coal

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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Coal policies continue to get attention in Congress

October 30, 2019

Article in St. Joseph News-Press quoting PSR Director of Environment & Health Barbara Gottlieb.

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EPA standards rollback harmful to all, including Lansing residents

July 17, 2019

Op-ed in the Lansing State Journal by PSR environment & health intern Samuel Maves on the “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) rule, which rolls back critical health and safety regulations on dangerous emissions from power plants.

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Carbon emission fee: return proceeds to the people

June 30, 2019

Letter to the editor in the Patriot-News from PSR Harrisburg’s Dr. James E. Jones.

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Trump’s EPA Calls for Dirty Power As Climate Crisis Accelerates

June 20, 2019

In Sierra magazine, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb discusses how the inadequate Affordable Clean Energy rule—the Trump Administration’s replacement for the Clean Power Plan—fails to reduce carbon emissions and endangers health.

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Physicians for Social Responsibility: Finalized ACE Rule Puts People’s Health at Risk

June 19, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their finalized Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, replacing the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan, the first-ever federal policy to reduce harmful carbon pollution from existing power plants, would have achieved meaningful reductions in those emissions, while the ACE rule sets no carbon pollution limits on power plants.

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