With EPA captured by industry, Chesapeakee PSR is working to protect our children's health from dangerous pesticides.
Chesapeake PSR's President Gwen DuBois, MD MPH, offers some thoughts on the significance of the ICAN's Nobel Peace Prize and renews our call for the United States to ratify the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons.
Virginia's water board voted on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline water quality certification, producing a mixed outcome for Virginia residents who oppose the pipeline.
Doctors must become more involved in issues of climate change and health, urges the AMA Journal of Ethics.
Governor-Elect Northam commended Chesapeake PSR and health professionals for educating on climate and health in Norfolk.
Saying the current approach is inadequate, Chesapeake PSR is announcing its support for achieving 100% clean renewable electricity in Maryland by 2035.
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.