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Physicians for Social Responsibility Official Statement

Physicians for Social Responsibility: "The U.S. Assassination of Major General Qassem Suleimani Underscores the Urgent Need to Reenter the Iran Deal" https://www.psr.org/blog/2020/01/03/physicians-for-social-responsibility-the-u-s-assassination-of-major-general-qassem-suleimani-underscores-the-urgent-need-to-reenter-the-iran-deal/

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Op-ed: The Recent Natural Gas Blowout in South Texas Highlights the Need for Strong Regulation

"I join the health professional community in calling on the EPA to strengthen, not undermine, these life-saving methane and VOC standards. I don’t want to see more patients whose life-threatening disease I can’t cure, because of exposure to pollution." Read the op-ed by Hasan Seede, Texas PSR board member, here: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/12/13/recent-natural-gas-blowout-south-texas-highlights-need-strong-regulation

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100% Clean Economy Bill Introduced

Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) introduced the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 with Representatives Deb Haaland (NM-01), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Earl Blumenauer (OR-3), Paul Tonko (NY-20) and Chellie Pingree (ME-01). This legislation sets a nationwide goal of achieving a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050, defined as net-zero climate pollution across all sectors of the United States’ economy. The bill was introduced with over 150 original co-sponsors. ...

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Toxic-Free Child Program at AVANCE

This week Texas PSR presented the Toxic-Free Child Program at  AVANCE Austin. The goal of the program is to educate low-income pregnant women and young families about the dangers of common household toxics, and to offer simple strategies to minimize exposure and prevent health complications. We now have a free, downloadable Instructor Guide, printable cleaning supplies recipe cards, and Suggested Class Script in both English and Spanish. You can find all those and more here: https://texaspsr.org/toxic-free-child/ We are grateful for Program Manager, Trish O’Day ...

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