*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Press contact: Olivia Alperstein, Media Relations Manager, Physicians for Social Responsibility (202) 587-5232, email@example.com November 12, 2019 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 …
The study examines the possible repercussions of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan circa 2025. Read PSR’s statement.
On August 28, EPA announced an attempt to roll back key provisions of the 2016 New Source Performance Standards, which provide critical health and safety protections to prevent harm to public health from methane emissions and prevent potential methane leaks. PSR opposes any attempt to roll back the NSPS.
PSR firmly opposes President Donald Trump’s dangerous decision to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Read our statement.
As an organization that mobilizes medical and health professionals on environmental hazards to health, PSR is gravely concerned about the severe potential fire, health and safety risks to communities with LNG transport by train.
A major new report by PSR and Concerned Health Professionals of NY compiles, tracks, and analyzes key trends about drilling, fracking, and its infrastructure, and demonstrates that there are pervasive, grave misunderstandings about the effects of natural gas and fracking.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their finalized Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, replacing the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan, the first-ever federal policy to reduce harmful carbon pollution from existing power plants, would have achieved meaningful reductions in those emissions, while the ACE rule sets no carbon pollution limits on power plants.
In light of recent statements by National Security Advisor John Bolton and others in the Trump administration and military regarding potential escalation of a conflict with Iran, PSR issued the following comment.
On May 2, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act. Read PSR’s statement.
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) is delighted to announce the addition of six new board members: Joy L. Blackwood; Dr. Natasha DeJarnett; Dr. Gwen DuBois; Dr. Michael Martin; Surili Patel; and Dr. Linda Rudolph. Read our official press release here. Our new board members bring a variety of backgrounds and expertise to the organization, including medical …