Press Release

Oil and Gas Companies Have Used PFAS in Ohio Wells; ‘Trade Secret’ Laws Limit Public’s Ability to Know Full Extent of Use

September 29, 2022

Previously unpublicized information unearthed by PSR shows that a class of extremely toxic and persistent chemicals known as PFAS has been used in Ohio’s oil and gas wells since at least 2013.

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PSR Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act Becoming Law

August 18, 2022

PSR celebrates President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act, making it the law of the land and solidifying the nation’s largest investment ever to address the climate crisis.

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PSR Statement on the Nuclear Famine Report

August 15, 2022

The report from Dr. Lili Xia, Dr. Alan Robock and their colleagues confirms our worst fears about the health consequences of nuclear weapons.

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PSR Statement on Inflation Reduction Act

August 4, 2022

Physicians for Social Responsibility is excited to support congressional climate action through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

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PSR Statement on House Vote Against Pentagon Budget Cuts

July 15, 2022

We cannot support thriving communities while subscribing to a “national security” system that robs communities of resources and at the same time puts their very existence at risk.

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New From PSR: Gaps in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules May Pose Threat to Human Health

July 12, 2022

Our new report shows that in the 16 leading oil- and gas-producing states, chemical manufacturers are not required to disclose what fracking chemicals they use.

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PSR Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling on West Virginia v. EPA

June 30, 2022

Today the Supreme Court drastically weakened the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate climate crisis-causing greenhouse gas emissions.

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PSR Statement on the Dobbs Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

June 27, 2022

PSR stands with the countless public health leaders and organizations who are warning of the serious and inequitable health harms to come as a result of this decision.

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Hydrogen use in homes would fuel climate change, increase health and safety risks from gas system

June 22, 2022

New report from Physicians for Social Responsibility finds health, safety and climate risks from piping hydrogen into homes for heating and cooking.

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Fracking is Injustice: The High Human and Climate Toll of Fracking and LNG Expansion

April 28, 2022
Aerial photo of fracking site

A major new report finds that recent national and global efforts to increase oil and gas production and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports have dire impacts on public health and the climate.

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