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E-M:/ Sign on to comments opposing a nuclear reactor at Monroe



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From: Kay Cumbow <kcumbow@greatlakes.net>
Date: Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 8:07 PM
Subject: E-M:/ Sign on to comments opposing a nuclear reactor at Monroe
To: Enviro-mich@great-lakes.net


Sign environmental coalition comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission opposing a new nuclear reactor at Monroe, Michigan on Great Lakes shore.

Join with a coalition of groups and individuals throughout the Great Lakes Basin in opposing the proposed new Fermi 3 reactor by signing environmental scoping comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. To sign on, simply email your full contact information to kevin@beyondnuclear.org  or call 240-462-3216, by noon Eastern on Mon., Feb. 9th.
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To view the comments, go to: http://www.beyondnuclear.org/ and scroll down to the center of the page to the heading above. There is a link to the comments in that paragraph.

Michigan citizens and ratepayers have paid dearly for nuclear reactors in the past - with huge taxpayer subsidies, with enormous construction costs overruns, by paying for industry nuclear stranded costs, with big repair bills for aging reactors, with health costs, with a tragic legacy of uranium mining and processing that does long-term harm to other communities' watersheds and generates lethal, radioactive wastes that the U.S. government acknowledges must be kept from the biosphere for over a million years.

Instead of dangerous nuclear reactors or dirty coal, we can embrace quicker, cheaper sustainable energy options such as energy conservation, energy efficiency and truly renewable energy, such as wind and solar. The time is now. -Kay Cumbow