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Tell the Army Corps to take a hard look at the impacts of shipping explosive, dirty oil across the West by train and then through the largest oil-by-rail terminal proposed in the United States.
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Location: Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 17th Ave NE and NE 45th Street
While Hanford is the most contaminated site in the Western hemisphere, most Washington residents know very little about the former plutonium processing facility. With 56 million gallons of radioactive waste stored in leaking underground tanks and heading towards the Columbia River, Hanford cannot remain shrouded in secrecy.
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility is working with Hanford Challenge and the Environmental Health and Public Policy class taught by UW professor Dr. Holly Barker to bring a series of speakers to the Burke Museum. The series focuses on the legacies and clean-up challenges linked to the Hanford facility. This speaking series focuses on the legacies and clean-up challenges linked to the Hanford facility.
Kathleen is a former engineer at Hanford and is Washington State’s Poet Laureate, and author of Plume, a collection of poems about her childhood in Richland. Kathleen will talk about the importance of the arts to express the emotional and complex responses to Hanford, ideas not frequently communicated in a scientific discourse.More information »
A framework agreement has been reached for a final comprehensive deal with Iran. Write to your senators to keep diplomacy going so that we can reach a final deal!
Ask Congress to support the SANE Act to save $100 billion in nuclear weapons spending over the next 10 years.