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Chromium Fact Sheet

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

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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…

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Coal Ash Toxics: Damaging to Human Health

The toxic substances found in coal ash can inflict grave damage to the human body and the environment. These substances have been shown to escape from some coal ash disposal…

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Coal Ash: Hazardous to Human Health

Coal ash is the waste that is left after coal is combusted (burned). It includes fly ash (fine powdery particles that are carried up the smoke stack and captured by…

Coal’s Assault on Human Health

Physicians for Social Responsibility has released a groundbreaking medical report, “Coal’s Assault on Human Health,” which takes a new look at the devastating impacts of coal on the human body.…

Hazardous Chemicals in Health Care

A Snapshot of Chemicals in Doctors and Nurses Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) in partnership with American Nurses Association (ANA) and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) have released the “Hazardous…

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Dirty, Dangerous and Expensive: The Truth About Nuclear Power

The nuclear industry seeks to revitalize itself by manipulating the public’s concerns about global warming and energy insecurity to promote nuclear power as a clean and safe way to curb…

Coal’s 7 Deadly Threats poster

Download the Coal’s 7 Deadly Threats wall-size poster here.