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[Powderworks] NMOC: The Nuke Waste Road Show

Kate Adams kate@dnki.net
Sat, 08 Jun 2002 22:38:13 -0400

Hey US Powderworkers,

Remember those trucks full of nuclear waste that Pete was ranting about 
during the recent tour?  Wanna see what they will look like?

There are currently eight trucks carrying mock nuke waste containers 
circulating the country.  Citizen activists are travelling with them to get 
the word out about the routes and the risks of large-scale transport of 
high-level nuclear waste should the Yucca Mountain Repository open.  This 
roadshow may be coming to your area in the very near future!

For a full US-Wide schedule go to 
http://www.citizenalert.org/yucca/tour.html#schedule .

When I was in grade school, I lived in a community that saw numerous 
shipments of both nuclear waste and weapons headed to and from the Hanford 
Nuclear Reservation.  We would get out of school if there was a high 
security shipment closing down the town.  I used to have disturbing dreams 
where the casks would fall off the trucks, break open, and loose evil on 
the world like Pandora's box.  My as an adult trained as an engineer and 
scientist, I still find that it ain't far from the truth.

Please help stop this nightmare in the making.

Kate Adams
Doctoral Student
Department of Work Environment
UMass Lowell
"There are a lot of people who as they get older get mellow. I don't like 
mellow music. I don't like mellow. Period."  -  Moe Tucker