PSR and eight health organizations urge the U.S. Congress to enact a package of strong clean energy tax incentives in 2020, as one of our best opportunities to meaningfully address climate change in the 116th Congress. Investments in clean energy are critical to combating the harmful health effects of air pollution and climate change. Clean …
PSR, the American Lung Association, 10 PSR chapters and 15 other health organizations submitted comments to the U.S. EPA opposing its proposal to roll back limits on emissions of methane from oil and gas wells.
Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to the leaders of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance, urging support for important tax incentives to drive innovation and wider deployment of clean energy technologies, including energy storage, electric vehicles, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
PSR letter to Senator Jack Reed (RI), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, urging him to eliminate funding for the dangerous and unnecessary W76-2 nuclear warhead.
PSR joined with 73 other health and medical organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Heart Association, to call on U.S . health leaders and policymakers at all government levels to take urgent action to address the climate health emergency.
Letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking the Department of Labor to issue a heat stress standard to protect worker safety, citing climate change and rising temperatures.
Comments from PSR and partner groups opposing the U.S. EPA’s health-endangering proposal to roll back the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).
The U.S. EPA is proposing to roll back the rules that restrict methane and toxic gas leakage from oil and gas wells across the country. This roll-back would endanger health locally, and damage the climate globally. PSR responded with strong comments about these health impacts—and 19 other health professional and public health groups joined to …
PSR submitted these comments in strong opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed replacement to the Clean Power Plan. It is not just inadequate; it poses significant threats to our health and does nothing to protect us from climate change caused by carbon pollution from power plants.
Letter to EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, signed by PSR and partner groups, expressing concern over the decision to place the director of the Office of Children’s Health Protection (OCHP), Dr. Ruth Etzel, on administrative leave without explanation, potentially signaling a lack of concern for the importance of children’s health.