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PSR leads lawsuit against proposed Rocky Flats trail

January 29, 2024 Comments Off on PSR leads lawsuit against proposed Rocky Flats trail

PSR, together with PSR Colorado and four other Colorado environmental organizations, have filed suit against the federal government to stop a proposed trail on land found to be contaminated with plutonium.

Kudos for Sri Lanka in US for ratifying Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

January 27, 2024 Comments Off on Kudos for Sri Lanka in US for ratifying Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Coverage of Chesapeake PSR’s visit to the Embassy of Sri Lanka, in The Daily FT.

Affordable housing: Support permanent funding source

January 26, 2024 Comments Off on Affordable housing: Support permanent funding source

Letter to the editor by Dr. Charles Jacob Mayer, Washington PSR in the Seattle Times.

Tax system: Implications for public health

January 25, 2024 Comments Off on Tax system: Implications for public health

Letter to the editor in The Seattle Times from Washington PSR Executive Director Max Savishinsky.

Doomsday Clock remains perilously close to midnight

January 25, 2024 Comments Off on Doomsday Clock remains perilously close to midnight

On hand for the announcement, special presenter Bill Nye said, “We could be facing catastrophe unless we better manage the technologies we’ve created. It’s time to act.”

Health Professionals: Tell CPSC to Reduce Deadly CO Leaks in Our Homes

January 22, 2024 Comments Off on Health Professionals: Tell CPSC to Reduce Deadly CO Leaks in Our Homes

Urge the CPSC to protect us from dangerous carbon monoxide leaks in our homes! Read our letter and sign-on today!

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.

EcoAmerica’s 2024 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists

January 18, 2024 Comments Off on EcoAmerica’s 2024 American Climate Leadership Awards Semifinalists

PSR-Los Angeles is among this year’s semifinalists for its work to ensure that communities are healthy, safe, and equitable places to live, work, play, and learn.

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.