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Fracking and Water Contamination

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane | safe food & water

Type: fact sheet

Hydraulic fracturing combines water with an array of chemicals, some of which are carcinogenic, endocrine-disruptive, or otherwise toxic. The result is the contamination of huge quantities of water, with potential immediate and long-term threats to health.


Letter to EPA on ‘Censoring Science’ Rule

Issue: air pollution | environment & health | federal government | safe food & water

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, opposing its proposed “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” rule, which would restrict the use of important scientific findings.


The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Issue: foreign policy | nuclear weapons

Type: book review

By Daniel Ellsberg Reviewed by PSR member R. F. Gillum, MD Like many, I had tuned out annual updates on the progress of strategic arms control after the fall of the USSR. I assumed that thanks to the work of many, including that of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)– which gained …

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Statement of Edward Ketyer, MD To the Office of Management & Budget Methane Waste Prevention Rule

Issue: children's health | climate change | fracking & methane

Type: testimony

Statement of Edward Ketyer, MD To the Office of Management & Budget Methane Waste Prevention Rule Phone Meeting — 7/20/18 The Department of the Interior and Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to roll back the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule rule benefits none of the residents who live and work in the Marcellus Shale gas …

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Letter to U.S. EPA to Allow Testimony from Those Unable to Attend Public Hearing

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | federal government | safe food & water

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR and partner groups signed this letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt urging the EPA to allow more public participation on its proposed “transparency” rule, requesting that the EPA hold multiple hearings around the country as well as allow remote attendance.


Letter on Proposed EPA Rule to Censor Science

Issue: environment & health | federal government

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR and partner groups signed this letter opposing the U.S. EPA’s proposed “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” rule, which would hamstring the EPA’s use of scientific information.


Letter to Justin Trudeau: Climate Leadership Means Saying No to Pipelines

Issue: environment & health | environmental justice | fracking & methane

Type: letter to policymaker

As an end-of-month deadline approaches for the fate of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project, PSR along with over 230 civil society groups from 44 countries released an open letter being sent to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urging him to reject the pipeline and instead begin planning for a managed decline of fossil fuel production and …

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PSR Comments to BLM Opposing Delay in Methane Standards

Issue: environment & health | federal government | fracking & methane

Type: testimony

PSR’s official comments opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to delay implementation of health-protective standards to reduce methane pollution and waste of natural gas produced on the national’s federal and tribal lands.


Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Issue: nuclear weapons

Type: fact sheet | toolkit

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-LA Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. See what the costs are in your community.


Webinar: Health Risks of Nuclear Power

Issue: nuclear power

Type: video

As PSR chapters promote the transition to clean renewable energy, some are finding that nuclear power is being proposed as renewable. This webinar explores exactly why nuclear is not clean, not safe and not renewable. Citations Citations for Damon Motz-Storey’s slides EIA – Nuclear Energy Explained Nuclear Regulatory Commission – United States Operating Power Reactors …

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