safe food & water

Proposed new FL legislation aims to protect students from lead exposure at school

November 29, 2018

PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg discusses the health effects of toxic lead exposure.

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Pipeline in Hurricane Florence’s Path Poses Added Danger

September 13, 2018

PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb writes for Daily Kos about the dangers to local communities posed by pipelines in a hurricane’s path.

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PSR, San Francisco PSR Help Ban Neurotoxic Pesticide!

August 13, 2018

PSR National office and the San Francisco chapter are proud to have helped win a victory for public health and for science-based decision-making: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned…

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Partial Victory: Permits Rescinded for Mountain Valley Pipeline

July 31, 2018

PSR applauds the decision made by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rescind permits for the Mountain Valley Pipeline along its proposed route through Jefferson National Forest. Although…

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PSR Opposes EPA Effort to Censor Science

July 18, 2018

PSR leaders and staff stood with other health professionals, scientists, academics and NGO representatives at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing in Washington, DC to voice strong opposition to…

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Medical and Public Health Professionals and Organizations Oppose the EPA’s Proposed “Censoring Science” Rule!

July 16, 2018

Ahead of tomorrow’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on its proposed “Censoring Science” rule, PSR and other medical and public health professionals, academics, and organizations are strongly voicing our…

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PSR welcomes resignation of U.S. EPA Administrator Pruitt

July 5, 2018

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) greets the resignation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with relief and satisfaction.

“We are pleased to see Mr. Pruitt resign,” said PSR executive director Jeff Carter.

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Americans Need a Strong U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

June 11, 2018

Since the EPA was established in 1970 “to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection,” the Agency has been a powerful leader in the clean-up of polluted water, air and land. From reducing auto emissions, to banning several dangerous pesticides, to increasing recycling, EPA led the way.

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Oppose EPA’s move to censor science

May 17, 2018

The U.S. EPA is proposing to censor science. It’s outrageous. EPA has proposed a rule deceptively entitled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.” Don’t believe the name. This rule would have…

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40 Civil Rights, Labor & Environmental Orgs to Trump: “It’s Time for Pruitt to Resign, or Be Removed”

April 18, 2018

PSR and forty other national civil rights, labor, conservation and environmental organizations have taken out a series of full page ads calling for the resignation or firing of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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