SIGNED: Letter urging the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to prioritize a swift phase out of fossil fuels for health, climate, and clean air benefits throughout the region.

SIGNED: Letter urging the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to prioritize a swift phase out of fossil fuels for health, climate, and clean air benefits throughout the region. Zero Emission Standards for heaters and appliances are the most impactful measures that the air district can take to reduce pollution from gas used inside homes ...

SIGNED: Letter urging the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to prioritize a swift phase out of fossil fuels for health, climate, and clean air benefits throughout the region.2021-02-23T12:13:21-08:00

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal.

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal. SF Bay PSR joined PSR-LA, Committee to Bridge the Gap, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and collectively we were able to push the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to drop the plan to deregulate radioactive waste disposal. December 2020. READ MORE … https://www.peer.org/nrc-drops-plan-to-deregulate-rad-waste-disposal/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b60f8470-292f-4536-8435-f18849046cc3      

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal.2021-02-23T12:11:01-08:00

SIGNED: Letter to U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office Re: Draft Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS-0542) written by Snake River Alliance. SIGNED: Letter to U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office Re: Draft Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS-0542) written by Snake River Alliance. While fuel for all nuclear reactors is dangerous, the fuel for the proposed VTR is especially concerning. In addition to uranium, plutonium would also be required to fuel the reactor. The proposed use of plutonium presents typical risks of contamination and hazardous waste, but also the additional danger of nuclear proliferation and the threat of terrorism. Plutonium is a key component of nuclear bombs, and its proposed use as fuel for the VTR will set a dangerous precedent for the nuclear energy industry in the future. READ MORE …

SIGNED: Letter to U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office Re: Draft Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS-0542) written by Snake River Alliance. While fuel for all nuclear reactors is dangerous, the fuel for the proposed VTR is especially concerning. In addition to uranium, plutonium would also be required to fuel the reactor. The ...

SIGNED: Letter to U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office Re: Draft Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS-0542) written by Snake River Alliance. SIGNED: Letter to U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office Re: Draft Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS-0542) written by Snake River Alliance. While fuel for all nuclear reactors is dangerous, the fuel for the proposed VTR is especially concerning. In addition to uranium, plutonium would also be required to fuel the reactor. The proposed use of plutonium presents typical risks of contamination and hazardous waste, but also the additional danger of nuclear proliferation and the threat of terrorism. Plutonium is a key component of nuclear bombs, and its proposed use as fuel for the VTR will set a dangerous precedent for the nuclear energy industry in the future. READ MORE …2021-02-23T12:07:43-08:00

SIGNED: letter by Trust for America’s Health. As Congress considers the Administration’s request for additional COVID response funding and looks ahead to recovery, it is vital to strengthen the public health system for the immediate response as well as the long-term

SIGNED: letter by Trust for America’s Health. As Congress considers the Administration’s request for additional COVID response funding and looks ahead to recovery, it is vital to strengthen the public health system for the immediate response as well as the long-term. Please join this organizational sign-on letter to congressional leadership in support of sustained funding for ...

SIGNED: letter by Trust for America’s Health. As Congress considers the Administration’s request for additional COVID response funding and looks ahead to recovery, it is vital to strengthen the public health system for the immediate response as well as the long-term2021-02-23T12:05:53-08:00

Health and Medical Organizations Call for Immediate Action to Protect Our Nation’s Health in the Face of the Climate Health Emergency

PSR and 68 health and medical organizations call on the Biden-Harris administration to take a “health in all policies” approach to climate change. We signed on to the memo outlining 9 key priorities for promoting health and equity across federal agencies. The recommendations offer a path for bold climate action that protects health and health ...

Health and Medical Organizations Call for Immediate Action to Protect Our Nation’s Health in the Face of the Climate Health Emergency2021-02-19T16:25:36-08:00

White House FACT SHEET: President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity Across Federal Government

On January 27, 2021, President Biden will take executive action to tackle the climate crisis at home and abroad while creating good-paying union jobs and equitable clean energy future, building modern and sustainable infrastructure, restoring scientific integrity and evidence-based policymaking across the federal government, and re-establishing the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. ...

White House FACT SHEET: President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity Across Federal Government2021-02-10T14:34:30-08:00

SUCCESS! United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force

The world celebrated on January 22, 2021, when the United Nation's Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went into force—more than 75 years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The countries that have joined the Treaty are bound to adhere to the treaty’s prohibitions and implement its obligations. The treaty’s normative impact will ...

SUCCESS! United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force2021-01-28T11:40:04-08:00

PASSED!!! San Francisco unanimously voted embrace the UN Treaty on Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons

BRAVO! The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously PASSED a Resolution urging renunciation of nuclear weapons proliferation, actively pursuing a verifiable agreement among nuclear-armed states to eliminate their nuclear arsenals, and embracing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This resolution embraces the five point of the Back from the Brink Campaign. 12-8-20 Peskin ...

PASSED!!! San Francisco unanimously voted embrace the UN Treaty on Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons2021-01-15T09:55:10-08:00

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal

SF Bay PSR joined PSR-LA, Committee to Bridge the Gap, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and collectively we were able to push the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to drop the plan to deregulate radioactive waste disposal. See more details and links below. For Immediate Release:  Friday, December 18, 2020 Contact:  Jeff Ruch (PEER) (510) 213-7028; ...

SUCCESS: Nuclear Regulatory Commission Drops Plan to Deregulate Rad-Waste Disposal2021-01-04T16:54:19-08:00

SIGNED: Letter to encourage Governor Newsom to appoint Utilities Commissioners who embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts

Re: California Public Utilities Commission Appointments Dear Governor Newsom, On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge you to appoint Public Utilities Commissioners who fully embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts. The 20th-century centralized model which persists is a barrier to achieving the state’s urgent climate, clean energy, equity, safety, and resilience goals. ...

SIGNED: Letter to encourage Governor Newsom to appoint Utilities Commissioners who embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts2020-12-17T12:45:46-08:00
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