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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.
Oregon and Washington are ending our reliance on the dirtiest fossil fuel by committing to closing our last coal fired power plants by the end of the decade. Both states will soon be coal-free, but now Big Coal has plans to ship millions of tons of coal through Pacific Northwest ports to foreign markets.
Join Oregon PSR and our coalition partners at this free event to learn more:
When: Thursday, April 26th, 7:00-8:30 PM
Where: St. Johns Community Center (8427 North Central Street in Portland)
There are significant public health risks if coal companies move forward and are allowed to transport millions of tons of coal by rail and barge down the Columbia River Gorge, through Portland, to Longview, Coos Bay, St. Helens and other locations. If currently proposed projects were permitted, hundreds of coal train cars per day could travel through Oregon and Washington. If these companies have their way, dirty dangerous coal would jeopardize our climate, health, safety and the economy in our communities.
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For questions or to RSVP for the event, contact Regna Merritt at or 971-235-7643.
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