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PSR and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

At PSR, we take the “social responsibility” part of our name seriously, and that means doing our part to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community in which PSR’s national office is based, Washington, DC. Public health experts’ understanding of the situation is evolving rapidly, but it is widely agreed that the spread …

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27 Health Organizations, Led by Physicians for Social Responsibility and American Lung Association, Submit Comments to EPA Opposing Rollback of New Source Performance Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Industry

On November 25, Physicians for Social Responsibility, American Lung Association and 25 other health organizations submitted official joint comments in opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed amendments to the 2012 and 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry.


“Censorship Science, Pure and Simple”: Physicians for Social Responsibility Opposes EPA Rule to Undermine Use of Scientific Studies in Forming Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Olivia Alperstein, Media Relations Manager, Physicians for Social Responsibility (202) 587-5232, oalperstein@psr.org Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is crafting a rule that would effectively bar the use of some of the nation’s most robust scientific research in writing EPA policy. A new draft of the EPA’s proposal would require …

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