Category: Events

Public Comment Period – Hanford’s Dangerous Waste Permit »

September 24th, 2012: [ September 24, 2012 12:00 pm to October 22, 2012 5:00 pm. ] Hanford’s Dangerous Waste Permit Draws Calls for Prohibition of Off-Site Waste Over the past few months, many Pacific Northwest residents have urged the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) to protect the Columbia River from Hanford’s dangerous nuclear and toxic wastes. A legacy of nuclear weapons production, the Hanford site remains the most radioactively polluted site in [...]

Milwaukie Coal Hard Truth Forum »

September 11th, 2012: [ September 27, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Milwaukie is at risk of becoming a dirty coal train town. A coal export proposal in Coos Bay, OR would bring up to four 1.5 mile-long coal trains through Milwaukie each day. Coal export would impact Milwaukie traffic congestion, health, and quality of life. What are the risks if the largest coal companies in the world [...]