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Read all about the great work that Oregon PSR is doing to create a healthier and more peaceful world in the Fall 2016 edition of our newsletter, The Folded Crane.Read more
We are excited to announce our 9th annual Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship. Any 11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student may enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work in response to the following question: “How would you solve the public health crisis of gun violence?”Read more
The City of Seattle has passed Resolution 31667 supporting clean and safe electricity production and opposing the use of fossil fuels and new nuclear energy.Read more
Congratulations to the 2016 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Winners and thanks to keynote speaker, Dahr Jamail, and all who came out to celebrate these leaders for peace, justice and climate sanity.Read more
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 »
We are heartened to see Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney take up the critical public safety issue of dangerous oil trains in Oregon.
On January 10th, Union Pacific, just months after it caused an oil train derailment and fire in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Mosier, filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to exempt itself from laws that protect this federally designated National Scenic Area and its communities.
We ring in the new year with a major victory for the public, with the Northwest once again holding the line against dirty fossil fuels.
The Women’s March on Portland is a public rally and a march gathering near the Portland’s southwest waterfront. Oregon PSR is cosponsoring this event as a local show of support for the national Women’s March on Washington.
Coal to Clean legislation, passed in Oregon in 2016, was designed to incentivize the expansion of renewable energy, not deceptively-named "natural" gas combustion. The primary component of "natural" gas (80 - 90%) is methane gas.
We are excited to announce our 9th annual Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship. Any 11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student may enter by submitting an original essay, poem, or narrative work in response to the following question: “How would you solve the public health crisis of gun violence?”
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