Congress needs to update inadequate toxics law
November 13, 2013
Dr. Susan Katz, president of Oregon PSR explains how the chemical safety law needs to be updated.
Source: The Oregonian
The EPA Coal War Comes to Dallas
November 7, 2013
Chris Masey of Texas PSR talks about the health impacts of coal.
Source: Dallas Business Journal
Hanford nuke plant’s earthquake risk underestimated, group says
November 1, 2013
A new analysis by Washington and Oregon PSR says earthquake risks were seriously underestimated when the state’s only commercial nuclear-power plant was built almost 30 years ago on the Hanford nuclear reservation.
Source: Seattle Times
Experts debate 'safe' dose of radiation
October 29, 2013
Decades of research show clearly that any dose of radiation increases an individual's risk for the development of cancer, according to the Physicians for Social Responsibility.
EPA made the right move toward cleaner coal plants
September 27, 2013
A letter to the editor from PSR Harrisburg Co-President Dr. Robert Little.
Source: Patriot News
Defining Appropriate Action in Syria
September 3, 2013
An op-ed by PSR-Los Angeles board member Dr. Robert Dodge.
Source: Huntington News
We need to take this light to others
August 31, 2013
It was a small group of South Asian immigrants who gathered this week in the basement of a local physician, Mohammad Khalid, in Potomac, Maryland.
Air board will start monitoring pollution next to SoCal freeways
August 25, 2013
This LA Times article quotes Angela Johnson Meszaros of PSR-Los Angeles, which is among the groups that sued the EPA last year to force it to require fine-particle pollution monitoring near Southern California freeways.
Source: Los Angeles Times
Natural Gas: The Bridge to Nowhere
August 19, 2013
PSR board member Dr. Alan Lockwood on the environmental impacts of natural gas and its contribution to climate change.
Source: Huffington Post
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Solemn anniversaries
August 8, 2013
A letter to the editor from PSR/Florida President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Hiroshima’s Legacy: The Obsolescence of War
August 1, 2013
An op-ed by PSR Los Angeles board member Dr. Robert Dodge.
Source: Huntington News
Duke Energy won't build nuclear plant
August 1, 2013
Duke Energy is scuttling plans for a nuclear power facility in the state. Duke Energy has been charging nuclear cost recovery fees for the planned $24.7 billion plant in Levy County. Through these fees, Duke customers have paid $1.5 billion for the Levy County plant so far.
Source: Bay News 9
Nurse protests nuclear weapons at local plant
July 30, 2013
Greater Kansas City PSR's Ann Suellentrop, MSRN, was arrested during a protest of the Kansas City Nuclear Weapons Plant. Many other PSR members participated in the protest.
Source: Kansas City Nursing News
Nuclear waste bill endangers public health
July 20, 2013
California PSR chapter leaders on the dangers of nuclear waste.
Source: Sacramento Bee
The courage to act on climate change
July 10, 2013
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson co-authored this op-ed on the need for action on climate change.
Source: The Roanoke Times
No such thing as a safe number of nukes
June 20, 2013
An op-ed co-authored by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand.
Do we need nuclear power plants? No: Toxic waste too dangerous
June 19, 2013
An op-ed on the dangers of nuclear power co-authored by PSR Los Angeles member Dr. John Goldenring.
Source: U-T San Diego
Nuclear is not the answer
May 30, 2013
A letter to the editor from Dr. Gwen L. DuBois, Chesapeake PSR steering committee member.
Source: Baltimore Sun
Greens to Corps: 'Comprehensive' coal study a must
May 22, 2013
PSR is among groups asking for a “single, comprehensive” environmental impact statement on proposed coal terminals in Washington State.
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Video: East Bay Lawmaker Wants Toxics Out of Insulation
May 3, 2013
Sarah Janssen, MD, speaking on behalf of NRDC and PSR, discusses the health impact of toxic flame retardants.