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No-Nukes Musicians Launch Campaign to Stop the Nuclear Bailout [VIDEO]

Bonnie Raitt, Ben Harper, Graham Nash, Jackson Browne and many other musicians have joined a new campaign to stop Congress from bailing out the nuclear power industry.
 
 
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From the Nuke Free.org website

Do you live near a nuclear power plant? You may not today, but if the nuclear power industry has their way, a lot more of us could have those radioactive smokestacks as neighbors.

Please join musicians Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt as well as a growing list of concerned citizens in signing a petition to Congress that will stop a pending bailout of the nuclear power industry.

The Senate version of the Energy Bill now pending in Congress could authorize virtually unlimited loan guarantees for backers of new nuclear reactors - effectively, a blank check, at taxpayer expense. Besides the fact that reactors are vulnerable to terrorist attacks, human error in operation, and earthquakes, there is also no solution to the problem of safely storing or transporting nuclear waste. Why would we want more nuclear power facilities built if the safety of those already in operation is in question?

Tell Congress that nuclear power is not a "clean alternative" and has no place in an Energy Bill that seeks to expand the role of truly safe and reliable renewable energy from wind, solar, bio-fuels, geothermal and other green technologies.

Please sign this petition and call your Senators and Congresspersons and urge them to "REMOVE THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY LOAN GUARANTEES FROM THE PENDING ENERGY BILL."

Thank you for taking action, please forward to your friends by October 22nd and ask them to do the same. Together we can make a difference, but time is of the essence!

Adam Howard is the editor of PEEK.

 
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