Join us in building a healthy environment and promoting sensible security policies.
Tell Congress: Hands off the health protection that EPA is trying to provide! Protect us from methane and ozone emissions now!
WPSR's Environment & Human Health Committee strives to create a healthy world for all by eliminating toxic chemicals and addressing other threats to human and environmental health. We especially focus on safeguarding children's health, learning potential, and futures. By lending your voices and participation as health professionals, our combined efforts can help protect families, neighbors and communities from harmful environmental exposures, and move towards a healthy and sustainable Washington.
Congress should ensure that federal agencies enforce laws that protect our water, air quality and public health--not curb the power of those agencies to carry out their mission. Tell your representative you oppose the REINS Act and the Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2017.
Take action now to write a Letter to the Editor of your local newspaper opposing Scott Pruitt's appointment to the EPA.
Slides by Dr. Ken Lans highlighting what clinicians need to know about the health impacts of climate change. Read more »
Major impacts concluded from analysis of project draft environmental impact statements, Position Statement on Crude Oil Transport and Storage prepared by Washington and Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, and supporting documents. Read more »
Public comment from Laura Skelton, Executive Director of Washington PSR, on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan. Read more »