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February 17, 2017
Statement on Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The Senate vote to confirm Scott Pruitt as the as head of the Environmental Protection Agency is a profoundly misguided decision that throws into question our government's commitment to clean air, clear water, and, most importantly, to our children's health.
January 23, 2017
Environmental and Health Groups File to Intervene in Union Pacific Lawsuit
Oregon PSR, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Columbia Riverkeeper filed a motion today to intervene in opposition to Union Pacific’s recent lawsuit in federal court seeking to exempt itself from the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act.
December 23, 2016
PSR lauds UN nuclear weapons vote as antidote to toxic nuclear posturing by Trump and Putin
In an historic victory for nuclear disarmament advocates, a large majority of nations voted today in the General Assembly to convene negotiations in 2017 for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, leading to their total elimination. Resolution L.41 won by a vote of 113 for, 35 against, with 13 abstentions.
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