May 12, 2016
PSR Applauds New Methane Standards, Calls Them a First Step Towards Needed Controls on All Wells
Today's announcement represents an important step towards protecting our communities from hazardous oil and gas industry emissions and more climate change acceleration.
May 11, 2016
An Historic Victory! Cherry Point Terminal Denied
The Army Corps of Engineers says no to coal & yes to tribal treaties
May 9, 2016
After months of pressure, the Gates Foundation recently sold $178 million of BP stock
The Gates Foundation has now sold most of its fossil fuel stock after pressure from the Gates Divest campaign, including letters from Washington PSR on the health impacts of climate change.
Source: Investor Ideas
May 4, 2016
IPPNW co-president Tilman Ruff addresses OEWG
IPPNW Co-President Dr. Tilman Ruff's presentation to the UN Open Ended Working Group on Disarmament, Geneva.
May 2, 2016
Health Federations Cite Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Joint Appeal for Prohibition and Elimination
The leading international federations representing the world’s physicians, public health professionals, and nurses have told a special UN working group that the medical and scientific evidence about the consequences of nuclear weapons requires urgent action to prohibit and eliminate them as "the only course of action commensurate with the existential danger they pose."
April 30, 2016
Flooding sweeps oil, chemicals into rivers
PSR Philadelphia's Dr. Walter Tsou explains the dangers of fracked wastewater contaminating drinking wells after flooding in Texas.
Source: El Paso Times
April 30, 2016
Spring 2016 Newsletter
Get a snapshot of TXPSR's latest work and activities by reading our newsletters!
April 27, 2016
Taste for Change: A celebration of food, climate, and environment
April 25, 2016
The Smaller, 'Usable' Nuclear Weapons Delusion
A letter to the editor from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.
Source: New York Times
April 20, 2016
Huge Victories for a Healthier World: Spring 2016 Edition of The Folded Crane
Read about some of the tremendous victories our programs are having in the Spring 2016 edition of The Folded Crane.
April 18, 2016
Power down Indian Point now for immediate inspection
Op-ed by PSR New York President Dr. Shannon Gearhart on the dangerous radiation leaks at Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Source: Albany Times Union
April 18, 2016
Security News & Views ~ April 2016 Edition
Here are this month's top ten news articles, media hits and opinion pieces to keep you informed about what's happening in the nuclear disarmament movement.
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
April 14, 2016
PSR Urges Clinton Foundation to Divest from ExxonMobil
ExxonMobil is a company that has been fighting efforts to address the climate crisis for over 25 years, deceiving the public to maintain its profits. Foundations that work on climate change such as the Clinton Foundation should divest.
April 11, 2016
How much longer must Maine be the 'tailpipe of the nation'?
An op-ed on ozone by PSR Maine member Dr. Peter Millard.
Source: Bangor Daily News
April 4, 2016
From Montana to the Coast, Coal Dust Threatens Human Health
A new study shows Bellingham and Longview terminals would harm communities along rail route.
Source: Sightline Institute
March 30, 2016
Senators Cantwell and Murray lead on nonproliferation
WA Senators sent letter to Obama urging the reduction of nuclear weapons dangers.
March 24, 2016
Ozone rule will protect children
Op-ed from PSR member and pediatrician Dr. Edward Ketyer.
Source: The Almanac
March 23, 2016
From Flint to fracking, EPA can learn from its mistakes
An op-ed by PSR's Director of Environment & Health, Barb Gottlieb.
Source: The Hill
March 20, 2016
What do we value more: health or money?
A letter to the editor from PSR member Edward Ketyer, MD.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette