IMPLICATIONS (AND ACTIONS) FOR U.S. NUCLEAR POWER
Sunday, March 13, 2011, 6
The nuclear crisis in
At this point it is clear there has been some fuel melting at
In all, there remain six reactors in various stages of trouble at two sites in
We are regularly updating the situation as we receive reliable information and posting new relevant documents as we identify them. Check the front page of our website, www.nirs.org, often for these updates.
Implications for the
It would be nice to think that
However, one prominent pro-nuclear politician, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) this morning did call for a moratorium on new reactors until any lessons from Japan can be incorporated. And Rep. Ed Markey wrote a strong letter to President Obama calling for a moratorium and other actions (we will post it on our website as soon as it is posted on Rep. Markey's site).
Still, it's going to take all of us working as hard as we can right now to make a real difference.
Our number one priority today
Beyond that, however, we want to know what your priorities are and help develop a coordinated plan of action. Thus, we are sponsoring two grassroots conference calls this week. The first is tomorrow, Monday, March 14, 2011 at 4 pm eastern time. This will be a "listening" call. We invite you to call in with your concerns and suggestions
From that call and the ideas generated, we will put together a second grassroots strategy call later in the week. If you are interested in this second call (date/time have not been set yet), please send an e-mail with your name, organization (if one) and location to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, we urgently need donations for a rapid response to the developments in
Thanks for all you do,
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