Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Tell Congress you won’t support phony chemicals policy reform -- only real, health-protective reform.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: University Lutheran Church, 1604 50th Street NE. Free Parking in the lot north side of church.
Presentation & discussion by noted expert Paul Gunter, director, Reactor Oversight Project, about lessons learned from Fukushima and safety risks from the last remaining nuclear power plant in the state of Washington, the Columbia Generating Station, in the Hanford Reservation, near the Columbia River.
Sponsored by Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, Beyond Nuclear, No Nukes NW and the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign. More information, contact Tom Buchanan at 206-547-2630 or Leslie March at 971-245-6160.
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