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  • Climate Change ALERT

    During the week of September 21 world leaders will assemble at the U.N. in New York to take up climate change. A massive march is planned for September 21 in NYC. The People’s Climate March is being organized to make every effort to show world leaders that global passion for action is REAL.

    350.org is the central organizer and over 700 organizations are participating We are expecting hundreds of thousands of participants from all across the country, with plans to march in NY City.PSR is a key sponsor, and chapters across the US will be represented. Several members from WPSR and OR PSR will be traveling to New York.

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  • WPSR briefs Seattle City Council’s Energy Committee

    Today, WPSR and other citizen energy watchdog groups briefed Seattle City Council’s Energy Committee on the safety risks and economic consequences to ratepayers for continuing to operate the Columbia Generating Station (CGS), the region’s only commercial nuclear reactor. 

    WPSR President Bruce Amundson told the City Council members, “What we learned in the wake of the multiple accidents at Fukushima was that the CGS nuclear power plant was built with similar design flaws to those exposed in Japan.”

    Watch video of the hearing
  • Should Seattle Stop Using Nuclear Power?

    Join us for a public forum on nuclear power in on Aug. 13th. WPSR will brief Seattle City Council's Energy Committee regarding the economic and geologic risks of the Columbia Generating Station (CGS), the Northwest's only nuclear reactor, located on the Hanford.

    Council Chambers, Seattle City Hall Floor 2, 600 Fourth Ave, Wed. Aug. 13, 9:30 AM.

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  • WPSR Calls for Armistice

    Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility is calling for an armistice in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians of Gaza. Continued destruction of life and property is decried. Please contact your legislators and the White House, and join us in this plea for a cessation of the current warring and the institution of a process for ongoing peace and justice in the region. Israel Prize winner Yeshayahu Leibowitz stated to a WPSR delegation in 1993, “Without justice there can be no peace.” His statement remains true. 

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Latest News & Events

  • NY Climate Change Rally
    September 21, 2014

    During the week of September 21 world leaders will assemble at the U.N. in New York to take up climate change. A massive march is planned for September 21 in NYC.

  • Hanford Speaking Series
    September 13, 2014

    WPSR will be giving talks throughout the state about the history of Hanford.

  • The Medical Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
    September 6, 2014

    Spokane, WA. Sept. 6 and 7. Gerri and Bob Haynes will share their experiences from their latest trip to Gaza and take about the upcoming one this fall.

  • NY Climate Change Rally
    September 21, 2014

    During the week of September 21 world leaders will assemble at the U.N. in New York to take up climate change. A massive march is planned for September 21 in NYC.

  • Hanford History at Waterville, WA
    September 23, 2014

    WPSR will be visiting several cities throughout the state presenting the talk "Understanding Through Art and Science."

  • Hanford History at Camas, WA
    September 24, 2014

    WPSR will be visiting several cities throughout the state presenting the talk "Telling Washington's Nuclear History Through Art and Science."

  • Event with Ed Lyman
    October 6, 2014

    Ed Lyman of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) to Seattle, Oct. 6th, 7PM at the University Temple United Methodist Church, 34thNE and 15thNE near the UW campus.

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Resources

  • Toxic chemical report and fact sheets

    This report contains a examination of the health impacts of exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and of the regulatory system in place to dictate their production and use. Fact sheets present this information in a shorter and more easy to read format. Read more »

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »

Contact

Laura Skelton, Executive Director
4500 9th Ave NE Suite 92
Seattle, Washington 98105
(206) 547-2630