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Climate and Health Risks of Liquified Natural Gas

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | fracking & methane | safe food & water

Type: report

Read PSR’s report on liquified natural gas (LNG) and its implications for our environment, our health, and our climate.


27 Organizations Submit Joint Comments Regarding New Source Performance Standards

Issue: climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | federal government | fracking & methane | safe food & water

Type: letter to policymaker | testimony

PSR, the American Lung Association, 10 PSR chapters and 15 other health organizations submitted comments to the U.S. EPA opposing its proposal to roll back limits on emissions of methane from oil and gas wells.


Statement of Dr. Robert Gould, Berkeley City Council, July 16, 2019

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: testimony

PSR’s Dr. Robert Gould spoke before the Berkeley City Council in support of an ordinance that would prohibit natural gas infrastructure in new buildings.


Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: report

The sixth edition of the fracking “Compendium,” which summarizes and links to an almost encyclopedic compilation of reports, peer-reviewed articles and investigative reporting on fracking’s dangerous impacts on health, has been released. PSR is proud to partner with Concerned Health Professionals of New York in preparing and rolling out this volume, which highlights factual evidence …

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Fracking Compendium Promotional Graphics

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: fact sheet | infographic

PSR and Concerned Health Professionals of New York’s newest edition of the fracking “Compendium” summarizes and links to an almost encyclopedic compilation of reports, peer-reviewed articles and investigative reporting on fracking’s dangerous impacts on health.


Flammable, High-Pressure Industry in a Populated Coastal Flood Zone?

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

Type: report

Public Safety and Emergency Response Aspects of a Proposed Methane Gas Compressor in Weymouth This new report from Greater Boston PSR examines the public safety and emergency response aspects of a proposed compressor station in a populated coastal flood zone.


Letter to the Editor Guidelines

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: advocacy materials | fact sheet

How to produce an effective Letter to the Editor (LTE) through 2 simple acronyms. Especially useful for writing about fracked gas.


Video: Medical Symposium: Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Development in Colorado

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: video

Video from the recent symposium in Fort Collins, CO for health professionals and concerned area residents, focusing on the health impacts of fracking and the substantially enlarged production sites expanding rapidly in the Front Range. The symposium was endorsed by PSR National and the PSR Colorado Working Group participated. Featuring Beth L. Ewaskowitz, PhD, pharmacologist; …

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Comments on EPA’s Proposed Methane Leakage Rule Change

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

Type: letter to policymaker | testimony

The U.S. EPA is proposing to roll back the rules that restrict methane and toxic gas leakage from oil and gas wells across the country. This roll-back would endanger health locally, and damage the climate globally. PSR responded with strong comments about these health impacts—and 19 other health professional and public health groups joined to …

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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.