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Our sincere thanks to everyone who joined us for our August 6th memorial event marking the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Read about our efforts to prevent dangerous oil shipment and storage in our region, shut down the Northwest’s last commercial nuclear power plant, support the transition from coal to clean energy, and much more.
We appreciate everyone who joined us in celebating a new generation of peace activists at our 2015 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony!
Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival by striving to end the nuclear threat, advance environmental health, protect our climate and promote peace.
Oregon PSR works to end the threat of nuclear weapons, educate about the health effects of war and encourage young people to consider their role in creating a peaceful future through our peace writing contest.More on Peace »
We are exposed to environmental toxicants every day; in our food, water, the air we breathe, and the personal care products we absorb through our skin. For some of these chemicals, such as lead and mercury, there is no known threshold of "safe" exposure, while for others we lack even basic information about risks of exposure.More on Environmental Health »
Current goals for the Washington and Oregon PSR Joint Nuclear Power Task Force include closing the Columbia Generating Station, the Northwest's only remaining nuclear power plant, and blocking construction of new nuclear power plants in our region.More on Nuclear Power »
The destabilization of Earth’s climate is a grave threat to human health. Advocating for a life-sustaining planet, Oregon PSR works for a rapid transition to a highly efficient, low-carbon society which will provide direct improvements to public health.More on Healthy Climate »
“An unacceptable threat to human health and safety.” That’s how more than 300 medical professionals are describing plans to build out crude oil-by-rail facilities in the Northwest.Source: Sightline
NRC requires proof from Energy Northwest that Hanford nuclear plant is safe from earthquakes Watchdog groups say reactors not licensed for stronger quakes must be shut down, file petition with Nuclear Regulatory Commission to order crack fixed in 32 year old Columbia Generating Station nuclear plant’s reactor vessel
Nearly 300 doctors, nurses and other health professionals called on Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Oregon Governor Kate Brown to deny permits for proposed new and expanded oil-by-rail facilities.
Portland area peace and social justice groups will be mobilizing around the 14th anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan with a "Call Out for Justice: End the Wars" march and rally.
Join us for a reception and fundraiser for the Gaza Community Mental Health Program, one of the largest providers of mental health services in Gaza
26th Annual Salem Peace Lecture to feature Erica Chenoweth, author of "Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict"
Join Oregon PSR and our colleagues at Washington PSR for a panel presentation to learn more about the health effects of air pollution from coal and other fossil fuels.
Join us in building a healthy environment and promoting sensible security policies. Make a donation to Oregon PSR today
Urge the Army Corps to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to assess the potential human health and environmental consequences of shipping 360,000 barrels of oil each day down the Columbia River.
A fact sheet on the health effects of airborne particulates, from Oregon PSR. Read more »
A fact sheet on the health effects of PCBs, from Oregon PSR. Read more »