Hanford Gets MOXY?


With the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex fresh in their minds, about 100 people filled a hotel ballroom last night to question a small group of engineers and government officials in charge of cleaning up the Hanford nuclear reservation. "State of the Hanford Site" meetings like last night's at the Red Lion Hotel in North Portland are held once a year by the three government agencies ...   More
Friday, April 1, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

Rogue Of The Week: The Japanese Government

A public-information meltdown.

Rogue of the Week
The Rogue Desk doesn’t have a heart of stone. Our profound good wishes go out to the people of Japan as they mourn the deaths of at least 9,000    More
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Blumenuer's Questions About Nuke Contingency Plans

Earl Blumenauer

 U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore) has more than one question about the feds' contingency plans to monitor radiation levels and prepare residents along the West Coast if there are fallout problems here from the Japanese nuclear disaster.Here's the letter Blumenauer released this afternoon to the Environmental Protection Agency and Nuclear Regulatory Commission with his questions:March 16, 2011 Lisa ...   More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by

State Health Authority: No Danger to Oregonians from Japan Radiation


Answering a looming question from the ongoing catastrophe in Japan, the Oregon Health Authority announced this afternoon that radiation from potential nuclear meltdowns there poses no threat to Oregonians.In a news release, state Public Health Director Mel Kohn says the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission gave the all-clear."Given the thousands of miles between the two countries, Hawaii, Alaska, the ...   More
Monday, March 14, 2011 JAMES PITKIN


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