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September 25, 2018

Environment & Health

Oil Drilling

EPA rolls back methane capture rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continued its promotion of fossil fuels—and its assault on the climate and public health—with a proposal to weaken the requirements for monitoring and repairing methane leaks from oil and gas wells.

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Fracking Well

"Secret Fracking Chemicals" Report Exposes Widespread Use

PSR welcomes a new report examining the use of secret chemicals in fracking operations. Why doesn’t EPA require disclosure of the identities of possibly toxic or carcinogenic chemicals?

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Coal Plant

Comment on the Trump Administration's proposal to gut the Clean Power Plan

Recently President Trump and Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced their proposal to dismantle the life-saving Clean Power Plan. Their proposal would replace the Clean Power Plan’s carbon pollution limits with a policy that sets no limit on power sector carbon pollution whatsoever, putting public health and safety at risk. The EPA is accepting comments on their proposal through October 31, 2018. Please submit your comments condemning their proposal here.

Peace and Security

We must prevent what we cannot cure

PSR Honors International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26 is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Tomorrow, we will honor the occasion by calling once again for the total abolition of nuclear weapons. PSR remains committed to working for a nuclear weapons-free world, and we encourage you to take action for a better, safer future.

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PSR Actions

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In the news

Future generations will mourn what the EPA did on 9/11
Olivia Alperstein, Common Dreams - Sept 19


Reps. Lieu, Smith, Garamendi, Blumenauer and Sen. Markey introduce bicameral bill banning low-yield nukes
Office of Congressman Ted Lieu Press Release - Sept 18


Puerto Rico death toll will only get higher
Irwin Redlener, MD, Observer-Dispatch Online - Sept 16


I-1631 campaign pits environmental groups against oil companies
The Spokesman-Review - Sept 14


Rolling back methane regulations harms everyone
Edward C. Ketyer, MD, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sept 14


Pipeline in Hurricane Florence’s potential path poses added danger
Barbara Gottlieb, Common Dreams - Sept 13


Fossil fuels are hurting our health. It's time for cleaner energy.
Alan Greenglass, MD, Delaware Online (USA Today) - Sept 6


Blazing back-to-school temperatures pose public health threat to students
WHYY - Sept 6


As Trump postures, a national nuclear abolition campaign moves forward
Robert Dodge, MD, The Hill - Sept 5


California votes to support U.N. Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, restrict presidential authority for nuclear strike
Common Dreams - Aug 30

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