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EPA Drops Illegal Effort to Delay Ozone Protections

August 3, 2017 Comments Off on EPA Drops Illegal Effort to Delay Ozone Protections

In response to legal action by public health, environmental, and community organizations, including PSR, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dropped its proposed delay of the 2015 ozone standards.

Health and Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Its Delay of Clean Air Protections for Millions

July 12, 2017 Comments Off on Health and Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Its Delay of Clean Air Protections for Millions

Today, health, environmental and community groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop the agency’s delay in implementation of the 2015 smog standard.

UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Could Heal Broken U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, Say U.S. Medical Professionals

July 7, 2017 Comments Off on UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Could Heal Broken U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, Say U.S. Medical Professionals

Despite a misguided boycott by the U.S. and other nuclear-armed countries, today the UN adopted a treaty banning nuclear weapons worldwide.

Health Advocates Call Court’s Ruling to Regulate Methane a Win for Clean Air and a Healthy Climate

July 5, 2017 Comments Off on Health Advocates Call Court’s Ruling to Regulate Methane a Win for Clean Air and a Healthy Climate

In a win for public health and the climate, the federal appeals court in Washington blocked the Trump administration’s suspension of EPA standards that keep methane and toxic gas pollution from oil and gas wells out of the air we breathe.

Misinformation on gas stoves is swirling around the internet. Here’s what you need to know

January 16, 2023 Comments Off on Misinformation on gas stoves is swirling around the internet. Here’s what you need to know

Op-ed by Dr. Robert Gould of San Francisco Bay Area PSR in the San Francisco Chronicle on the health impacts of gas stoves.

Living with a gas stove? Tips for minimizing health risks

December 26, 2022 Comments Off on Living with a gas stove? Tips for minimizing health risks

This KNKX Public Radio article features health tips from Washington PSR’s Dr. Annemarie Dooley.

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Your gas stove is an expensive chain-smoker

December 22, 2022 Comments Off on Your gas stove is an expensive chain-smoker

Op-ed in Pinal Central from PSR Arizona’s Dr. Eve Shapiro.

Retailers may not inform consumers of gas stove health risks upon purchase: report

December 14, 2022 Comments Off on Retailers may not inform consumers of gas stove health risks upon purchase: report

PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb is quoted on the health impacts of gas stove pollution in this Changing America article.

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Criticism grows on new Peabody peaker plant

December 8, 2022 Comments Off on Criticism grows on new Peabody peaker plant

Salem News article quoting Greater Boston PSR Board Chair Dr. Brita Lundberg.

Uranium Mine Gears Up Near Grand Canyon National Park

December 7, 2022 Comments Off on Uranium Mine Gears Up Near Grand Canyon National Park

EarthJustice press release quoting David Spence, MD, board president of PSR Arizona.

Buh-Bye, Gas! Come January, New Buildings In LA Will Have To Be Fully Electric

December 7, 2022 Comments Off on Buh-Bye, Gas! Come January, New Buildings In LA Will Have To Be Fully Electric

LAist article quoting Maro Kakoussian, climate justice manager at PSR-Los Angeles.

The Elusive Quest for Environmental Justice at Hunters Point

December 5, 2022 Comments Off on The Elusive Quest for Environmental Justice at Hunters Point

Earth Island Journal article quoting PSR San Francisco Bay PSR President Dr. Robert M. Gould.

It’s All About the Bomb

November 25, 2022 Comments Off on It’s All About the Bomb

Op-ed in The Progressive by Alfred Meyer, PSR Board Member.

Massachusetts Utilities Hope Hydrogen and Biomethane Can Keep the State Cooking, and Heating, With Gas

November 18, 2022 Comments Off on Massachusetts Utilities Hope Hydrogen and Biomethane Can Keep the State Cooking, and Heating, With Gas

Inside Climate News article quoting Andee Krasner of Greater Boston PSR.