Chesapeake PSR

2015 Press and Press Releases

2015 Press

In the Baltimore Sun, Chesapeake PSR's Sara Via, PhD, criticized new Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's decision on regulations on coal-fired power plant toxic emissions.

In the Baltimore Sun, Chesapeake PSR's Sara Via, PhD, criticized new Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's decision on regulations on coal-fired power plant toxic emissions.

Baltimore Sun Op-Ed, Curtis Bay Incinerator Progression Disappointing, Chesapeake PSR Secretary Gwen DuBois, MD, MPH, Nov. 9, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Dr Gwen DuBois urges opposition to the proposed Energy Answers Incinerator because of emissions of mercury, lead, fine particulate matter, heavy metals, dioxin and nitrogen oxides (NOx) as well as diesel truck fumes. 

Baltimore Sun LTE, The Best Energy Expenditure is Negative, Chesapeake PSR Climate Health Action Team Co-Lead Sara Via, PhD, Aug. 20, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Sara Via explains why energy efficiency is the secret weapon against air pollution.

Baltimore Sun LTE, Nuclear Weapons Threaten Human Extinction, Aug. 13, 2015, Chesapeake PSR Board Member Dr. Art Milholland,, Aug. 13, 2015 Chesapeake PSR Board Member Dr. Arthur Milholland outlines the numbers and dangers of nuclear weapons.

Baltimore Sun LTE, Governor Larry Hogan's Opposition to Clean Air Standards Harms Maryland Children's Health Chesapeake PSR Climate Health Action Team Co-Lead Alfred Bartlett, MD, Apr. 7, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Alfred Bartlett identifies the health consequences (asthma, asthma attacks and hospitalizations) of not imposing stricter NOx standards on coal-fired power plants.

Baltimore Sun LTE, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Turns Back the Clock on Clean Air RegulationsChesapeake PSR Climate Health Action Team Co-Lead Sara Via, PhD, March 13, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Sara Via criticizes Governor Hogan's decision not to publish regulations strengthening standards for NOx emissions from coal-fired power plants. 

Washington Post LTE, Should Montgomery County be Banning "Cosmetic" Lawn Pesticides?Chesapeake PSR Executive Director Tim Whitehouse, March 9, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Tim Whitehouse supports a bill that would restrict the use of toxic lawn care pesticides in Montgomery County, Maryland. 

Gazette LTE, Exposure to Lawn Pesticides Carries DangersChesapeake PSR Board Member Stephanie Fowler, PhD, MPH, March 4, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Stephanie Fowler supports a bill that would restrict the use of toxic lawn care pesticides in Montgomery County, Md. 

Cumberland Times-News LTE, Fracking Moratorium Ignores Public Health Risks, Chesapeake PSR Board Member Stephanie Fowler, PhD, MPH, Feb. 8, 2015. Chesapeake PSR member Dr. Stephanie Fowler counters claims from an industry spokesperson that fracking is safe.

Cumberland Times-News LTE, Maryland Needs to Take Long-Term Action Against Fracking Chesapeake PSR Board Member Stephanie Fowler, PhD, MPH, Jan. 30, 2015. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Stephanie Fowler supports a moratorium on fracking in Maryland.