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Clean Energy Tax Incentive Letter

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 …

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Letter on Clean Energy Tax Incentives

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.

Workers Memorial Week Heat Protection Letter

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.

Mercury and Air Toxics Comments

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).

Comments on EPA’s Proposed Methane Leakage Rule Change

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 …

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PSR Comments to EPA on CPP Replacement

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 on the Office of Children’s Health Protection

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.