Thousands of pounds of “forever chemicals” have been injected into Texas oil and gas wells, study finds
PSR’s new Fracking with Forever Chemicals in Texas report resulted in proposed legislation calling for a state-sponsored study on PFAS use in fracking.
Op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Linda Rudolph in Capitol Weekly.
Op-ed by Jasmine Owens, Associate Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program, at Inkstick Media.
Article in The Larchmont Loop quoting PSR New York’s Kathy Nolan, MD.
Article from WTAE quoting PSR Pennsylvania President Ned Ketyer, MD.
KOIN 6 CBS news clip featuring Oregon PSR’s Melanie Plaut, MD.
Government Technology article quoting Washington PSR’s Jill Denny, MD.
WXXI radio interview with PSR New York’s Kathleen Nolan, MD.
LA City Council Moves Forward with Controversial Green Hydrogen Plan at Scattergood Generating Station
Santa Monica Mirror article quoting Alex Jasset of PSR-Los Angeles.
Allegheny Front article quoting PSR Pennsylvania president Dr. Ned Ketyer.
This announcement by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moving the Clock closer to midnight reminds us that we cannot prepare for nuclear war, we must prevent it.
PSR today announced that Jeff Carter, who has led the organization as its Executive Director since 2017, will step down later this year.
PSR staff testified to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during hearings to pass a proposed rule reducing leaks of methane and other harmful pollutants from oil and gas operations across the country.
PSR is disappointed by the EPA’s lax decision to propose an annual health standard for soot that does not prioritize human health.
The NPR disregards the increasing numbers of Americans who are calling to redirect these resources to urgent needs like food insecurity, access to health care, and the climate change crisis — to name just a few.
It is critical that we all understand that any use of nuclear weapons – tactical, low-yield, or otherwise – would have catastrophic health impacts for the immediate victims and our collective future.
Oil and Gas Companies Have Used PFAS in Ohio Wells; ‘Trade Secret’ Laws Limit Public’s Ability to Know Full Extent of Use
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.
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.
The report from Dr. Lili Xia, Dr. Alan Robock and their colleagues confirms our worst fears about the health consequences of nuclear weapons.
Physicians for Social Responsibility is excited to support congressional climate action through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.