Comments to EPA on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
Health and medical organizations including PSR submitted these comments to the U.S. EPA on standards for hazardous pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
Examining Carbon Capture Through a Public Health & Environmental Justice Lens
Webinar co-hosted by PSR National and the Science & Environmental Health Network.
Mercury and Air Toxics PSR Testimony
PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb and Climate Ambassadors Janis B. Petzel, MD and Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, testified in support of the EPA reaffirming and strengthening the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants rule.
PSR Testimony on Toxic Mercury Pollution
PSR Environment & Health Program Director Barbara Gottlieb testified on the need for the EPA to reinstate their Mercury and Air Toxics rule, which limits toxic air and water pollution from coal-fired power plants.
Letter to EPA on Coal Combustion Residuals
Letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking the EPA to extend by 30 days the comment period for a rule on coal combustion residuals.
PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash
PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb gave expert testimony on the health impacts of coal ash disposal for a PSR Chesapeake lawsuit against the EPA.
PSR Policy on Carbon Pricing
Physicians for Social Responsibility urges the United States to adopt a carbon price on fossil fuels to control global emissions of carbon dioxide and methane, the chief causes of global climate change.
Selling Our Health Down the River
This report documents the need to control the amount of toxic pollutants such as arsenic, mercury, selenium, and nitrogen that coal-fired power plants can discharge into streams and rivers.