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E-M:/ WMEAC's Frist Friday Speaker, Nuclear Issues



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West Michigan Environmental Action Council

CONTACT:   Tom Leonard
        Executive Director - WMEAC
        (616) 451-3051

EVENT: FIRST FRIDAY Speaker on the Environment

SPEAKER: Alice Hirt,
  WMEAC Board Member and Activist

DATE: Friday December 3, 1999

PLACE: St. Marks Church
  134 N. Division
  Grand Rapids, MI

TIME:  Noon to 1:30 pm

COST: Lunch $7.00 for members and $8.00 for non-members  
  Free to those wishing to bring their own lunch

TOPIC:   "Nuclear Power- Who Needs It? Nuclear Issues and How they    effect 
West Michigan"  

Aging nuclear reactors along the Great Lakes shoreline continue to pose a 
threat to Michigan and the Great Lakes Basin.  Issues to be discussed - High 
level nuclear waste, with nowhere to go; Casks holding nuclear waste with 
cracks in the welds; Embrittlement of the reactor vessel at Palisades; 
Plutonium shipments through Michigan; Safety violations at Cook; Recycling of 
low-level nuclear waste in consumers goods; Refusal to stockpile Potassium & 
Iodine in case of nuclear accident; Mobile Chernobyl on highways 

RSVP: By  Wednesday, December 1 to reserve your spot! 
West Michigan Environmental Action Council
(616) 451-3051

WMEAC's "FIRST FRIDAY" is a monthly luncheon with speakers and presentations 
on environmental , outdoor and related topics.  It is open to the general 
public.
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