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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

  • WPSR Calls for Armistice in Middle East
    July 16, 2014

    Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility is calling for an armistice in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians of Gaza.

  • WPSR Delegation Returns to Gaza
    July 6, 2014

    In April, 2014, the sixth group of medical professionals sponsored by WPSR and hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme journeyed to Gaza to offer care and consultation.

  • WPSR Supports Seattle Efforts to Reduce Income Inequality
    July 6, 2014

    In 2013, WPSR adopted a strategic priority around reducing income inequality and promoting livable wages. Extreme disparities in wealth, such as the growing gap between the richest and poorest in the U.S., have a negative impact on health outcomes.

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Resources

  • 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 »

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