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An energy efficiency rule is in danger! Contact the Senate today

May 21, 2024 Comments Off on An energy efficiency rule is in danger! Contact the Senate today

A valuable energy efficiency rule for furnaces is in danger of being overturned by Congress. Let your senators know that the rule must stand.

We Regulate a Tiny Fraction of the 12,000 ‘Forever Chemicals.’ There’s a Better Way.

May 3, 2024 Comments Off on We Regulate a Tiny Fraction of the 12,000 ‘Forever Chemicals.’ There’s a Better Way.

The New York Times article citing PSR’s “Fracking with ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Texas” report.

Significant Wins for Environment & Health in New Biden Administration Rules

May 1, 2024 Comments Off on Significant Wins for Environment & Health in New Biden Administration Rules

PSR applauds the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Department of Agriculture for their recently finalized rules that will help to improve the health of communities nationwide. PSR and our members submitted comments on four of these rules to ensure that they strongly protected public health. 

Green hydrogen: A climate change solution or fossil fuel bait and switch?

April 29, 2024 Comments Off on Green hydrogen: A climate change solution or fossil fuel bait and switch?

WHYY article quoting PSR Pennsylvania’s Christina DiGiulio.

More Than Refrigerators: Energy Star for the Entire Office & Home

April 29, 2024 Comments Off on More Than Refrigerators: Energy Star for the Entire Office & Home

We all recognize the Energy Star logo on refrigerators and other appliances. But PSR readers may not know that Energy Star is a great tool for the entire healthcare office to save energy and money. 

Midwest PSR board members join tax day protest at Kansas City nuke plant

April 29, 2024 Comments Off on Midwest PSR board members join tax day protest at Kansas City nuke plant

On April 15, tax day, PSR Board members David Drake, DO and Ann Suellentrop, MSRN joined with members of Peaceworks Kansas City and the Catholic Worker to protest nuclear weapons work conducted at Kansas City Nuclear Security Campus.

Meeting with the White House on CO2 Pipelines

April 26, 2024 Comments Off on Meeting with the White House on CO2 Pipelines

We recently engaged with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on a forthcoming rulemaking from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regarding carbon dioxide (CO2) pipeline safety. PSR has called for a moratorium on all CO2 pipeline development due to the dangers of potential leaks and ruptures.

How much does your community contribute to the nuclear weapons industry? 

April 26, 2024 Comments Off on How much does your community contribute to the nuclear weapons industry? 

Each April for 35 years, as Americans cope with tax day, PSR-LA President and PSR/National Board member Dr. Bob Dodge has dived headfirst into federal budget numbers to be able to tell American taxpayers the true cost of the entire “nuclear weapons enterprise” — including many costs overlooked in other analyses.

RECA extension and expansion await the U.S. House of Representatives

April 26, 2024 Comments Off on RECA extension and expansion await the U.S. House of Representatives

PSR urges the House to vote to expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act prior to June 7, when the existing RECA program expires altogether.

The Time To Act Is Now

Urge your U.S. Representative: Support RECA!

April 26, 2024 Comments Off on Urge your U.S. Representative: Support RECA!

The fate of RECA extension and expansion is now in the hands of the House of Representatives, where a vote is expected soon. Contact your member of Congress today!