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Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.

PSR Testimony on EPA Carbon Rule

PSR representatives testified before the EPA in support of EPA's proposal to limit carbon pollution from power plants and urged the EPA to emphasize efficiency and renewable energy. Read the testimony and watch video below.

Written Testimony

Kelly Benjamin
PSR National Climate Organizer

Barb Gottlieb
PSR National Environment & Health Director

Illana Naylor, MSN, CPN, RN
PSR Member

Lucas Niewenhuis
PSR National Environment & Health Intern

Pouné Saberi, MD, MPH
Philadelphia PSR and PSR National Board Member

Walter Tsou, MD, MPH
Philadelphia PSR Board Member

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Video of Dr. Catherine Thomasson, Dr. Cindy Parker, Dr. Walter Tsou, and Barb Gottlieb testifying.

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  • Tell President Obama: Ban Oil Trains

    Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.

  • Tell EPA: Public Health needs a strong Haze Rule

    The EPA must improve the Regional Haze Rule so polluters are held accountable and everyone can experience healthy air at our national parks and wilderness areas.

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