equity & justice

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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Tina Cordova and the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium 

November 21, 2023

On November 3 in Washington, DC, PSR bestowed a Health Hero Award upon Tina Cordova, co-founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium. In her acceptance speech, Cordova spoke about what Downwinders have experienced and the current debate in Congress over the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.

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Updated status on critical government funding

November 16, 2023

PSR is advocating for equitable federal spending for our health and environment by submitting letters to the House of Representatives on nearly every appropriations bill that they’ve considered.

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Want to get rid of your gas stove? Here’s how to do it in NYC.

November 12, 2023

In this Gothamist article, PSR’s Zach Williams, MPH explains the health benefits of switching to electric appliances.

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URGENT: Call Speaker Mike Johnson TODAY to support justice for nuclear affected communities

November 8, 2023
The Time To Act Is Now

Make a call to the key decision-maker on the NDAA today and urge him to keep provisions to strengthen the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) in the bill.

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Stand up for environmental justice, stop the Dakota Access Pipeline!

November 6, 2023

The Army Corps of Engineers has once again failed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe by completing a biased environmental review of the Dakota Access Pipeline, all while the pipeline continues to operate illegally. Submit your comment and tell them we need a new review!

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PSR Statement on Gaza Healthcare Crisis and Demands for Immediate Humanitarian Intervention

October 24, 2023

As advocates for health and well-being, we call for immediate international attention and humanitarian intervention to ensure the swift delivery of essential supplies, including fuel and medicines, to Gaza.

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Housing Is Health

October 16, 2023

Join Washington PSR for a free hybrid event to learn how healthcare professionals and advocates can address homelessness and promote equitable housing policy.

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New Mexico lawmakers grapple with PFAS from the oil and gas industry

October 10, 2023

KRQE News article citing PSR’s fracking chemicals in New Mexico report.

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Our nuclear legacy and the weight of history

September 22, 2023

Op-ed in the Seattle Times by Nancy Dickeman, former Washington PSR staff.

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