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Webinar: Hydrogen Pipe Dreams

Issue: air pollution | electrification | Environment & Health | fracking & methane

Type: video & audio

Why Burning Hydrogen in Buildings Is Bad for Climate and Health Gas companies are proposing to blend hydrogen with “natural” or “fracked” gas to burn in our furnaces and stoves. Watch our webinar to learn why this is a truly bad idea.


Essential Elements to Improve Disclosure of Chemicals Used in Oil and Gas Operations

Issue: Environment & Health | fracking & methane | toxic chemicals

Type: fact sheets & infographics

The use of chemicals is an important and potentially dangerous part of oil and gas production. Some of the chemicals used in drilling, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), and other types of extraction are toxic. Others may be toxic, but we cannot know; their identities are withheld from the public as trade secrets. Download


Chemical Makers’ Exemptions from Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules

Issue: Environment & Health | fracking & methane | toxic chemicals

Type: reports

Chemical Manufacturers Know the Most About Fracking Chemical Contents but State Fracking Chemical Disclosure Laws Exempt the Manufacturers, Undermining the Public’s Right to Know In the sixteen leading oil- and gas-producing states, manufacturers of chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) for oil and gas are largely exempt from requirements that they disclose to the public …

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Particulate Matter Letter to EPA

Issue: air pollution | children's health | Environment & Health

Type: policy positions & testimony

PSR joined 100 other organizations in sending a letter to EPA administrator Michael Regan calling for the agency to quickly set stronger National Ambient Air Quality Standards for fine particulate matter (PM) pollution.


Hydrogen Pipe Dreams: Why Burning Hydrogen in Buildings Is Bad for Climate and Health

Issue: air pollution | climate change | Environment & Health | environmental justice | Equity & Justice | fracking & methane

Type: reports

Blending hydrogen with methane (“natural”) gas in our gas stoves and furnaces is dangerous and would accelerate climate change. Read about six failings of hydrogen blending in our just-released report.


Gas Stove Pollution Fact Sheet for Health Professionals

Issue: air pollution | children's health | electrification | Environment & Health | environmental justice | Equity & Justice | fracking & methane | health care

Type: fact sheets & infographics

Gas stoves release dangerous air pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, and particulate matter. PSR’s new fact sheet for health professionals describes the specific health effects of each primary gas stove pollutant and the strategies & solutions you can review with your patients to help them reduce their risk of exposure. Download


Air Pollution, Climate and Health

Issue: air pollution | climate change | Environment & Health

Type: toolkits & trainings | video & audio

Greater Boston PSR and the Massachusetts Medical Society announce their new CME-accredited webinar, Connecting The Dots: Air Pollution, Climate and Health. The webinar is available on demand for free, or viewers can register to receive CME credit.


Gas Stove Pollution Fact Sheet

Issue: air pollution | children's health | electrification | Environment & Health | environmental justice | Equity & Justice | fracking & methane | renewable energy

Type: fact sheets & infographics

Gas stoves produce dangerous amounts of air pollutants. PSR’s new fact sheet covers the harms of gas stove pollution and steps to mitigate the impacts.


Climate Investments Letter

Issue: air pollution | climate change | Environment & Health | environmental justice | Equity & Justice | renewable energy

Type: policy positions & testimony

Letter to members of Congress from PSR and partner groups in support of investments in clean energy and zero-emissions transportation, citing the urgent health impacts of the climate emergency.


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Letter to EPA on Air Pollution from Heavy-Duty Trucks

Issue: air pollution | climate change | Environment & Health

Type: policy positions & testimony

Letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael S. Regan on the proposed Heavy–Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards, signed by PSR and partner groups.