PSR is a proud supporter of the People Over Pentagon bill, and firmly believes that a $100 billion reduction in military spending is the minimum we must cut if we are to transform our society from a war economy to a sustainable economy of community care.
We are pleased to announce that W. Taylor Carneiro-Johnson will become Interim Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Washington, DC, on March 25, 2023.
Threats to public health created by such environmental disasters are all too common. And in most cases, we find public health and safety is compromised for the sake of corporate profit.
EPA’s Final Rule to Reaffirm Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Protect Millions from Toxic Power Plant Emissions
“Millions are breathing cleaner air because of these protections under the Clean Air Act,” said Jeff Carter, Executive Director of PSR.
PSR warned that gas stoves emit toxic air pollutants that can cause lung damage and exacerbate asthma, as well as other harms to health.
The United States should employ common sense, and discontinue all unnecessary military exercises that escalate the possibility of a nuclear conflict.
PSR stands with health professionals who have long argued that police violence and systemic racism are a public health issue.
Fracking with “Forever Chemicals”: Analysis Finds Oil and Gas Companies May Be Exposing Texans and Groundwater to Highly Toxic Chemicals
Oil and gas companies used PFAS in Texas wells, but the extent of its use is obscured by six billion pounds of “trade secret” chemicals.
In response to Sen. Joe Manchin and Sen. Ted Cruz’s introduction of the Gas Stove Protection and Freedom Act, Barbara Gottlieb, Director for Environment & Health for PSR, issued the following statement.
PSR mourns the death of Tortuguita, and condemns state violence enacted against environmentalists in the United States and abroad.
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.