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Columbia Basin Section

Welcome to the Columbia Basin Section of ASME. The Columbia Basin Section covers 6 counties in Washington State (Kittitas, Yakima, Klickitat, Benton, Franklin, and Walla Walla). Check back for...
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  • “Radiation Health Effects Research at the Mayak Production Association – Russia’s Hanford”

    Dr. Bruce Napier of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be giving the Columbia Basin Section a talk on the radiation health effects at the Mayak Production Site.  The topic is about the Joint US/Russian radiation dose reconstruction and radiation epidemiology at Russia’s first nuclear production site.  If you'd like to see how the Soviet Union handled the challenges of nuclear material production, please join us.
    Dr. Napier works with the development and operation of models concerned with the environmental transport of radiological and chemical contaminants. His professional experience includes mathematical modeling and calculation of effects to individuals and populations from releases of various contaminants to the environment, as well as management of specific projects.
    For more information on Dr. Napier, please visit:

    For more information on the Mayak Production Association:

    What:    Presentation by Dr. Bruce Napier at PNNL, “Radiation Health Effects Research at the Mayak Production Association – Russia’s Hanford
    Where:  Round Table Pizza
    1769 Leslie Rd
    Richland, WA (off of Gage Blvd)
    When:  Thursday October 27, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
    *Lunch Specials (salad + personal pizza + drink) available for purchase
  • Terra Blanca Winery Tour October 15th, 2016

    Hello, Terra Blanca Winery will be providing a tour of their wine-making process(es) for the Columbia Basin Section.  The duration of the tour will be 1 to 1.5 hours. Space is limited to 20 people


    Please signup with Consuelo (Connie) at, NO LATER THAN Sunday October 9th



    Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard

    34715 Demoss Rd

    Benton City, WA 99320


    Date: Saturday October 15, 2016

    Time: 2:00 to 3:30 PM