Pasco Farmer’s Market

Shop Local! Eat Local! The Pasco Farmer's Market is the perfect place to support our local growers and enjoy a healthy approach to produce. We Start May the 1ST Thru the end of October. Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. (1) Pasco Farmers Market | Facebook  S 4th Avenue & W Columbia St Pasco, WA 99301

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Changes to the Tri-Party Agreement for retrieving, treating and disposing of Hanford Site Waste-

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April 26, 2021 – June 14, 2021 ***Extended until June 23, 2021*** The U.S. Department of Energy (Energy), our agency, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — the Tri-Party Agreement (TPA) agencies — recently completed negotiations on a series of milestones for managing radioactive solid waste located on Hanford’s Central Plateau and are proposing changes to the TPA. The TPA agencies want your input on the proposed changes. Go to …

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Marine Net Pen Aquaculture in Washington State

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This comment period is being held from June 1, 2021 through June 21, 2021. We are now accepting public comments on draft guidance designed to improve how commercial marine net pens are authorized, overseen, and managed in Washington. This guidance was developed by the state departments that have a role in authorizing or permitting net pen activities in state inland marine waters: Agriculture, Ecology, Fish and Wildlife, and Natural Resources. On…

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Ben Franklin Transit 2022 Capital Improvement Plan

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Public Comment Period Now Open for 2022 Capital Improvement Plan The proposed Ben Franklin Transit 2022 Capital Improvement Plan is available for review and public comment until July 7, 2021. To learn more about the proposed plan and how to submit comments, please visit www.bft.org/financial-information/ .  

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Ben Franklin Transit introducing new, improved bus service beginning June 21

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Beginning June 21, 2021, Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) will introduce new Frequent Service Corridor bus routes for the first time in the Tri-Cities region. These changes are part of a suite of service changes designed to increase and reduce travel time, transfers, and wait times for riders. The changes will replace four existing bus routes with five new routes and increase frequency on Saturdays for two other existing routes with…

Electrify Your Home – online event

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Each presenter will describe how they went about retrofitting their home with electric heating systems and appliances, what kind of problems they had to solve (panel upgrade, finding the right contractor, etc), how much the retrofits cost, and any financing programs used. If you'd like to submit technical assistance questions ahead of time, you may do so at bit.ly/HelpMeElectrify.  actionnetwork.org

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Leadership on Climate, a Local Government Perspective

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Join 350 Contra Costa and hear directly from local elected climate leaders on the challenges and opportunities for making a difference in climate and environmental justice. Moderated by Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, the panel of local elected officials will talk about their approach to advancing climate and environmental justice policies. ● What constraints do they face in advancing their agendas? ● What policies can be implemented that will…

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LIVE Circular Innovation Challenge: using recycled materials

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Join Zero Waste Washington, Seattle Good Business Network, and Seattle’s Office of Economic Development for the inaugural, LIVE Circular Innovation Challenge: a virtual pitch competition where FIVE finalists will pitch their product ideas for the best-manufactured product idea using ‘waste’ or recycled materials! The winner will receive $10,000 cash, continued mentorship, access to investors, and more! Attend to see the finalists compete, hear from our Mayor (and other special guests)…

Virtual Public Meeting for the Integrated Disposal System Leachate Collection System

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The U.S. Department of Energy is holding a 60-day public comment period on a proposed Class 3 modification to the Hanford Dangerous Waste Permit. This proposed modification would support operation of Hanford’s Integrated Disposal Facility’s leachate collection system to allow for disposal of mixed low-level waste in site’s engineered landfill. The Integrated Disposal Facility is a key component of the Hanford Site’s Direct-Feed Low-Activity Waste program to treat tank waste,…

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Moths of the Pacific Northwest – The Night Life!

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Please join us for this virtual event to celebrate the role of moths in our habitat's web of life. Learn about moths from David Droppers - an enthusiastic passionate speaker! David has a University of WA Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management, and a Western Washington University Master's degree in Environmental Education The Zoom link will be emailed to those on our mailing list closer to June 24th,…

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Let’s Talk About Hanford: Ask Our Managers

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Join us for our second live "Let's Talk About Hanford" virtual conversation! Our second event will be Ask Our Managers, where you’ll get the chance to learn about Ecology’s top Hanford managers and ask your questions about our role in cleanup. Go to our Washington Department of Ecology - Hanford or Washington Department of Ecology Facebook pages 5:30 p.m. June 29 to view the livestream. This discussion will feature Nuclear…

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