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"Fukushima Not in the Northwest!" Forum

March 22, 2013 - March 23, 2013
Seattle, Washington

A two-day forum sponsored by Washington PSR on the dangers of nuclear power and preventing a Fukushima-like disaster in the Northwest.

Location: University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 NE 43rd St

Friday, March 22

7PM: Beverly Findlay-Kaneko,  creator of "Families for Safe Energy".
 
Streaming video presentations by Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Associates. Also a short video of Bob Alvarez, from the Institute of Policy Studies in DC, about the Japanese and American Crisis of  Nuclear Fuel Waste Storage, and how we in the US can prevent Fukushima from happening here.
 
Saturday, March 23

9AM: Presentation by UW seismologist on the "Connecting the Yakima Thurst Belt to Active Faults in the Puget Lowland, Washington" followed by questions and discussion
 
10PM: Panel Presentation by Oregon PSR,  on the Columbia Generation Station Nuclear Reactor(prev. WPPSS #2)  its accident risks to the Northwest. by Chuck Johnson, PSR; Leslie March, Oregon Sierra   Club, Miriam German, Portland based, No Nukes NW followed by questions and discussion.

1PM: Panel Presentation on Hanford Leaks and the NW's only Nuclear Reactor and the damage that they can cause to health, agriculture, and life as we know it.
 
Tom Buchanan, Washington PSR, Dr. Holly Barker, UW Anthropology, Tom Carpenter, Hanford Challenge

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