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E-M:/ Ed McArdle: New nuclear plant would hurt the environment



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Enviro-Mich message from Kay Cumbow <kcumbow@greatlakes.net>
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Great article by Ed McArdle, printed in the Sunday edition, last week. -Kay Cumbow

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Story:
ED MCARDLE: New nuclear plant would hurt the environment

Don't fall for the new nuclear revival. On Sept. 19, DTE Energy applied to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to build a 1,500- megawatt nuclear plant next to the present Fermi 2 and the failed Fermi 1 reactor near Monroe.

The nuclear power industry and utilities have been convincing public officials and the media that nuclear power is clean, safe, affordable and the carbon-free answer to global warming. Not true.

For more of this story, click on or type the URL below:

http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2009/02/20/opinion/doc499ef3b95e351327873593.txt



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