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Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.
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Residents of the Pacific Northwest have long been a bulwark against coal and oil corporations. Today's executive order only strengthens our resolve to protect our region against fossil fuels and transition to clean energy.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has called climate change the "most pressing issue globally."Source: Portland Tribune
According to a new study by economist Robert McCullough and commissioned by Oregon PSR, Northwest ratepayers could save hundreds of millions of dollars over the next decade if the region's only commercial nuclear power plant were shuttered and its electricity replaced with renewable sources.
As Congressman, Ryan Zinke pushed dead-end coal export proposals despite unprecedented local, tribal opposition.
More than 25 doctors, epidemiologists and health experts, including Oregon PSR members, have called on Oregon legislators to support Senate Bill 197 to establish commonsense measures to limit air pollution from large-scale industrial dairy operations.
A coalition of labor, business and oil industry groups is appealing Portland’s ban on new bulk fossil-fuel terminals, and a coalition of conservation and other activist groups, including Oregon PSR, has stepped up in the city’s defense.
Oregon PSR, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Columbia Riverkeeper filed a motion today to intervene in opposition to Union Pacific’s recent lawsuit in federal court seeking to exempt itself from the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act.
We are heartened to see Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney take up the critical public safety issue of dangerous oil trains in Oregon.
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 Portland City Council, by a unanimous 5-0 vote, set a historic national precedent on December 14th by halting the expansion of existing fossil fuel infrastructure and prohibiting new fossil fuel terminals within the city.