April 5, 2017
Frack no: Energy group travels here to 'protest'
"The health risks of fracking are far too great to Floridians and to our fragile aquifer that gives us our drinking water, supports agriculture and supports tourism," said PSR's Dr. Todd Sack in a statement.
Source: Clay Today
April 5, 2017
Activists Rally Against Fracking in Tallahassee
Over 200 activists and caring citizens from across the state of Florida held a rally in the state capital of Tallahassee and met with legislators to educate them about the environmental, economic and health harm from fracking. PSR Florida was well represented.
March 30, 2017
Does fracking violate human rights?: How to Test the Question
This piece on the human rights implications of the impacts of fracking cites PSR's Fracking Compendium.
Source: Center for Humans & Nature
March 28, 2017
PSR Counters Trump's Attack on Climate Change Protections
PSR vehemently opposes President Trump's Executive Order to roll back the Clean Power Plan and other protections designed to address climate change and protect communities.
March 27, 2017
PSR Responds to UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's Boycott of the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Negotiations
Today U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley announced the U.S. government refused to join over 100 countries gathering at the United Nations in New York to begin negotiations of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.
March 23, 2017
Keep methane waste limits
LTE, Paul Potvin, MD, PSR Maine Climate Committee
Source: Bangor Daily News
March 18, 2017
Vote for BLM rules is a vote for the environment
LTE, Lisa Belanger, FNP, PMHNP, PSR Maine Climate Committee
Source: Portland Press Herald
March 17, 2017
Letter to the Editor from PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg urging support for a ban on fracking in Florida.
Source: Naples Daily News
March 17, 2017
Security News and Views ~ March 2017 Edition
Here are this month's top 8 op-eds, news articles, and media hits to keep you informed about what's happening in the universe of nuclear disarmament.
March 16, 2017
PSR's Statement on Trump Administration's Anti-Health, Anti-American Family Budget Proposal
In response to President Trump's budget proposal, Physicians for Social Responsibility issued the following statement from Executive Director Jeff Carter.
March 13, 2017
Audio: Scott Pruitt, Trump's Man at EPA, Doubles Down on Climate Change Denial
Radio interview with PSR Executive Director Jeff Carter on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's statement that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a "primary contributor" to global warming.
Source: Counterpoint Radio
March 10, 2017
Press Statement on Scott Pruitt's Statement on Global Warming
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt told CNBC yesterday that he does not believe carbon dioxide is a "primary contributor" to global warming.
March 7, 2017
Nuclear weapons don't belong in any nation’s arsenal
Letter to the editor from PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand on the need for a ban treaty.
Source: Washington Post
March 3, 2017
Audio: Fossil Fuels and Your Health: Physicians for Social Responsibility Report
Radio interview with PSR's Barbara Gottlieb on health impacts from fossil fuels.
Source: Planet Philadelphia G-Town Radio
March 1, 2017
Madison School District discovers lead in drinking fountains
Interview with PSR Wisconsin's Dr. Beth Neary, a pediatrician, on lead found in local public schools' drinking fountains.
March 1, 2017
Dade City mayor wants Florida-wide fracking ban
Dr. Lynn Ringenberg of Physicians for Social Responsibility says one reason to ban hydraulic fracturing is because because it "can't be done safely."
Source: 88.5 WMNF
February 28, 2017
Pa. has done nothing about lead levels in schools, report says
Philadelphia PSR's Dr. Walter Tsou discusses the health impacts of lead.
Source: Philadelphia Public School Notebook
February 22, 2017
Dangerous new cleanup proposals for Rocketdyne
Op-ed on the DOE's failure to clean up the toxic Santa Susana Field Lab, co-authored by PSR's Dr. Bob Dodge.
Source: VC Reporter
February 20, 2017
Only way to survive nuclear war is to prevent it
Op-ed by Western North Carolina PSR's Dr. Lewis Patrie.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
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