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Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 10:25:24 -0400
From: "Lisa Gue" <LISA_GUE@citizen.org>
To: <enviro-mich@great-lakes.net>
Subject: Workshops June 13 & 14: The Nuclear Waste Dilemma
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Public Citizen's "Radioactive Roads and Rails" campaign  is coming to =
Michigan!

Join us at workshops in Lansing and Detroit:

THE NUCLEAR WASTE DILEMMA

The U.S. Department of Energy is expected to recommend that a nuclear =
repository be developed at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, for high-level =
radioactive waste from atomic power plants and DOE weapons facilities.  =
This interactive workshop will address issues of concern including:
=B7 Problems with the proposed nuclear dump site at Yucca Mountain
=B7 Problems with the proposed transport of high-level nuclear waste =
through Michigan
- Health and safety risks
=B7 Environmental sustainability
- Energy policy options

LANSING:

Workshop: Wednesday, June 13,  7:00 - 9:00 PM
at Clean Water Action - 1200 Michigan Ave., East Lansing (corner of Cowley =
and Michigan)

See an inflatable model of a high-level nuclear waste transportation cask =
at our press conference on June 14, 9:00 am, at the State Capitol, East =
Steps.=20

DETROIT:

Workshop: Thursday, June 14, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
at First Unitarian Universalist Church Memorial Hall - 4605 Cass Ave, =
Detroit (corner of Cass and Forest)

Everyone Welcome!  Refreshments will be served.  For more information call =
(202) 454-5130.


***Please help spread the word about these events by forwarding this =
message to others!***=20



Lisa Gue
Policy Analyst
Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy & Environment Program
215 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC  20003
ph: (202) 454-5130; fax: (202) 547-7392
www.citizen.org/cmep




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