Oregon’s Drone Debate – Legislators Introduce Bill to Restrict Their Use
Editorial in the Eugene Register Guard 2-5-2013
Before drones become commonplace in Oregon skies, the state Legislature should take carefully measured steps to protect public privacy and safety from threats posed by both public- and private-sector use of the unmanned aircraft.
The drone revolution will become reality in Oregon and elsewhere across the country far more quickly than many people expect.
COMMENTARY: 1949 Nuclear Experiment is an Ugly Legacy at Hanford
By Susan Cundiff and Patricia Hoover
Published: Eugene Register Guard, December 2, 2012
Many of us in the timber-rich Northwest are familiar with such terms as “pulling the green chain” and fresh-cut “green” wood. But how many know the term “Green Run?” Never heard of it? That’s because it was a secret.
On Dec. 2, 1949, officials at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeastern Washington deliberately experimented on residents in the area by releasing raw, irradiated uranium fuel. It was the largest known single incident of intentional radioactive contamination ever. It’s come to be known as the Green Run; in this case “green” meant “uncured.”
(Submitted by Oregon WAND Members)
Lives of Contemplation and Protest Action
Parallels and Intersection
The Adult Education Committee of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church is pleased to present Nancy Roberts, PhD, for a seminar focusing on Thomas Merton and Daniel Berrigan, two Catholic clerics who commented on social and moral issues of the 1950s and 1960s, to be held at . . .