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PSR Testimony on Toxic Mercury Pollution

On September 8th, 2021, Barbara Gottlieb, Environment and Health Program director, represented Physicians for Social Responsibility in front of the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). She commented on the need for the EPA to reinstate their Mercury and Air Toxics rule, which was cut during the previous administration. This rule limits toxic …

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Oregon PSR Congressional Testimony on Climate Change

Patricia Kullberg MD, MPH representing Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility submitted testimony to the U.S. House of Representative Ways and Means committee hearing on “The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change” on May 15, 2019.

Taming the Nuclear Machine: An Interview with Daniel Hirsch

Daniel Hirsch retired in 2017 as Director of the Program on Environmental and Nuclear Policy at the University of California-Santa Cruz. He taught for many years at UCSC and before that at UCLA. He is President of the Committee to Bridge the Gap, a nuclear policy NGO, which he founded nearly half a century ago. …

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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 BLM Opposing Delay in Methane Standards

PSR’s official comments opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to delay implementation of health-protective standards to reduce methane pollution and waste of natural gas produced on the national’s federal and tribal lands.

Barbara Gottlieb’s Testimony on EPA Methane Standards

Testimony of Barbara Gottlieb Physicians for Social Responsibility Speaking On the Oil and Gas New Source Performance Standards Docket IDs No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505 and EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0346 July 10, 2017 Washington, DC I’m Barbara Gottlieb, Director for Environment & Health at Physicians for Social Responsibility. We are a national nonprofit whose mission is to protect human life from …

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