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Coal ash is toxic. Tell President Obama that protection from coal ash contamination has to be robust, mandatory and nationwide.
Oregon PSR Environmental Health Working Group Chair Dr. Susan Katz discusses new research on obesogens, the class of chemicals that can promote obesity.Source: Huffington Post
Oregon and Washington PSR have commissioned the noted economist to study the true costs of the CGS nuclear power plant.
Guest Opinion in the Oregonian by Rebecca Griffin and Kelly Campbell.Source: The Oregonian
Oregon PSR calls for a cumulative and comprehensive Health Impact Assessment.
Oregon PSR expresses our sincere appreciation to all of the Oregon high school juniors and seniors who shared your thoughts on Hanford with us. Thank you!
The destruction of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011, caused by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami, resulted in massive radioactive contamination of the Japanese mainland. In November 2011, the Japanese Science Ministry reported that long-lived radioactive cesium had contaminated 11,580 square miles (30,000 sq km) of the land surface of Japan.
Read more about the work of Oregon PSR's Healthy Food in Health Care Project and find out about upcoming events.
Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen said he ordered the study because he wants answers to basic questions.Source: EarthFix
In May, 10 years earlier than required, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission extended the license of the Columbia Generating Station, the Northwest's only commercial nuclear power plant, to 2043.Source: The Oregonian
Oregon PSR is working to prevent the state of Oregon from promoting or facilitating any coal export infrastructure or related transportation in our state.