Washington Post article on the drilling lawsuit brought by PSR and WildEarth Guardians.
Physicians for Social Responsibility and fellow plaintiffs just won a landmark victory for climate and health as a federal judge rejected the leasing of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 acres in Wyoming. While the ruling applies to Wyoming, the precedent implicates oil and gas leases on …
PSR’s recent webinar offering how-to advice for talking about the climate emergency was the right topic at the right time.
In this Herald-Tribune article, PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg explains the dangers of mercury pollution from power plants.
This article from The Guardian features PSR Florida’s Dr. Howard Kessler discussing the health effects of lead poisoning.
The “Green New Deal” has burst onto the scene. PSR sees it as an exciting conversation-starter on climate policy, but as a resolution, it doesn’t have the power of law; it is better understood as a vision document, a framework for developing new policy initiatives. While we wait to see what concrete bills emerge from …
Greater Boston PSR issued a stinging rebuttal to a Health Impact Assessment that claimed to find no potential health impacts from constructing a fracked-gas compressor station in a low-income Massachusetts coastal town. It was so powerful, the agency that wrote the HIA spoke out against the compressor station. Read the statement here.
Sad but true: The EPA has proposed to allow coal-fired plants to emit more, not less, CO2, a powerful greenhouse gas.
Baltimore Sun op-ed by Chesapeake PSR’s Tim Whitehouse on how Maryland’s renewable energy standard allows dirty sources like trash incinerators to claim renewable status, and benefits out of state producers instead of incentivizing local renewables.
Radio interview with PSR Florida’s Dr. Howard Kessler on hydraulic fracturing in Florida.