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Carbon Capture Webinar

Examining Carbon Capture Through a Public Health & Environmental Justice Lens

Webinar co-hosted by PSR National and the Science & Environmental Health Network. Watch below and click here for additional resources.

Testimony

Mercury and Air Toxics PSR Testimony

PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb and PSR Climate Ambassadors Janis B. Petzel, MD and Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, testified before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in support…

Testimony

PSR Testimony on Toxic Mercury Pollution

On September 8th, 2021, Barbara Gottlieb, Environment and Health Program director, represented Physicians for Social Responsibility in front of the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). She commented…

Letter to EPA on Coal Combustion Residuals

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking the Environmental Protection Agency to extend by 30 days the comment period for the Interim Final Guidance for State Coal Combustion Residuals…

Testimony

PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash

Chesapeake PSR is suing the EPA over a proposed delay in a rule that slashes coal ash waste discharges into rivers and streams. PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara…

Statement

PSR Policy on Carbon Pricing

PSR recommends a Price on Carbon applied to Fossil Fuels as a Tool to Help Prevent Global Climate Catastrophe Statement: Physicians for Social Responsibility urges the United States to adopt…

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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.

Fact Sheet

Chromium Fact Sheet

A brief overview of the dangers to health from hexavalent chromium in coal ash.

Girl With Globe Cape

Big Issues in Coal Ash Disposal

The Environmental Protection Agency is currently receiving public comments on its proposed regulations for coal ash handling and disposal. PSR strongly supports the option called “Subtitle C,” which would create…

Coal Ash: The Toxic Threat to Our Health and Environment

Coal ash, one of the dirtiest secrets in American energy production, burst into the U.S. consciousness three days before Christmas, 2008 when an earthen wall holding back a huge coal…