I have been working for Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility since 2009 to develop the Washington Nuclear Museum and Educational Center and other interactive tools to educate the public on Hanford issues. Before working on Hanford issues I had been working (and continue to work) for Toxipedia.org, a non-profit website that strives to translate scientific information related to toxics and their impacts on human and environmental health into an accessible and easy to understand format for the public.
WPSR was interested in creating a similar website focused on Hanford and I was suggested for the position based on both my background in toxics and public outreach through the web. The issues that keep me interested include the threats to salmon in the Columbia, the global implications of Hanford, and the issues surrounding the vitrification plant.
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