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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Care to Breathe More Toxics?

A Must for your Thursday Night (2/26):

February 26, 2009
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Willamette University School of Law
Paulus Lecture Hall -- Room 201

Covanta/Marion County Waste-to-Energy Facility as an Integrated Part of the County's Waste Management System -- Jeffrey Hahn, Covanta Energy Corporation

Incineration Dangers: From Nanoparticles to Nonsustainability -- Dr. Paul Connett, renowned expert on zero waste and harmful waste incineration by-products.

Sponsored by League of Women Voters of Marion/Polk Counties, Willamette University Center for Sustainable Communities, Salem City Club, Marion County, Friends of Marion County, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oregon Toxics Alliance, Oregon Center for Environmental Health, and Health Care Without Harm

[One hopes this will be taped and made available online and through CCTV. Anyone with information about this, please post a comment.]

For more information, see this post about "Waste Incineration: The Self-Inflicted Wound." And there's the always-wonderful "Story of Stuff."