake Chapter has submitted comments to the state on the draft Best Management Practices for hydraulic fracturing. We were highly critical of the state’s decision to establish best practices before conducting studies of hydraulic fracturing’s possible impacts on Marylanders’ health and of the proposed imposition of a "medical gag rule" in Maryland.

  • April 22, 2013
    Florida PSR Concerned over Fracking Legislation

    Florida PSR and the Florida League of Conservation Voters, in honor of Earth Day and respect for our Mother, are bringing attention to the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.

  • April 22, 2013
    Protesters Rally Outside DEP Offices On Earth Day To Fight Marcellus Shale Fracking

    PSR-Philadelphia board member Walter Tsou, MD MPH, joined protests against hydraulic fracturing, a form of natural gas extraction that exposes nearby residents to toxic gases and fluids.

    Source: CBS Philly
  • April 9, 2013
    Fracking bill passes CA Senate committee

    A provision protecting trade secrets led PSR Los Angeles, which backed the general principle of regulating fracking, to oppose the legislation.

    Source: Sacramento Bee

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  • 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.