Release: Chicago Residents Protest Japan Plans to Re-start Nuclear Reactors

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 Contact:  David Kraft, NEIS, (773)342-7650,  neis@neis.org                                                                                     Dr. Lora Chamberlain,  (773)486-7660  drlora2@yahoo.com
Dr. Norma Field, (773) 324-2002,  norma.field@gmail.com

CHICAGO SAFE-ENERGY ADVOCATES PROTEST JAPAN PLANS

TO RE-START NUCLEAR REACTORS

Protest events scheduled in other U.S. cities, Japan

CHICAGO—Safe-energy advocates protested outside of the Chicago Japanese Consulate against Japan’s plans to re-start two reactors at the Ohi nuclear power station, in Fukui Prefecture in Western Japan.  The event was scheduled to coincide with massive rallies against the re-start taking place in Japan today.  Other events are planned throughout the U.S. through Monday.

“We ask the Consul General Yoshifumi Okamura to convey to Prime Minister Noda our support for a nuclear free Japan and a nuclear-free world,” says David Kraft, director of Nuclear Energy Information Service, a nuclear-power watchdog organization based in Chicago. “We stand in support of the people of Japan, and members of Noda’s own party who reject nuclear power as too dangerous. We say ‘No more Hiroshimas!  No more Fukushimas!’” Continue reading Release: Chicago Residents Protest Japan Plans to Re-start Nuclear Reactors