federal government

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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Three New Assessments Find Huge Climate Impacts

November 17, 2023
Series of U.S. maps showing effects of climate change by region (temperature, precipitation, sea level)

Three important reports on climate change were issued recently – and the news isn’t good. They found widespread impacts and more billion-dollar climate- and weather-related disasters in the U.S., an increase in food insecurity and heat-related deaths around the world, and the hottest summer ever recorded on Earth.

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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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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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Back from the Brink to Biden: Get moving to prevent nuclear war

October 27, 2023

In the run-up to the 2nd Meeting of States Parties (2MSP) to the nuclear ban treaty, Back from the Brink is lining up local elected officials behind a letter to President Biden encouraging him to send official U.S. “Observers” to the meeting. 

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Tell PHMSA to protect us from pipelines

October 19, 2023
Aerial photo of a house destroyed by a gas explosion in Merrimack Valley, MA, 2018

The deadly 2018 Merrimack Valley gas explosions are a vivid example of the need for more pipeline safety regulations. Submit a comment to PHMSA urging them to strengthen pipeline safety measures.

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‘The World Is at Stake’: Defuse Nuclear War Kicks Off Nationwide Week of Action

September 27, 2023

Article in Common Dreams quoting Sean Arent of Washington PSR.

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Tell the Biden Administration: It is time for the U.S. to engage with the Ban Treaty

September 21, 2023

Please send a message to the Biden Administration encouraging him to send an official delegation of observers to this important international meeting at the UN.

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Take Action: Power to NEPA!

September 21, 2023

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) protects our environment and gives communities a say in projects that may impact their health and local environment. Submit a comment today so NEPA can continue fulfilling this mission.

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Inflation Reduction Act 101

September 20, 2023
INflation Reduction Act 101 - Virtual Webinar, Sept 27 3:30 ET / 12:30 PT. Join PSR and Rewiring America to discuss the benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act and outline the steps we can all take toward electrification.

Join Rewiring America & PSR National to learn how you can save money and the planet through the Inflation Reduction Act.

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