New Meetup: Know Nuclear in the TN Valley

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Sent on: Thursday, September 18, 2008 4:00 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for GREEN EVENTS - Chattanooga Environmental Meetup Group!

What: Know Nuclear in the TN Valley

When: September 27,[masked]:30 AM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Know Nuclear in the TN Valley

Saturday, 11:30am - 6pm, September 27

Keathley University Center

MTSU Campus Murfreesboro, TN

Program Attached



Know Nuclear in the TN Valley is an opportunity for community leaders, environmental advocates, public officials, and concerned citizens to learn more about nuclear waste and the nuclear industry in Tennessee. Registration for the half-day seminar begins 11:30am and the program begins at noon, Saturday September 27. It will be held in Room 322 of Keathley University Center on the MTSU campus in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. A $10 registration fee payable at the door covers the cost of refreshments and seminar handouts. Students with student ID cards are free.

Three panels will cover TN nuclear waste processing, burning, and dumping in TN; the storage and transport of high level nuclear waste generated in our state; and the concerns for TVA's current nuclear power program across the TN Valley. Panelists are local, regional, and national activists. The purpose of Know Nuclear in the TN Valley is to inform concerned citizens about the need to stop generating nuclear wastes and the need to responsibly manage the nuclear wastes we already have.

Sponsors: MTSU Students for Environmental Action, Bellefonte Efficiency and Sustainability Team, Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Defense Depot Memphis TN Concerned Citizens Committee, ENDIT (End Nuclear Dumping in TN), Erwin Citizens Awareness Network, Memphis Sierra Club Environmental Justice Program, National Sierra Club Radiation Committee, Nuclear Information and Resource Service, Solar Valley Coalition, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Southern Energy Network, TN Chapter Sierra Club, TN Environmental Council, and We the People, Inc

Learn more here:
http://greenhome.meetup.com/107/calendar/8785155/

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