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Please tell your representative and senators to resist Congressional meddling with crucial negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility is calling for an armistice in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians of Gaza.
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.
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.
The Board of Directors of WPSR is very pleased to welcome its new executive director, Laura Skelton, and to introduce her to our members and to the community.
Chuck Johnson of Oregon and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility discusses the Columbia Generating Station, a controversial local nuclear plant.Source: Eugene Weekly
A new analysis by Washington and Oregon PSR says earthquake risks were seriously underestimated when the state’s only commercial nuclear-power plant was built almost 30 years ago on the Hanford nuclear reservation.Source: Seattle Times
PSR is among groups asking for a “single, comprehensive” environmental impact statement on proposed coal terminals in Washington State.Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
PSR will be working with economist Robert McCullough to examine the business case for an early retirement of the Columbia Generating Station nuclear power plant.Source: Wall Street Journal
Activists representing Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington Chapter, arrived at Ground Zero on Saturday during the Bike to the Bomb bicycle ride. Bike to the Bomb protests the use of nuclear weapons against the people of Japan, and spotlights the massive nuclear arsenal stored and deployed at Bangor.Source: Salem News
In March 2012, WPSR hosted an all day forum and workshop to mark the anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and scope risks facing our region.
All sessions free and open to public. Question and answer session follows each speaker.
WPSR hosts a private screening of an inside look at the 2011 tsunami and nuclear crisis.
History of toxics poster now available in Arabic.
WPSR’s traveling exhibit to be on display at the University of Washington from January 9th to March 29th.
FoodMed 2011 offers presentations on compelling and cutting edge topics linking food to human health.
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce that Tracy Bier, M Ed, of Seattle, is the group's new Executive Director. Bier worked recently at the Region 10 Environmental Protection Agency where she created an award-winning Environmental Justice program and helped enforce Safe Drinking Water Act regulations. Bier launched a regional publication for school facility managers to help protect children from asbestos, mercury and lead contamination in Northwest schools.
Rev. Anne Hall, longtime WPSR member and past board member was arrested with three others for symbolic action, blocking the road to the Trident Submarine Base at Bangor, WA Aug. 8th. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm4AMvphv2wSource: leonard eiger, todd boyle
On a special night WPSR honored peace activist Glen Milner, celebrated the lifetime commitment of Dr. Dave Hall, and listened to wise words from Dr. Howie Frumkin, Dean of the University of Washington's School of Public Health. Follow the link to read more and see video and photos from the event.
Enacted in 1976, the Toxic Substances Control Act was broken before it began. New legislation seeks to address this broken system and the voice of health professionals is needed!