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.
In the face of the Trump administration’s efforts to promote the use and export of fracked or so-called “natural” gas, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has released a white paper detailing the ways that gas processed for export endangers human health and lives.
PSR, the American Lung Association, 10 PSR chapters and 15 other health organizations submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing the agency’s proposal to roll back limits on leaks and emissions of methane from oil and gas wells.
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.
Article in Hood River News quoting Oregon PSR’s Lluvia Merello.
Article and newsclip from WWLC featuring Greater Boston PSR activists.
Article in Desmog Blog quoting PSR Pennsylvania’s Dr. Ned Ketyer.
Article in Salon referencing PSR and Concerned Health Professionals of NY’s fracking science Compendium.
PSR’s national office and four chapters are gearing up to inject the health voice into a new approach to slashing greenhouse gas emissions. It’s called “energy optimization,” and it combines energy efficiency with fuel-swapping: replacing technologies that burn fossil fuels with those that use electricity.
This article from Newsweek quotes PSR’s Dr. Alan Lockwood on the danger of hidden chemicals.