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Stop Fracked Gas: Protect our waters and climate!

INACTIVE – Help us protect the health of our waters and the world’s climate—by speaking out against a proposal to build a fracked gas pipeline and the first LNG (liquefied natural gas) export facility on the west coast.


PSR Opposes EPA Effort to Censor Science

PSR leaders and staff stood with other health professionals, scientists, academics and NGO representatives at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing in Washington, DC to voice strong opposition to the EPA’s proposed rule, “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.” Throughout the 12-hour-long hearing, the vast majority of speakers who testified raised concerns and criticism of …

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Medical and Public Health Professionals and Organizations Oppose the EPA’s Proposed “Censoring Science” Rule!

Ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on its proposed “Censoring Science” rule, PSR and other medical and public health professionals, academics, and organizations are strongly voicing our opposition to this ill-founded proposal. 69 public health, medical, academic, and scientific groups representing millions of Americans released the following statement today to express concern …

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PSR Opposes Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court

Donald Trump has nominated his choice to fill the vacant spot on the Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh, a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Kavanaugh’s potential confirmation threatens environmental protections for decades to come. His opinions on two particular cases demonstrate how hostile he might prove to progress …

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PSR Letter on Climate in the Washington Post

The Washington Post recently published a letter by PSR’s Director for Environment and Health, Barbara Gottlieb. Gottlieb’s letter critiques reporters’ blatant avoidance of the term “climate change” in the Post’s June 25th article, “Immense rains are causing more flash flooding, and experts say it’s getting worse.” In that article, journalists referred to such climate-driven phenomena …

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PSR welcomes resignation of U.S. EPA Administrator Pruitt

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) greets the resignation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with relief and satisfaction.

“We are pleased to see Mr. Pruitt resign,” said PSR executive director Jeff Carter.


Don’t Let EPA Put Industry Profits Before Human Health

INACTIVE – Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is teeing up another action to cripple the EPA’s ability to protect human health and well-being. Tell the EPA that we need a cost-benefit analysis that accurately reflects the benefits that pollution protections provide to our communities’ health and safety.


Public health professionals tell the EPA to Protect the Clean Power Plan

Doctors, nurses and other public health professionals came out in force in San Francisco against the Trump administration’s dangerous plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the most comprehensive piece of climate change policy on the federal level. In 2015, President Obama signed the CPP to create viable pathways for states to slash carbon emissions …

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