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ODOE Public Meeting on Hanford Radioactive Waste

  • The Eliot Center at First Unitarian Church 1226 SW Salmon St, Portland Portland USA (map)

Join the Oregon Department of Energy on Tuesday, October 16 in Portland to discuss the U.S. Department of Energy’s proposal to reclassify high-level radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington.

Attendees will hear from Oregon, Washington, and federal experts about USDOE’s proposal and have an opportunity to ask questions and make informal comments. ODOE will submit its official comments to USDOE regarding the proposal prior to the meeting – we will make copies available. 

ODOE Hanford Public Meeting:
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Doors open: 6 p.m.
Meeting: 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Venue: Eliot Center at the First Unitarian Church
1226 SW Salmon St. (use Salmon St. entrance)
Portland, OR 97205
Getting There + Parking: 

ODOE’s evening meeting will follow a half-day informational meeting hosted by USDOE, also at the Eliot Center

Background on USDOE’s Proposal:
The USDOE has retrieved most of the waste from 16 single-shell waste tanks at Hanford C Tank Farm. USDOE is proposing to reclassify the remaining tank waste as low-level radioactive waste so that it can remain at Hanford. Read USDOE’s complete proposal online.

To read more :

More information on the Draft WIR Evaluation and underlying performance assessment, including links to documents for review and how to submit public comment, is available at

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