federal government

Colorado environmental groups file federal lawsuit to halt Rocky Flats trail

January 8, 2024

Coverage in The Denver Post of lawsuit brought by PSR over proposed trail on plutonium-contaminated land.

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Tell President Biden and EPA: Finalize standards to protect health!

January 3, 2024

Petition President Biden and EPA Administrator Regan need to act boldly and swiftly to finalize and implement the strongest possible pollution standards by May of 2024. Sign the petition today!

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House leaders deny justice to radiation exposure victims, but the struggle continues

December 14, 2023

This year, PSR and allied organizations have been fighting to expand and extend health benefits to impacted communities from U.S. nuclear weapons development and testing.

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Protect our forests, no carbon dumping!

December 13, 2023

INACTIVE – Our national forests should be protected from corporate greed, NOT used as a dumping ground for industrial carbon waste. Write your comment to the US Forest Service today!

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Nuclear Abolitionists Occupy New York

December 4, 2023

Op-ed in Common Dreams by PSR Los Angeles President Dr. Bob Dodge.

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Thanks for helping EPA curb methane leaks

December 4, 2023
Aerial shot of fracking sites

The EPA has announced a comprehensive suite of pollution reduction standards that address the largest sources of pollution from oil and gas facilities, including methane leaks, venting, and flaring.

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70,000+ Healthcare Workers to Biden: Stop ‘Malignant Growth’ of LNG

December 4, 2023

Common Dreams article quoting Greater Boston PSR’s Dr. Regina LaRocque.

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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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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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