Join us in building a healthy environment and promoting sensible security policies.
Tell local, state and federal agencies to reject a proposal for the largest coal export terminal in the U.S.
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.
Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
The EPA must improve the Regional Haze Rule so polluters are held accountable and everyone can experience healthy air at our national parks and wilderness areas.
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 »