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March 12, 2011

 

Joe Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund has already called the accident “one of the three worst accidents we have ever had at a nuclear power plant in the history of nuclear power,” recalling the 1979 Three Mile Island, PA meltdown and the 1986 Chernobyl reactor explosion in Ukraine.

Commentator, Keith Olbermann has called for a complete and permanent shutdown of U.S. reactors.


Beyond Nuclear monitoring struggle to prevent meltdown in Japan

Beyond Nuclear is monitoring the situation in Japan with respect to the nuclear reactor crisis and providing constant updates on their site. The best links and articles can be found here including a map of potential fallout heading to western Canada and the US.

http://www.beyondnuclear.org/


NIRS Factsheet on Japan’s Reactors

Nuclear Information and Resource Centre is closely monitoring the situation with Japan's nuclear reactors. They have produced and are regularly updating a factsheet on the Fukushima reactors and the ongoing concerns about what appears to be becoming a very serious situation. Check periodically for updates and refer your local media to it.

http://www.nirs.org/reactorwatch/accidents/Fukushimafactsheet.pdf


Random articles on the situation

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/12/us-japan-quake-nuclear-qa-idUSTRE72B2ET20110312

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12723092

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/12/japan.nuclear/

http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/RS_Battle_to_stabilise_earthquake_reactors_1203111.html


Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility

Some resources about Nuclear Accidents at the top of the CCNR web page.

http://ccnr.org   


Send a letter to McGuinty (and other prov. leaders) saying No More Nuclear Bailouts in Ontario!

http://www.cleanairalliance.org/nuke_debt


Angela Bischoff
Outreach Director
Ontario Clean Air Alliance
Tel: 416 926 1907 x 246
625 Church Street, #402
Toronto, ON M4Y 2G1
angela@cleanairalliance.org
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