Press Release

Significant Wins for Environment & Health in New Biden Administration Rules

May 1, 2024

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. 

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Quotes from National Health and Medical Organizations in Response to EPA’s New Cleaner Cars Standards

March 20, 2024

Press release from the American Lung Association on EPA’s new rule on tailpipe emissions from new cars, with quotes from PSR Executive Director Brian Campbell, PhD and Board Member Katie Huffling, DNP, RN, CNM, FAAN.

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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

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.

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Urgent Call for Ceasefire and Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

December 28, 2023

PSR urgently calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. We urge the international community to prioritize providing essential medical supplies, restoring healthcare facilities, and supporting water and sanitation infrastructure.

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PSR Announces Brian Campbell, PhD, as Next Executive Director

November 1, 2023

We are pleased to announce that Brian Campbell, PhD, has accepted the offer to serve as PSR’s next Executive Director, effective November 1, 2023.

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PSR Statement on Gaza Healthcare Crisis and Demands for Immediate Humanitarian Intervention

October 24, 2023

As advocates for health and well-being, we call for immediate international attention and humanitarian intervention to ensure the swift delivery of essential supplies, including fuel and medicines, to Gaza.

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New Report Documents Fracking in Pennsylvania Gas Wells with PFAS

October 24, 2023

The new report, by Physicians for Social Responsibility, details the risks from injecting PFAS into Pennsylvania’s oil and gas wells, as well as risks from the disposal of millions of tons of liquid and solid waste associated with the wells.

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Letter on PFAS Chemicals to Pennsylvania Officials

October 23, 2023

Letter from Pennsylvania health and environment groups to state officials urging a ban on the use of PFAS in fracking.

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PSR Statement on Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal Amid Escalating Violence

October 10, 2023

The violence in the region, coupled with Israel’s possession of a nuclear arsenal, presents a precarious situation with profound implications.

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EPA’s Decision to Delay Updating Ozone Pollution Standards is a Disappointment and Betrayal to Public Health

August 22, 2023

Physicians for Social Responsibility is deeply disappointed in the EPA’s decision to delay updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone.

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