February 16, 2017
DuPont settles fluorinated chemical lawsuits
Dr. Richard Clapp, an environmental epidemiologist and former co-chair of the Greater Boston PSR Steering Committee, calls the DuPont settlement "a positive milestone for those in the Parkersburg area."
Source: Chemistry World
February 15, 2017
The next war must not happen
Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Stephen Wall.
Source: Smoky Mountain News
February 13, 2017
Nuclear Arms, in "Very Wrong Hands"
Letters to the Editor from PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand and Dr. Robert Dodge in response to a Times editorial on the danger of unilateral use of nuclear weapons.
Source: New York Times
February 11, 2017
Santa Susana Field Lab broken promises
Op-ed co-authored by PSR's Dr. Robert Dodge on the DOE's failure to clean up a toxic site in California.
February 7, 2017
Two Nobel Prize-winning nuclear experts explain the unlikely reasons why Trump could be our savior
Op-ed co-authored by Dr. James Muller and PSR's Dr. John Pastore on how Trump's presidency could spur support for nuclear disarmament.
February 6, 2017
Industry-Backed Congress Members Want to Roll Back Protections Against Dangerous Methane Pollution
Op-ed from PSR's Kathy Attar.
February 4, 2017
Don't roll back methane rules
Letter to the Editor from PSR Maine's Dr. Janis Petzel.
Source: Bangor Daily News
February 1, 2017
'Resist' is the mantra of Trump’s opposition
Op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. David Drake.
Source: Des Moines Register
January 30, 2017
Florida Fracking Ban Bill Draws Bipartisan Support
Florida PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg discusses the health and environmental dangers of fracking.
Source: Inside Climate News
January 27, 2017
Dr. Strangelove Resurfaces
Op-ed by David Barash, PhD, a member of the PSR Security Committee.
Source: History News Network
January 26, 2017
Appeal of Portland's Fossil Fuel Terminal Ban Sets Up Coalition Duel
A coalition of labor, business and oil industry groups is appealing Portland’s ban on new bulk fossil-fuel terminals, and a coalition of conservation and other activist groups, including Oregon PSR, has stepped up in the city’s defense.
January 24, 2017
Will we move closer to nuclear war under President Trump?
Interview with Philip Lederer, MD of Greater Boston PSR.
January 23, 2017
Abraham's Walk spreads tolerance in Iowa City
The PSR Iowa event aimed to celebrate diversity peace and tolerance in the Iowa City community.
Source: CBS 2 Iowa
January 23, 2017
Environmental and Health Groups File to Intervene in Union Pacific Lawsuit
Oregon PSR, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Columbia Riverkeeper filed a motion today to intervene in opposition to Union Pacific’s recent lawsuit in federal court seeking to exempt itself from the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act.
January 20, 2017
Security News & Views ~ January 2017 Edition
Here are this month's top op-eds, news articles, and "media hits" to keep you informed about what's happening in the universe of nuclear disarmament.
January 18, 2017
The full meaning of Donald Trump's finger on the nuclear button
Op-ed by PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand.
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.
January 11, 2017
America Cannot Afford Trump’s Nuclear Arms Race
An op-ed co-authored by Rep. Jim McGovern and PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand.
Source: Huffington Post
January 10, 2017
Statement on Oregon Senate Bill 7 Regarding Oil Train Legislation
We are heartened to see Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney take up the critical public safety issue of dangerous oil trains in Oregon.
January 9, 2017
Nuclear politics shouldn’t lead to nuclear weapons
Op-ed from WNCPSR member Robert Howarth.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times