Oregon PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.

We are an organization of health professionals and public health advocates working collaboratively with community partners to educate and advocate for societal and policy change that protects human health at the local, state, national, and international level. We seek a healthy, just, and peaceful world for present and future generations.

Our current work focuses on the following program areas:

Peace & Nuclear Disarmament    Healthy Climate    Ending Nuclear Power    Environmental Health

 

Huge piles of coal on the banks of our Columbia River, with dangerous coal dust contaminating our river and our neighborhoods? Diesel pollution damaging our health? That’s what we could be looking at – uncovered piles of coal 8 stories high and 16 mile-long, uncovered coal trains barreling every day...

Join us on September 22nd and 23rd for "Notes from the Riverkeepers," new music by artist Holcombe Waller making its world premiere with a regional tour. The musical homily provides a history of crude-oil-by-rail transportation in the Columbia River Gorge; culminating with the nearly catastrophic Union Pacific oil train derailment,...

John Oliver, formerly of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," tackled the expansive issue of nuclear waste and its dangers on his HBO show "Last Week Tonight." The episode aired on August 20th, 2017 (content warning: explicit language). The comedian made some very good points (and jokes) about the health impacts of...