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The False Promise of Natural Gas

Article in The New England Journal of Medicine by Greater Boston PSR’s Philip J. Landrigan, MD, Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, and Brita E. Lundberg, MD.


27 Health Organizations, Led by Physicians for Social Responsibility and American Lung Association, Submit Comments to EPA Opposing Rollback of New Source Performance Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Industry

On November 25, Physicians for Social Responsibility, American Lung Association and 25 other health organizations submitted official joint comments in opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed amendments to the 2012 and 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry.


Honoring Legacies, Demanding a Better Future: PSR 2019 Visionary Leaders Awards Ceremony and Symposium Celebrate Bold Changemakers

PSR’s Visionary Leaders Awards ceremony and reception, now in its fourth year, recognizes individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts in advancing nuclear weapons abolition and/or addressing environmental risks to human health, including the catastrophic consequences caused by climate change, through collaborations that strengthen the PSR mission. PSR works to address the gravest threats to …

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Tell Congress: Protect Workers from Deadly Heat!

Heat is the leading weather-related killer in the U.S., and the the climate crisis is making the problem worse. U.S. workers currently have no basic protections against deadly heat, and it’s only getting more dangerous for them. Whether it’s a worker laboring under the scorching sun or in a sweltering warehouse without proper ventilation, no …

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“Censorship Science, Pure and Simple”: Physicians for Social Responsibility Opposes EPA Rule to Undermine Use of Scientific Studies in Forming Policies

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Press contact: Olivia Alperstein, Media Relations Manager, Physicians for Social Responsibility (202) 587-5232, oalperstein@psr.org November 12, 2019 Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is crafting a rule that would effectively bar the use of some of the nation’s most robust scientific research in writing EPA policy. A new draft of the …

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