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 [...]

NE Portland Coal Hard Truth Forum »

September 11th, 2012: [ October 2, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] What are the risks if the largest coal companies in the world transformed the Northwest into a dirty energy corridor to supply US coal to Asian markets? Coal companies propose to bring over 150 million tons of coal annually through the Columbia River Gorge to ports in St. Helens, Boardman, Coos Bay, Bellingham, and Longview. Portland [...]