Hydraulic fracturing combines water with an array of chemicals, some of which are carcinogenic, endocrine-disruptive, or otherwise toxic. The result is the contamination of huge quantities of water, with potential immediate and long-term threats to health.
Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-LA Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. See what the costs are in your community.
Background: The United States will develop two types of “tactical” low-yield nuclear warheads. The document claims that building smaller nuclear weapons (Hiroshima-sized) allows the United States to develop a more “credible deterrent” against Russia because smaller nuclear weapons are “more usable.” However, the United States already has low-yield nuclear weapons (air-launched cruise missiles and the …
Many local and national organizations have endorsed the “Back from the Brink” resolution. Are you associated with a group that might support this? Introduce this resolution at your church, synagogue, civic group, medical association, university, or municipality.
The Clean Water Rule (CWR) protects the nation’s rain-dependent streams and wetlands from toxic pollution under the Clean Water Act.
Fact sheet on the nuclear weapons ban treaty, to be negotiated by the United Nations March 27-31 and June 15-July 7.
A nuclear spending binge: security and economic downfalls of the proposed buildup of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
Quick guide to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons approved by the U.N. on July 7, 2017.
Citizens can use divestment to leverage the nuclear ban treaty and speed the elimination of nuclear weapons. Don’t Bank on the Bomb is a global divestment campaign by PAX that began in Europe and is gaining traction in the United States.
The Danger to You Our bodies are run by a system of hormones that control just about every bodily function. Chemicals in products like plastics can mimic hormones and disrupt the endocrine system, increasing health problems. Read our new handout and learn how to reduce your exposure.