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We must act to curb black lung disease

November 28, 2023

Letter to the editor from PSR Pennsylvania’s Dr. Robert Little in the Patriot-News.

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As EPA Proposes Tougher Rules on Emissions, Report Names Pennsylvania as One of America’s Top Polluters

May 16, 2023

Inside Climate News article quoting PSR Pennsylvania’s Dr. Walter Tsou.

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Tell EPA to Set Strong Standards on Mercury

May 8, 2023

INACTIVE – Tell the EPA that we need the strongest regulations possible for brain-damaging emissions of mercury!

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EPA’s Final Rule to Reaffirm Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Protect Millions from Toxic Power Plant Emissions

February 17, 2023

“Millions are breathing cleaner air because of these protections under the Clean Air Act,” said Jeff Carter, Executive Director of PSR.

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EPA reaffirms vital regulation of mercury from power plants

February 17, 2023

The US EPA reaffirmed that it is “appropriate and necessary” to regulate mercury and hazardous air pollutants from power plants, reinstating an earlier EPA position reversed by the Trump administration.

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The False Promise of CCS, Dissected.

April 18, 2022

PSR co-presented a powerhouse webinar on carbon capture and sequestration – the unproven and faulty techno-fix that hasn’t yet shown it can capture and safely store carbon pollution forever.

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PSR Testimony on Toxic Mercury Pollution

September 14, 2021

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).

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Carbon-tax bill before Congress comes with an unacceptable trade-off

May 9, 2020
Hazy sky with hot sun

Op-ed in the Arizona Daily Star by PSR Arizona’s Barbara Warren, MD.

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TEP power generation plans involve unsafe pollutants

February 3, 2020

Arizona Daily Star op-ed by PSR Arizona’s Eve Shapiro, MD.

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Texas signed off on the restoration of this old coal mine. Now a leaky landfill is contaminating groundwater.

October 30, 2019

Article in Grist quoting Karen Hadden, Texas PSR.

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