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  • Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

    Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public healthOregon 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.

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  • Celebrating Victories, Avoiding Risks, & Taking Action for a Healthier World (The Folded Crane Fall 2014 Edition)

    With your support, Oregon PSR continues to grow in both the scope and the depth of our work. You can find out more in this electronic edition of our newsletter, The Folded Crane.

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  • The Old and New Faces of Nuclear Weapons

    Thanks so much to everyone who supported and attended our 2014 commemoration of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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  • A Victory for Public Health and for Our Climate!

    On August 18th, the Oregon Department of State Lands denied a key permit to Ambre Energy, the corporation that proposes to export over 8 million tons of coal each year by transporting it through Oregon and the Columbia Gorge.

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Focus Areas

  • 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.

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  • Environmental Health

    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.

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  • HCWH Logo Healthy Food Program

    The Oregon Health Care Without Harm Program works with Oregon healthcare facilities on sustainability and greening of buildings and operations. Program areas include sustainable food systems, clinical advocacy and sustainable hospitals.

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  • Nuclear Power

    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.

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  • Coal's Assault on Human Health

    Oregon PSR is working to prevent the state of Oregon from promoting or facilitating any coal export infrastructure or related transportation in our state. We understand the significant risks to human health posed by these massive proposed coal shipments across our state and through our communities.

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Contact

Kelly Campbell, Executive Director
812 SW Washington Street, Suite 1050
Portland, Oregon 97205
(503) 274-2720