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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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