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tar sands protest,washington dc

post she wrote about visiting her native Alberta, where she saw the tar sands up close. She explains a bit about why this kind of individual outreach is so important:

"A week after I visited the Canadian Tar Sands “to see for myself” what that area is all about, I received emails from several of my friends and colleagues, encouraging me to join them in Washington, DC for a "peaceful protest" against the proposed pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to Texas…

I am signed up for a Tar Sands protest at the White House in Washington, DC that has the potential to get the protesters arrested. Do I feel this cause is important enough to take these risks? YES I do. I hope my kids will be proud of me, and that it builds on my legacy and actions to try to raise awareness to the growing reality of climate change that is threatening my children’s future and mine. I want to WAKE UP my neighbors, friends, colleagues and total strangers by showing them that a mom…

FUKUSHIMA..A DAY OF INFAMY

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...MARCH 11 - 2011 ..A DAY OF INFAMY FOR THE WORLD NUCLEAR INDUSTRY....IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A "PEARL HARBOUR MOMENT" WHEN THE COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD DECLARED WAR ON NUCLEAR POWER...WHICH IS NOW PROVING TO BE A GREATER THREAT TO WORLD SURVIVAL THAN THE ORIGINAL PEARL HARBOUR ISSUE EVER WAS.......EVEN NOW 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DISASTER AT THE NUKE REACTORS(EARTHQUAKE,TSOUNAMI,EXPLOSION,RADIATION,MELTDOWN)..THE SITUATION IN JAPAN IS FAR FROM BEING UNDER CONTROL..3 REACTORS ARE STILL IN MELTDOWN MODE AND HIGH RADIATION HAS SPREAD FAR AND WIDE INTO THE WATER,AIR AND SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE UP TO 120 MILES FROM THE EXPLOSION SITE.