Seismic Tremors and Toxins Summit

April 13, 2024 NW Toxics Summit Flyer

Held online and in-person at the University of Washington on April 13, 2024, the annual NW Toxic Communities summit featured four prominent speakers and covered what will happen in the event of a Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake.

Featured Speakers

  • Luke Hanst, a coordinator with the Institute for Sustainable Solutions (ISS) at Portland State University where he has written about the potential for chemical releases in Portland during a Cascadia earthquake.
  • Michael K. Lindell, Emeritus Professor in hazards reduction, author of 11 books, and consultant for over 40 public and private organizations concerning natural disasters.
  • Leah Wood and Masha Cole-Tagaeva representing two EPA Region 10 Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers (TCTACs) who discussed technical assistance and preview grant opportunities for nonprofits seeking environmental and energy justice funding.

Watch a video recording of the webinar

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