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The Papal Encyclical calls all of us to protect life and the planet! Write a Letter to the Editor and stand in solidarity with the Pope's call for climate action.
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.
WA State Senator Gerry Pollet will discuss the ways that legislators can influence the clean-up process at Hanford. In addition to his legislative work, Senator Pollet founded and directs Heart of America NW, a non-profit focused on Hanford.More information »
Email your representative to oppose an amendment that would allow for a new nuclear submarine slush fund.
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!