Come to a film, “THE BATTLE OF CHERNOBYL”
“A mind-boggling piece of work…painstakingly researched”
–Michael Coffta, Educational Media Reviews Online
Followed by a Discussion led by Dave Kraft of the Nuclear Energy Information Service
Thursday, August 4, 7:00 p.m.
Church of the Advent
2900 W. Logan Blvd. (at Francisco)
Voluntary contributions appreciated
— 5 band benefit for the people of Fukushima –
At the Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western Ave., Chicago
6:00 p.m.; $5; 21+ event
Proceeds to be donated to Japanese relief efforts.
NEIS and others will have info table at the event.
- Plastic Crimewave Sound
- Rat Bastards
- Death Factory
- The Strange Attractor
- Giant Squid Autopsy
Download .pdf here.
Complying with the order from President Obama to review the safety of America’s 104 operating nuclear reactors and their spent fuel pools, the NRC today finally released its findings of the preliminary lessons learned from the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station.
We are pleased that the Agency kept its word and conducted the review. At the same time we are both heartened and dismayed at their findings. Heartened, because much of what they found and recommend is exactly what many in the safe energy and environmental community have been telling them for decades. Seek, and ye shall find – finally. Dismayed, because it took what may become a $200 billion disaster just to get their attention to “find” these problems which they have voluntarily chosen to ignore previously: