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Native Plant Pollinator Garden Planting Party- November 16th, 2019     

                                             

 The Badger and Candy Mountain fall trail work season

Starting mid-October and ending around Thanksgiving. On schedule are the usual trail maintenance tasks plus building a short trail on Candy that will be part of the Interpretive Loop Trail. In addition, we may get a start on the route to Little Badger with a new half mile trail from the top of the Sagebrush Trail heading east to Queensgate.

Dates and times will be announced as we get closer.
Get on the trail work email list by contacting Jim at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Hanford Live 2019: Let’s Talk About Hanford Cleanup

 This is a message from the Tri-Party Agreement Agencies   

 A link to the Nov. 7 broadcast of Hanford Live 2019 is available on YouTube.

 Hanford Live 2019 was an online conversation about Hanford cleanup with managers from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Washington State Department of Ecology. The broadcast included a brief overview from each agency on Hanford’s past, present and future, followed by a facilitated question-and-answer session. 

 Anyone interested in learning more about Hanford is encouraged to view this online conversation. The goal of this event was to provide an opportunity for communication between Hanford leadership and the public regarding the environmental cleanup mission. More information, including the provided presentations, is available on the Hanford Events Calendar.  

  We sincerely appreciate your interest regarding the cleanup progress at Hanford. After you watch the broadcast, we’d like your feedback. Please take a moment and complete this brief online evaluation. Thank you for watching Hanford Live 2019.            

----Notice of Upcoming Public Comment Period on Proposed Changes to the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit----

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is planning a 60‑day public comment period on a proposed modification to the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit, expected to begin mid-December 2019, with a public meeting in January 2020.

This proposed Class 3 permit modification would allow DOE to receive waste at the Integrated Disposal Facility (IDF).

The IDF is an engineered disposal facility at the center of the Hanford Site. It was designed and constructed to dispose of vitrified low-activity waste generated from the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, while protecting human health and the environment.

The proposed modification will be available online during the public comment period at the Hanford events calendar

 

What is Go Green Tri-Cities?

Go Green Tri-Cities is a non-profit group that provides outreach to educate the community on local, state, and nationwide environmental issues. The GGTC website strives to be the central place for the community to learn about environmental issues and area events, find local environmental groups and other community resources, and provide a wealth of information on how to live in a more eco-friendly way.  It also includes the Green Pages directory, a listing of businesses providing eco-friendly products and services available in this area.

For information on Recycling, look under the Community and How To tabs.