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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Trump Wants to End Regulation That Cut Mercury Pollution by 81 Percent

April 16, 2019

Op-ed in Truthout from PSR Philadelphia member Dr. David Wolk.

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Tell EPA NOT to Undercut the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards!

March 28, 2019

INACTIVE – Tell the EPA you oppose the plan to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).

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Activists say power plant pollution laws in jeopardy

March 15, 2019

In this Herald-Tribune article, PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg explains the dangers of mercury pollution from power plants.

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EPA: Don’t Weaken Carbon Pollution Limits on New Power Plants!

February 21, 2019

INACTIVE – Tell the EPA that you strongly oppose their proposal to weaken existing standards on carbon pollution from new, modified and reconstructed power plants.

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EPA Seeks to Allow More CO2 Emissions from Coal

February 14, 2019

Sad but true: The EPA has proposed to allow coal-fired plants to emit more, not less, CO2, a powerful greenhouse gas.

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