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Toward a Nuclear-Free World: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Bombings of Japan

JULY 30, 2020 View original newsletter email. SF Bay PSR invites you to join us, and local and national partners, in commemorating the 75th anniversary (August 6 & 9) of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, that by the end of 1945 led to the deaths of more than 200,000 ...

Toward a Nuclear-Free World: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Bombings of Japan2020-07-31T14:41:09-07:00

SF Bay PSR and National PSR support the following policy solutions toward a nuclear-weapons-free world

1. Support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Cosponsor H.R. 302 — Embracing the goals and provisions of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. 2. Continue the U.S. moratorium on nuclear testing Cosponsor H.R.7140 /  S.3886 — PLANET Act, to prohibit the use of funds for an explosive nuclear weapons test. ...

SF Bay PSR and National PSR support the following policy solutions toward a nuclear-weapons-free world2020-07-30T15:19:46-07:00

Passed with recommendations by SF Bay PSR: Berkeley City Council Resolution

Berkeley City Council, CA, voted on a resolution that will be sent to Congressmember Barbara Lee and to Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris. On the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the City of Berkeley calls on the President and Congress to step back from the brink and to ...

Passed with recommendations by SF Bay PSR: Berkeley City Council Resolution2020-07-30T15:22:06-07:00

Opposed by SF Bay PSR: Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Proposed Interpretative Rule on Transfer of Very Low-Level Waste to Exempt Persons for Disposal

This very dangerous and under-the-radar move by the NRC would allow massive volumes of radioactive waste to be discarded in regular landfills. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Committee to Bridge the Gap (CBG), Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles (PSR-LA), and San Francisco Bay Physicians for Social Responsibility (SF Bay PSR) wrote collectively to ...

Opposed by SF Bay PSR: Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Proposed Interpretative Rule on Transfer of Very Low-Level Waste to Exempt Persons for Disposal2020-07-30T15:45:00-07:00

Endorsed by PSR National: many amendments to National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

PSR submitted comments to support many of the amendments made as part of the rule on H.R. 6395, the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). However, only a small number of amendments are likely to receive roll-call votes. We recommended a YES on the following votes: 1. Floor 9, H. Amdt. 526 (Pocan) to ...

Endorsed by PSR National: many amendments to National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)2020-07-30T15:27:00-07:00

Opposed by PSR National: Republican “HEALS Act” to provide an additional $30 billion to the Department of Defense

75 Organizations say NO to GOP Plans to Use COVID-19 Relief Money for Weapons of War PSR strongly opposes the proposal in the Republican “HEALS Act” to provide an additional $30 billion to the Department of Defense and urges Congress to continue to provide urgent and vital relief to the people of the United States ...

Opposed by PSR National: Republican “HEALS Act” to provide an additional $30 billion to the Department of Defense2020-07-30T15:23:04-07:00

Submitted Public Comments: Public Health and Air Quality Professionals Call for an All-Electric Energy Code in the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Docket No. 19-BSTD-03)

Public Health and Air Quality Professionals Call for an All-Electric Energy Code in the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Docket No. 19-BSTD-03) As a group of public health and air quality professionals, we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Exposure to air pollution is ...

Submitted Public Comments: Public Health and Air Quality Professionals Call for an All-Electric Energy Code in the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Docket No. 19-BSTD-03)2020-07-23T15:27:21-07:00
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