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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!

“Tax Day to Earth Day” Encourages Financial Reprioritization

April 25, 2024 Comments Off on “Tax Day to Earth Day” Encourages Financial Reprioritization

Article on campaign by Washington Against Nuclear Weapons, a coalition including Washington PSR, and quoting Washington PSR Intern Claire Warncke

Ojai residents contribute $2.7M to support U.S. nuclear weapons program

April 25, 2024 Comments Off on Ojai residents contribute $2.7M to support U.S. nuclear weapons program

Article in Ojai Valley News on PSR Board Member Dr. Bob Dodge’s nuclear costs calculator.

California legislature advances bill to require warning labels on gas stoves

April 24, 2024 Comments Off on California legislature advances bill to require warning labels on gas stoves

Article from CALPIRG quoting Dr. Bret Andrews, SF Bay PSR.

Fifty Protest Nuclear Weapons Production in Kansas City

April 19, 2024 Comments Off on Fifty Protest Nuclear Weapons Production in Kansas City

Counterpunch article quoting Ann Suellentrop, MSRN, PSR Board Member.

On the Chopping Block: California’s Climate Program for Low-Income Housing

April 17, 2024 Comments Off on On the Chopping Block: California’s Climate Program for Low-Income Housing

Article in The American Prospect quoting PSR-Los Angeles’ Alex Jasset.

Organizers Warn Kansas Citians As Local Nuclear Components Plant Plans to Double in Size This Year

April 16, 2024 Comments Off on Organizers Warn Kansas Citians As Local Nuclear Components Plant Plans to Double in Size This Year

Article in The Kansas City Defender quoting Ann Suellentrop, MSRN, PSR Board Member.

It takes a neighborhood to survive the new heat

April 16, 2024 Comments Off on It takes a neighborhood to survive the new heat

Op-ed in the Arizona Daily Star by Karen Peterson, PSR Arizona, discussing the chapter’s work on climate resilience.