- Peace & Nuclear Weapons
- Climate Change
- Environmental Toxins
- Nuclear Power
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Urge the Army Corps to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to assess the potential human health and environmental consequences of shipping 360,000 barrels of oil each day down the Columbia River.
The Hanford Nuclear Site, located in Eastern Washington, is home to nine nuclear reactors that produced 60% of the plutonium that fueled the US’s nuclear weapons arsenal. Though the reactors are no longer in operation, the radioactive waste they produced continues to pose a major challenge to public health. The nuclear waste created at Hanford poses a threat to the Columbia River and beyond. Hanford is currently the largest environmental cleanup project in the world. Educating the public about the environmental and public health threats posed by Hanford has been a priority for WPSR for decades.
Our education initiatives include: