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Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.
Portland, OregonMomenta: A Documentary about Coal Exports and Climate Crisis
Join Oregon PSR and our partners at Columbia Riverkeeper and the Power Past Coal coalition for Momenta, a documentary about coal exports that captures stories from the mines of Montana and Wyoming to the ports threatened by Big Coal.
Portland, OregonFood Matters: Becoming an Effective Advocate for Healthy Food Policy
The Food Matters Training is designed to introduce a clinical audience (physicians, nurses, and other medical and community health professionals) to issues related to our current food system and human/population health.
Happy Valley, OregonRemembrance and Resolve: Clackamas Town Mall Shooting Memorial
Please join us for a candlelight vigil to memorialize the shooting victims at Clackamas Town Center under the theme of “Remembrance and Resolve.”
Portland, OregonCall for Proposals for the 6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference
Proposals are now being accepted for conference presentations on emerging research, healthcare practices, community-based work, and policy issues in the field of environmental health. All proposals are due no later than December 6th, 2013.
Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt, authors of the highly acclaimed cookbook The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey will be visiting the Portland area for a series of informative (and delicious) community events.
It’s been 37 years since Congress passed the Toxics Substances Control Act, and it just isn’t working to protect public health. In fact, it has allowed nearly 80,000 chemicals to enter the marketplace without basic testing for health and safety.
The "scoping period" that determines the breadth and depth of environmental review for the proposed coal export facility in Longview, WA will soon end. You can help shape the future of our region by submitting comments to the decision makers in charge of the permitting process.
Salem, OregonAnnual Salem Peace Lecture to Feature Environmentalist & Author Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow is an international best-selling author and citizen activist. She has worked tirelessly for environmental sustainability and water justice.
Ridgefield, WashingtonBe Heard: Give Public Testimony on Proposed Coal Export Terminal in Longview
On October 9th, you will have another chance to appeal directly to the agencies charged with reviewing the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals in Longview, WA.
Portland, OregonNo More Afghanistans: The Cost of Endless War
This Saturday, October 5th forum will focus on the impacts of the US invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, examining the human, financial and political tolls the 12-year-long war has taken.