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 [...]

Gorge Green Home Tour »

October 5th, 2012: [ October 6, 2012; ] Columbia Gorge Earth Center Event Gorge Green Home Tour The 11th Annual Green Home Tour showcases about a dozen sustainable homes, businesses, and schools around the Gorge. It offers a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to connect with homeowners, designers, do-it-yourselfers and contractors alike around a range of topics related to sustainable design, building, and living. [...]