And the winner for most toxic chemical is...
March 2, 2010
PSR Los Angeles Executive Director Martha Dina Arguello discusses the Toxies, an award ceremony for the most toxic chemicals to bring awareness to the public health dangers they pose.
Source: Los Angeles Times
Healthy Food in Healthcare featured in Edible Portland
March 1, 2010
Learn about PSR's work with hospitals to take the healthy food pledge (pg 46)
What everyone should know about nukes
February 25, 2010
An op-ed by PSR Los Angeles Board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the Nuclear Posture Review.
Source: The Herald News (Massachusetts)
What are the real dangers of tritium?
February 24, 2010
PSR Board member Dr. Ira Helfand speaks out on the potential health risks of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer (Vermont)
Clean Air Advocates Challenge US Senator (Audio)
February 11, 2010
PSR member Dr. Stephen Jay criticizes Senator Lisa Murkowski's proposed resolution that would reverse the EPA's position on greenhouse gases.
Source: 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis
Obama's nuclear loan guarantees draw broad opposition
February 1, 2010
PSR and other groups are working to stop President Obama's plan to triple loan guarantees for nuclear power plants.
Source: USA Today
Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans
January 29, 2010
PSR Safe Energy Program Director Michele Boyd discusses the risks of proposed nuclear power loans.
Hamilton biomass plant brings jobs, controversy
January 28, 2010
PSR member Dr. Ron Saff is quoted on the environmental impact of a proposed biomass plant.
Source: Suwannee Democrat (Florida)
Lobbying, global warming, economy portend revival of nuclear power in U.S.
January 24, 2010
PSR's Michele Boyd criticizes a proposed energy bank that would give money to coal and nuclear power.
Source: The News Tribune (Washington state)
Will You Be a Victim of Killer Coal?
January 21, 2010
SR's Dr. Alan Lockwood, the principal author of PSR's new report Coal's Assault on Human Health, discusses the health dangers of our reliance on coal.
CA could save $700 million in health care costs by reducing chemical exposure
January 21, 2010
PSR Los Angeles Executive Director Martha Arguello discusses the health care costs of toxic chemicals.
New EPA Ozone Limits -- A Great Way to Start the New Year!
January 12, 2010
An article on the EPA's new ozone standard discusses PSR's recent work exposing the dangers of coal-fired power plants.
Source: Burnt Orange Report
Health and Safety Risks of Carbon Capture and Storage
January 6, 2010
An article by PSR's Dr. John Fogarty and Dr. Michael McCally discussing the dangers of carbon capture and storage. Full article requires subscription.
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association
Capitol Hill loves carbon storage technology. But are lawmakers overlooking risks?
January 5, 2010
A new article by PSR's Dr. John Fogarty and Dr. Michael McCally, published in JAMA, warns of the dangers of carbon capture and sequestration.
Source: The Hill
Climate change endangers our public health
January 3, 2010
An article by Carl Pope discusses the dangers of climate change and mentions PSR's recent report Coal's Assault on Human Health.
Source: Aurora Sentinel (Colorado)
American Public Health Association says FDA should ban rBGH
December 28, 2009
APHA along with PSR Oregon and other advocacy groups warn of health risks from recombinant bovine growth hormone (rGBH).
Climate change bill draft calls for more clean energy, greenhouse reductions
December 11, 2009
Wisconsin PSR's Pam Kleiss discusses the possibility of relaxed nuclear power rules in a new Wisconsin global warming bill.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal
Obama's Peace Prize brings hope for a world without nukes
December 10, 2009
An op-ed by Maine PSR member Dr. Paul Averill Liebow.
Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine)
Abolishing nuclear arms: It can be done
December 9, 2009
An op-ed by PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand on how we can acheive a nuclear weapons free world. Dr. Helfand is representing PSR at this year's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring President Obama.
Countdown to Oslo: Dr. Helfand’s CNN Article and a Live Blog from Oslo
December 9, 2009
As a decades-long national leader with Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), Dr. Ira Helfand has traveled the nation advocating for nuclear disarmament in hospital, university and community settings. He is currently in Oslo, Norway to represent PSR at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies honoring President Barak Obama.