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E-M:/ 3 Michigan cities: Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy Tour

?A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy?
Announcing a mid-west tour with Arjun Makhijani, Nuclear Engineer and author of Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free. Dr. Makhijani will be presenting "A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy" at three separate Michigan venues:

Friday, October 3, 7:00 p.m. at Ellis Library, 3700 S. Custer Road, Monroe

Saturday, October 4, 11:00 a.m. at Berkey Hall, room 110 (MSU Grand River Ave) E. Lansing Saturday, October 4, 6:30 p.m. at Radisson Plaza, 100 W. Michigan Ave, downtown Kalamazoo

For additional information please phone: 734-770-1441(Monroe), 248-521-4219 (E. Lansing), 240-462-3216 (Kalamazoo)

Currently, Michigan and U.S. energy policy is at the center of legislative agendas as well as Presidential Campaigns. Please plan to attend these timely and important forums.

Arjun Makhijani is President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research in Takoma Park, Maryland. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley in 1972, specializing in nuclear fusion.

A recognized authority on energy issues, Dr. Makhijani is the author and co-author of numerous reports and books on energy and environment related issues. He was the principal author of the first study of the energy efficiency potential of the US economy published in 1971. He is the author of Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy (2007).

In 1989 he received The John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism of the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, with Robert Alvarez; was awarded the Josephine Butler Nuclear Free Future Award in 2001 and the Jane Bagley Lehman Award of the Tides Foundation in 2008; and was named a Ploughshares Hero, by the Ploughshares Fund (2006). In 2007, he was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He has many published articles in journals such as The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and The Progressive, as well as in newspapers, including The Washington Post.

Dr. Makhijani has testified before Congress, and has appeared on ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Evening News, CBS 60 Minutes, NPR, CNN, and BBC, among others. He has served as a consultant on energy issues to utilities, including the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Edison Electric Institute, the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, and several agencies of the United Nations.