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 …
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.
Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, opposing its proposed “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” rule, which would restrict the use of important scientific findings.
PSR and partner groups signed this letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt urging the EPA to allow more public participation on its proposed “transparency” rule, requesting that the EPA hold multiple hearings around the country as well as allow remote attendance.
PSR and partner groups signed this letter opposing the U.S. EPA’s proposed “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” rule, which would hamstring the EPA’s use of scientific information.
As an end-of-month deadline approaches for the fate of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project, PSR along with over 230 civil society groups from 44 countries released an open letter being sent to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to reject the pipeline and instead begin planning for a managed decline of fossil fuel production and …
Letter to Secretary of the Interior Zinke, prepared by PSR and signed by allied health organizations, opposing BLM’s rollback of methane venting, flaring and leakage regulations.
Letter from PSR and partner groups to the Environmental Protection Agency with comments on the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for State Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Utility Generating Units, urging the EPA to return to the implementation of the Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Letter to members of Congress signed by PSR and partner groups, urging support for the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act. Dear Member of Congress, At a time when study after study reveals the increasing urgency of acting rapidly to move away from fossil fuels and onto 100% renewable energy, we write to …
Letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking the Environmental Protection Agency to extend by 30 days the comment period for the Interim Final Guidance for State Coal Combustion Residuals Permit Programs.