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Letter on Health Impacts of Biomass

PSR and other health groups urge policymakers to press for policy to create clean energy and not include biomass. Biomass creates increased particulates and other pollutants and should be excluded from incentives.

PSR Position Statement on Hydraulic Fracturing

The PSR National Board of Directors adopted, at its May 2016 meeting, a policy calling for a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking). We and all the nations of the world face choices about energy that will determine the health and livability of the planet. Our reliance on fossil fuels has heated the air and the …

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Physicians for Social Responsibility Support Labeling of GMO Foods

Resolution: Physicians for Social Responsibility supports mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods (GMOs). We believe consumers have the right to know what’s in their food and make informed decisions about what they eat. Supporting reasons: Why should the public have this right to know? Consumers want to know. Virtually every poll taken on the subject …

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PSR Policy on Health Care Reform in the United States

Access to comprehensive health care is a human right. It is the responsibility of society, through its government, to ensure this right. Adopted by Physicians for Social Responsibility Board of Directors April 2, 2009 For physicians, and indeed for all health workers, promoting health for all is a clear social responsibility. Attention must be paid …

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