On the danger scale, they [scientists] seemed to rank it [depleted uranium] somewhere just above or just below eating too much sugar. - Lee Benson, Deseret News, April 2, 2010 Three scientists gave a presentation in Tooele County last week, the county that is home to Energy Pollutions Solutions in a county that is touted the chemical … Continue reading Depleted Uranium “not that scary”? Really? Really, Really?
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Urgent: Bennett’s $50 Billion boondoggle
This in from HEAL Utah today: Take a minute to call Senator Bob Bennett (202) 224-5444. Late Tuesday night, Utah's own Sen. Bennett snuck in a provision to President Obama's economic stimulus package that would allow as much as $50 BILLION of your tax dollars to be used as loan guarantees for construction of new … Continue reading Urgent: Bennett’s $50 Billion boondoggle
GREENS OPPOSE PUSH FOR NUCLEAR
GREENS OPPOSE PUSH FOR NUCLEAR The Green Party of the United States (GPUS) Eco-Action Committee rejects President-elect Barack Obama’s reckless support for new nuclear power plants, as such an agenda poses unacceptable health and environmental risks and would be fiscally irresponsible in the extreme. All of the processes associated with nuclear power are dangerous, from … Continue reading GREENS OPPOSE PUSH FOR NUCLEAR
Letter of czech mayors and nonviolent movement to Obama
22.11.2008 Dear President-elect Obama:Please accept our congratulations on your victory in the United States presidential election.We address this appeal to you due to our concern for the preservation of the democratic process in the Czech Republic and for the security of the European community.As you know, the Bush government and the Czech government have agreed … Continue reading Letter of czech mayors and nonviolent movement to Obama
URGENT ACTION ALERT!! YUCCA MOUNTAIN IN IMMINENT DANGER!
YUCCA MOUNTAIN, SACRED TO THE SHOSHONE & MAJOR FAULT ZONE, IN IMMINENT DANGER! DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY MOVES PLANS FORWARD TO TURN YUCCA MOUNTAIN INTO NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD DEADLINE JANUARY 10, 2008. Public hearings have not been well attended, statements mostly in favor of the plan to put all of the nuclear waste in the country in this one sacred place. Activists were told that if we do not go on record with a statement, we will have no legal recourse later on. Local papers & media spin have recently stated that opposition to the nuke dump had dropped off since the passing of Corbin Harney. The nuclear reps are confident to the point of acting like it's a done deal. LETS PROVE THEM WRONG! MAKE YOUR COMMENT NOW & TAKE ACTION!! Yucca Mountain is sacred to the Shoshone as an herb gathering site, for rituals, and as a part of their stories. Yucca Mountain is known in Shoshone language as Snake Mountain. Indeed it looks like a snake. It is said that the snake was headed north when it froze where it is. Further more it is said that it will move again and "flip around". Geologists say that there are thirteen different fault lines running through it. Citizens can make an oral statement at the scheduled public hearings or fill out a form and mail it in to EIS Office U.S. Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Mgmt, 1551 Hillshire dr. Las Vegas, NV, 89195-7308 or by e-mail at EIS_Office AT ymp.gov. HERE ARE TALKING POINTS: "The eyes of the elders are on us. The fate of the unborn is rolling toward the cliff, the voice of Corbin Harney is ringing in my ears, "It's on your shoulders now...". Info from Bear Dyken. mdyken AT goldrush.com. YUCCA MOUNTAIN FACT SHEET, TALKING POINTS, & MORE INFO: Healing Ourselves & Mother Earth The DOE released two Draft Supplemental Environmen-tal Impact Statements related to repository changes andrail transportation of high-level waste in Nevada. Inyo County CA- Excellent Draft Impacts Assessment Report Comments due by 1/18/08
This list was forwarded to me by a fellow Green who had received it from a colleague of hers. He said he would add to this listThe Seventh Decade, The New Shape of Nuclear Danger which reveals the most inconvenient truth about the present status of nuclear weapons on planet earth. This tragedy grows, like … Continue reading Holiday Reading
Stop The Nuclear Bailout – NukeFree.org – Musicans Take a Stand!
Do you live near a nuclear power plant? You may not today, but if the nuclear power industry has their way, a lot more of us could have those radioactive smokestacks as neighbors. Please join musicians Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt as well as a growing list of concerned citizens in signing a petition … Continue reading Stop The Nuclear Bailout – NukeFree.org – Musicans Take a Stand!
Significance of Today
This was a horrible week in the world's history. Earlier this week I posted links to news articles about the 62nd anniversary of the U.S. Bombing of Hiroshima. Today marks the 62nd anniversary of the U.S. Bombing of Nagasaki. The mushroom cloud that rose above Nagasaki following the atomic attack on the city on Aug. … Continue reading Significance of Today
Doves fly as Hiroshima delivers nuclear plea Survivors mark 62nd anniversary of Hiroshima bombing Japan marks anniversary of Hiroshima bombing Hiroshima Remembered, 62 Years Later Survivors share memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 5 arrested while protesting Hiroshima bombings at US nuclear weapons plant HIROSHIMA AT 62 WITH TIME RUNNING OUT
On this day in history one of the most horrible atrocities occurred in our world, the bombing of Hiroshima. My good friend the Reverend Daniel Webster sent this to me today: Today on the church calendar we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration. On the human calendar we mark the anniversary of the bombing of … Continue reading Today’s significance