Upstream mess may pose downstream impacts

6 Feb

Just learned today about a key public hearing in Hood River on Tuesday. Haven’t had time to dig much into it, but from what I hear, it’s potential cause for concern by all.

If you’re concerned about cleanup efforts at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, and the potential downstream impacts on river users in and around Hood River (i.e. many of them tourists who bring vital dollars to the local economy), you may want to attend the …

Hood River Tank Closure & Waste Management  EIS Public Hearing

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location:  Columbia Gorge Hotel
4000 Westcliff Drive
Hood River, OR, 97031 US

People who have read this massive document report that hidden inside it are plans to turn Hanford into a repository for nuclear waste shipments from all over the country. We haven’t confirmed this, but you may want to explore on your own. Meanwhile, we thought we should let you know of the opportunity to speak out on the issue.

Here are links to other key information sites.

Department of Energy:
http://www.gc.energy.gov/NEPA/calendar.htm

Heart of America Northwest
http://www.hoanw.org/events/index.cfm?Fuseaction=events

Columbia Riverkeeper
http://www.columbiariverkeeper.org/

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