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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 »
We now have 42 senators who will vote to approve the Iran deal, allowing President Obama to uphold a veto if need be. Email your representative now so it doesn’t come to that.
Experts and faith leaders have shown their support for the Iran deal. Voice your support as well: email Congress now to urge them to vote "YES" for the agreement.