September 20, 2011 § 1 Comment

Rallies across the United Statesbroadcasting the dangers of nuclear power are slated for October 1st. The movement to shutter reactors worldwide galvanized after the devastating destruction of the Fukushima reactors in Japan last March. October’s “National Day of Action for America’s Nuclear Free Future,” will see rallies in New York City, Des Moines, Washington, Detroit, Toledo, Chicago, Asbury Park, New Jersey, Raleigh, NC, Virginia, Florida, including Fort Myers, St. Petersburg,Fort Lauderdale, inCalifornia -San Clemente andSan Diego.

In the beginning of September, “Walk for Fukushima in Maine” saw a contingent  walking for three weeks starting inRockland and ending at the Japanese Consulate inBoston by way of the troubled nuclear plant in Seabrook.

Here in New York City, the Saturday, October 1, rally has been long planned  and is  expected to have a large draw. It will take place at Pier 95 Hudson River Park, from Noon to 3:30 pm with Dr. Helen Caldicott as the  Keynote. Caldicott is also speaking on Oct. 3 in Atlanta with the Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament (WAND). Many well known organizations are sponsoring the New York City rally including Friends of the Earth, Sierra Club NYC, Greenpeace, Ralph Nader, NYPIRG, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Helen Caldicott Foundation, IPSEC, Beyond Nuclear, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Westchester Citizens Awareness Network, Shut Down Indian Point Now, Time’s Up, ECOFEST, Rock the Reactors

Some websites to check:

C.A.N. Coalition Against Nukes

Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition

Nuclear Information Resource Service

Against nuclear power plants

Close Nuclear Power Plants!!!

Maine Peace Action Committee

§ One Response to

  • Anonymous says:

    Thank you for all the information regarding upcoming anti-nuclear

    meetings and for the excerpts from “Nuclear Romance” which I’m

    looking forward to reading!

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