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“Americans need real protection of their air, water and health, not abandonment of the EPA’s mission”: PSR Opposes Nomination of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Olivia Alperstein Media Relations Manager, Physicians for Social Responsibility (202) 587-5232, oalperstein@psr.org Washington, D.C. — In response to the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that mobilizes medical and health professionals and advocates on issues that …

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“Our organizations are deeply concerned”: PSR and 19 Additional Health Organizations Submit Comments on EPA’s Proposed Rule Changes for New Source Performance Standards

On December 17, twenty health and public health organizations submitted comments to Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler protesting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s proposed weakening of for the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), which regulate leakage of methane and toxic gases from oil and gas wells.


PSR welcomes resignation of U.S. EPA Administrator Pruitt

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) greets the resignation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with relief and satisfaction.

“We are pleased to see Mr. Pruitt resign,” said PSR executive director Jeff Carter.