Virginia commits to Paris climate agreement goals by joining the Under2 Coalition of sub-national governments around the world who agree to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Virginia's DEQ is proposing new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants. It's a step in the right direction, says the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) must take steps to clean up toxic waste discharges from the Maryland coal-fired power plants.
Chesapeake PSR supports the Maryland Pesticide Education Network, which works to educate policymakers and the public about pesticides and pesticide policy and their effects on health.
Why Chesapeake PSR continues to advocate for the end of nuclear weapons. Even a limited nuclear weapons strike could have cataclysmic consequences.
Why rising CO2 levels matter: the big climate change picture. Maryland's seven coal-fired power plants emitted 20 million tons of carbon dioxide in 2014. Why that matters to health and environment.
Sign a petition urging the Virginia General Assembly to remove anti-competitive solar policies in Virginia. Increasing solar energy in Virginia will benefit health and the economy.
Virginia's Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline will fuel climate change and harm the health, water and air of Virginia residents. Chesapeake PSR and others are working to halt the pipelines.
Catastrophic hurricanes like Irma and Harvey are becoming stronger and more frequent. Climate scientists warn of the role played by climate change and warming oceans.
Virginia health professionals urged the DEQ to write regulations to reduce coal-fired power plant CO2 emissions and allow Virginia to join a multi-state carbon reduction program such as RGGI.
Virginia groups fight the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline, two mammoth pipelines that would harm the health, safety and drinking water of millions of Virginians.
Nine eastern states, including Maryland, announced that they have agreed on a proposal to cut global-warming pollution from the region's power plants an additional 30 percent between 2020 and 2030.
PSR's Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit is a resource for health professionals to better understand how to protect patients from environmental toxins in their air, water, food and products.
A nuclear weapons ban is more critical than ever. Read about our work to educate health professionals, policymakers and the public on the danger of nuclear weapons - and why there is a ray of hope.
Chesapeake PSR is urging Montgomery County to appeal an August 3 ruling by a Montgomery County judge overturning a county ban on the use of certain toxic lawn pesticides.
Chesapeake PSR and groups filed a notice of intent to sue the EPA over coal-fired power plant pollution from five upwind states.
Chesapeake PSR testified at a public hearing in opposition to EPA's attempt to roll back protections from toxic waste water discharges from coal power plants. Chesapeake PSR and other groups are suing EPA over its effort to weaken these standards.
Chlorpyrifos is harmful to human health. Six AGs and a dozen groups challenged EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision not to ban the toxic pesticide from US food crops.
Trump's proposed loosening of air pollution regulations is too risky and will bring more premature deaths, said a NEJM editorial. A major new study shows the adverse health impacts of particulate matter, especially on vulnerable populations.
Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Sara Via writes that Governor Hogan's support for a stronger Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is critical if Maryland is to meet its 2030 climate goals.