toxic chemicals

Climate Change and the Human Health Echo: Identifying the Source of Chemical Solvents and Their Health-Related Impacts

February 8, 2024

Session five of this biweekly series features speaker Michelle Hunter, MS. Co-sponsored by PSR National and SF Bay PSR.

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Environmental and public health advocates file lawsuit Monday to halt work on Rocky Flats trail

January 9, 2024

Coverage of PSR lawsuit over proposed trail on land contaminated with radioactive waste, from Denver 7 ABC.

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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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More “Damning” Evidence of Fracking’s Harms

November 1, 2023

PSR again partnered with Concerned Health Professionals of New York to help produce the ninth edition of the fracking Compendium, which summarizes and links to almost 2,500 papers, reports and…

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New Report Documents Fracking in Pennsylvania Gas Wells with PFAS

October 24, 2023

The new report, by Physicians for Social Responsibility, details the risks from injecting PFAS into Pennsylvania’s oil and gas wells, as well as risks from the disposal of millions of tons of liquid and solid waste associated with the wells.

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Grupo medioambiental insta a prohibir sustancias per- y polifluoroalquilos en la industria petrolera y del gas en Nuevo México

October 11, 2023

Article (in Spanish) in Zelosos por Buenas Renovables covering of PSR’s fracking chemicals in New Mexico report.

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Endocrine Disruptors in Plastics: State Policy Options

August 28, 2023

What do we know about EDCs in plastic? What are they doing to our health and what are the most effective, politically feasible ways to reduce these toxins (and plastic pollution) from our lives? Physicians for Social Responsibility New York is proud to cosponsor this event.

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The term ‘turf’ is misleading

August 13, 2023

Op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine by GBPSR’s Philip Landrigan, MD; Sydney Engel; and Brita Lundberg, MD.

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‘This is acres of plastic’: Environmentalists concerned over artificial turf replacement at Newton high school

August 3, 2023

Boston Globe article quoting Greater Boston PSR Board Chair Dr. Brita Lundberg.

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Why professional wet cleaning could be a green dry-cleaning solution

June 27, 2023

Spectrum News article quoting Martha Dina Argüello, executive director of PSR-Los Angeles.

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