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.
The U.N. nuclear weapons ban treaty was adopted June 7, 2017 - but the U.S. and other nuclear-armed nations boycotted the talks. Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Gwen DuBois and IPPNW's Ira Helfand, MD, speak to why the world must ban nuclear weapons.
Chesapeake PSR joined a second lawsuit against the EPA for its failure to timely respond to our petition requesting that EPA object to the proposed air pollution permit issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment for the Fort Smallwood coal-fired power complex.
Climate change affects human health. A new report from a consortium of doctors and health professionals details how extreme weather, an increase in pests and other climate-related issues affect health.
Governor Hogan rejected calls for a safety study to determine the explosion and toxic pollution risks of the Cove Point liquefied gas export facility, being built just three miles from a nuclear power plant in a populated area.
The Baltimore City Council has adopted an ambitious climate resolution that criticizes the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement and commits the city to a clean, equitable energy future.
Chesapeake PSR and Maryland Climate Coalition are advocating for a swift transition to clean, renewable energy, recognizing that climate change is a global phenomenon whose solutions, now more than ever, need to be found at the state and local level.
After decades of deadlock over disarmament, the United Nations is developing a treaty to prohibit the use of nuclear weapons. Chesapeake PSR spent the week in New York showing support for the ban effort.
Two PSC-approved Maryland offshore wind projects will make Maryland an offshore wind leader. The offshore wind developments off the coast of Delaware and Ocean City will benefit public health and the economy.
Chesapeake PSR and other groups filed an amicus brief in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland law that restricts the use of toxic pesticides on public and private land.
Join 500,000 signers of PSR's petition to support the Markey-Lieu bill that would limit the president's ability to launch a nuclear first strike.
Chesapeake PSR joined other environmental and health groups in a lawsuit to prevent Scott Pruitt's EPA from unlawfully rolling back important health protections for our nation's waterways from toxic water waste from US coal power plants.
The U.S. boycotted the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty negotiations that began March 27, 2017 at the U.N. More than 115 nations participated on the first day, but, as expected, the U.S. and other nuclear-armed states boycotted.