Washington Coalition for Open Government awarded attorney Kathy George the 2014 James Andersen Award for her outstanding contribution of service to the Coalition. Kathy represents WPSR, the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, and Glen Milner in our lawsuit requesting the U.S. Navy complete a comprehensive assessment of environmental impacts and health risks of a proposed second explosives-handling wharf at the Naval base at Bangor.Read more
During the week of September 21 world leaders will assemble at the U.N. in New York to take up climate change. A massive march is planned for September 21 in NYC. The People’s Climate March is being organized to make every effort to show world leaders that global passion for action is REAL.
350.org is the central organizer and over 700 organizations are participating We are expecting hundreds of thousands of participants from all across the country, with plans to march in NY City.PSR is a key sponsor, and chapters across the US will be represented. Several members from WPSR and OR PSR will be traveling to New York.Click here for more information
Today, WPSR and other citizen energy watchdog groups briefed Seattle City Council’s Energy Committee on the safety risks and economic consequences to ratepayers for continuing to operate the Columbia Generating Station (CGS), the region’s only commercial nuclear reactor.
WPSR President Bruce Amundson told the City Council members, “What we learned in the wake of the multiple accidents at Fukushima was that the CGS nuclear power plant was built with similar design flaws to those exposed in Japan.”Watch video of the hearing
Join us for a public forum on nuclear power in on Aug. 13th. WPSR will brief Seattle City Council's Energy Committee regarding the economic and geologic risks of the Columbia Generating Station (CGS), the Northwest's only nuclear reactor, located on the Hanford.
Council Chambers, Seattle City Hall Floor 2, 600 Fourth Ave, Wed. Aug. 13, 9:30 AM.More details
During the week of September 21 world leaders will assemble at the U.N. in New York to take up climate change. A massive march is planned for September 21 in NYC.
WPSR will be giving talks throughout the state about the history of Hanford.
Spokane, WA. Sept. 6 and 7. Gerri and Bob Haynes will share their experiences from their latest trip to Gaza and take about the upcoming one this fall.
Ed Lyman of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) to Seattle, Oct. 6th, 7PM at the University Temple United Methodist Church, 34thNE and 15thNE near the UW campus.
Health Impacts of Oil Transport & Storage Presented by WPSR and Grays Harbor Audubon Society 501 W Emerson Ave, Hoquiam, WA 98550 Time TBD
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