Op-ed by PSR’s Olivia Alperstein for Buzzflash.
September 26 is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Tomorrow, we will honor the occasion by calling once again for the total abolition of nuclear weapons. PSR remains committed to working for a nuclear weapons-free world, and we encourage you to take action for a better, safer future. We’re not in this …
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continued its promotion of fossil fuels—and its assault on the climate and public health—with a proposal to weaken the requirements for monitoring and repairing methane leaks from oil and gas wells. This climate-busting proposal would undo a 2016 rule that required oil and gas companies to perform leak inspections as …
During the 2016 Presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump reportedly asked this about nuclear weapons: “If we have them, why can’t we use them?” For decades, PSR has called for a worldwide ban of nuclear weapons in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe. The solution is NOT to make nuclear weapons more usable. And yet, the …
Letter to the Editor from PSR Philadelphia’s Edward C. Ketyer, MD, FAAP, in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb writes for Daily Kos about the dangers to local communities posed by pipelines in a hurricane’s path.
INACTIVE – Tell your members of Congress that the EPA’s proposed action is irresponsible and dangerous to health. Urge them to speak out against this dangerous roll-back.
On September 11, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their plan to roll back a critical health and safety rule regarding methane, the main component of natural gas and a potent greenhouse gas.
PSR welcomes a new report examining the use of secret chemicals in fracking operations. Why doesn’t EPA require disclosure of the identities of possibly toxic or carcinogenic chemicals?
Op-ed by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member, in The Hill.