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Nuclear deterrence is the existential threat, not the nuclear ban treaty

January 22, 2024 Comments Off on Nuclear deterrence is the existential threat, not the nuclear ban treaty

PSR Past President Dr. Ira Helfand co-authors this response to an article favoring nuclear deterrence.

PSR joins amicus brief on critical Supreme Court case

January 17, 2024 Comments Off on PSR joins amicus brief on critical Supreme Court case

The case, known as Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, threatens to greatly weaken the power of departments and agencies like Health and Human Services, Environmental Protection Agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others to interpret laws passed by Congress.

Centering Health in a Just Transition – Paving Way for Health-based Climate Actions in Global Climate Negotiations

January 17, 2024 Comments Off on Centering Health in a Just Transition – Paving Way for Health-based Climate Actions in Global Climate Negotiations

Article in PLOS Global Public Health co-authored by Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni, PSR Board Member.

Tell Congress: Defend the Arctic!

January 11, 2024 Comments Off on Tell Congress: Defend the Arctic!

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is no place for the oil and gas industry’s greed. Tell your Representative: vote NO on H.R. 6285!

It’s 90 Seconds to Midnight and We Never Give Up Push for a Nuclear-Free World

January 10, 2024 Comments Off on It’s 90 Seconds to Midnight and We Never Give Up Push for a Nuclear-Free World

Op-ed by PSR Board Member Robert Dodge, MD in Common Dreams.

Rocky Flats lawsuit

January 10, 2024 Comments Off on Rocky Flats lawsuit

Coverage of PSR lawsuit in Boulder Weekly, quoting PSR Colorado’s Deborah Segaloff, PhD.

Colorado activists sue feds to block proposed trail near former nukes facility

January 9, 2024 Comments Off on Colorado activists sue feds to block proposed trail near former nukes facility

Coverage in the Missoula Current of PSR lawsuit, quoting PSR Colorado’s Deborah Segaloff, PhD.

Environmental and public health advocates file lawsuit Monday to halt work on Rocky Flats trail

January 9, 2024 Comments Off on Environmental and public health advocates file lawsuit Monday to halt work on Rocky Flats trail

Coverage of PSR lawsuit over proposed trail on land contaminated with radioactive waste, from Denver 7 ABC.

U.S. Transportation Sec. Buttigieg, Fish & Wildlife Service Sued by PSR, Rocky Flats Groups for Approval of Trail at Former Nuclear Weapons Site

January 8, 2024 Comments Off on U.S. Transportation Sec. Buttigieg, Fish & Wildlife Service Sued by PSR, Rocky Flats Groups for Approval of Trail at Former Nuclear Weapons Site

PSR National, PSR Colorado and other groups have filed suit against the U.S. DOT and USFS for approving a public trail to be built on land contaminated with plutonium.

Advocates sue to block trail through Rocky Flats, citing ‘plutonium plume’

January 8, 2024 Comments Off on Advocates sue to block trail through Rocky Flats, citing ‘plutonium plume’

Coverage of PSR lawsuit from Fox 31 Denver, quoting PSR Colorado’s Deborah Segaloff, PhD.