Impact of smoky coal
March 21, 2014
PSR board member Alan Lockwood, MD was interviewed recently by an Irish radio station on the health effects of burning coal. The interview was requested by Irish Asthma Society.
Source: The Last Word with Matt Cooper
Tests of 25 Mainers find high levels of chemicals used in plastics
March 19, 2014
Source: Bangor Daily News
Nuke Plant Incidents Renew Safety Questions
March 13, 2014
Chuck Johnson of Oregon and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility discusses the Columbia Generating Station, a controversial local nuclear plant.
Source: Eugene Weekly
House panel supports Keystone XL pipeline
March 12, 2014
Florida PSR steering committee member Dr. Ron Saff testified against HB 281, which would encourage the president to give approval to the pipeline project. Dr. Saff said, "We should decrease our addiction to oil, not increase it with the Keystone pipeline."
Source: The Florida Current
Federal chemical policy reform can protect health and jobs
March 6, 2014
An op-ed by PSR Toxics Program manager Kathy Attar and Texas PSR director Chris Masey.
Source: Houston Chronicle
Taking action on climate change
March 3, 2014
An op-ed by UI student and Iowa PSR intern Julia Sanabria.
Source: The Daily Iowan
Can a Hat Trick Reverse Obesity?
February 18, 2014
San Francisco Bay Area PSR's Dr. Jeff Ritterman on public policy options to stop obesity.
Source: Huffington Post
February 12, 2014
A letter to the editor on the need for chemical reform in the U.S. co-authored by Chicago PSR's Dr. Sarah Lovinger.
Source: Chicago Tribune
The Trillion Dollar Road to Armageddon
February 8, 2014
PSR's Drs. Ira Helfand and Bob Dodge on eliminating costly and dangerous nuclear weapons.
Source: Common Dreams
Time to Face Nuclear Dangers
February 7, 2014
Western North Carolina PSR's Dr. Terry Clark writes on the dangers of nuclear weapons.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
Maine Calling: Nuclear Disarmament
February 6, 2014
PSR Maine's Drs. Peter Wilk and Doug Dransfield make the case for nuclear disarmament in this radio interview.
Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms
January 30, 2014
An op-ed by PSR Arizona's Drs. Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
Honor Dr. Jeff Patterson by working to eradicate nuclear weapons
January 27, 2014
An editorial on the legacy of PSR Board Member Dr. Jeff Patterson.
Source: The Capital Times
Global warming is real; revenue-neutral carbon tax would help
January 22, 2014
A letter to the editor from PSR Harrisburg's Dr. James E. Jones.
Source: The Patriot-News
The Curtis Bay incinerator will endanger Marylanders
December 19, 2013
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
Limiting nuclear weapons: Diplomacy and dialogue
December 13, 2013
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the threat of nuclear weapons.
The Silent Epidemic
December 11, 2013
Dr. Alan Lockwood, author of The Silent Epidemic, weighs in on the oral arguments that the Supreme Court heard yesterday about the EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.
Source: MIT Press
The dangers to the world of even a limited nuclear war
December 11, 2013
A radio interview with PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand on the new report he authored on nuclear famine.
Rep. Bera should show support for first step on Iran nuclear deal
December 11, 2013
An op-ed by PSR Sacramento president Dr. Harry Wang.
Source: Sacramento Bee
A nuclear threat far greater than Iran
December 10, 2013
An op-ed by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on PSR's new Nuclear Famine report and the dangers of nuclear war.