February 18, 2017
Closing Richland nuclear plant would be a win for ratepayers, study says
A new report commissioned by Oregon PSR shows that renewables could replace the Columbia Generating Station at a lower cost.
Source: The Oregonian
January 11, 2017
Video: Greenhouse gas initiative impacts health in Md.
Chesapeake PSR's Sara Via, PhD, talks about the public health benefits in Maryland from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
December 15, 2016
Distributed solar energy can improve public health in Arizona
Op-ed by PSR Arizona's Dr. Barbara Warren.
Source: Arizona Capitol Times
November 20, 2016
We must protect Frederick residents from fossil fuel pollution
Op-ed by Chesapeake PSR Executive Director Tim Whitehouse.
Source: Frederick News-Post
October 22, 2016
We could all breathe easier by reducing greenhouse gas emissions
We urge the DEP and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to consider an annual cap reduction of at least 5 percent.
Source: Portland Press Herald
October 21, 2016
Greenhouse Gas Initiative benefits economy, environment
A letter to the editor from PSR member Dr. Bruce Nayowith.
Source: The Berkshire Eagle
July 5, 2016
Florida Mothers, Business Leaders and Lawmakers to Discuss Health Benefits of Clean Energy
Dr. Rosalyn Baker, representing PSR/Florida, along with Moms Clean Air Force, spoke on the health hazards from fossil fuels and the need to rapidly transition to renewable energy to protect public health.
June 1, 2016
Seattle council measure seeks alternatives to nuclear power
First in the region to have closure of the Columbia Generating Station nuclear power plant as a goal
April 27, 2016
Taste for Change: A celebration of food, climate, and environment
April 15, 2016
JEA should not reduce incentives for rooftop solar energy
An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Todd Sack on the need for renewable energy in Florida.
Source: The Florida Times-Union
February 12, 2016
Health Professional Organizations Call on Governors to Continue Advancing the Clean Power Plan for the Health of the Nation
Today the American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility and twenty-eight other health organizations signed an open letter to the nation’s governors, urging them to continue developing their implementation plans for the Clean Power Plan.
July 20, 2015
Solar Installers: Net Metering Limbo is Bad for Business
PSR fights for solid net metering for solar power in Arizona.
Source: Arizona Public Media
April 21, 2015
Philly's Earth Day challenge: Greenest city or energy hub?
An op-ed by PSR Philadelphia's Cherie Eichholz and Teresa Méndez-Quigley.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
April 13, 2015
Obama is on the right track with the EPA clean power plan
An op-ed from Dr. Robert Little of Harrisburg PSR.
Source: The Patriot-News
April 12, 2015
Let's embrace clean energy solutions to solve public health problems
An op-ed by Harrisburg PSR's Drs. James E. Jones and Bob Arnold.
Source: The Patriot-News
April 12, 2015
No evidence supports the claim of health damage caused by wind turbines
An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Alan Lockwood.
Source: The Buffalo News
March 30, 2015
Bailout of nuclear power plant would set bad precedent
Source: Times Union
February 24, 2015
Keystone Pipeline News--5 Health Reasons to Herald the End of the Keystone Pipeline
Physicians for Social Responsibility applauds President Obama’s decision to veto the congressional bill to advance the Keystone XL pipeline.
October 1, 2014
Florida Needs a Health-Protective Energy Policy Plan
Incoming Board President Dr. Lonnie Draper and Board Member Dr. Ron Saff delivered a letter to Governor Rick Scott asking for his strong leadership in putting together a health-protective energy policy plan for Florida; a plan with emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
December 19, 2013
The Curtis Bay incinerator will endanger Marylanders
The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay.
Source: Baltimore Sun