11 May '11, 5pm

Japan cancels new nuclear plants - world join to "start from scratch" w/100% renewables #newearth

Dear U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Given the worsening Japanese nuclear disaster, I am writing to demand immediate closure of U.S. nuclear energy facilities that remain operational after having exceeded their engineered operable life. Please immediately close these facilities for inspection in an orderly manner as is occurring in Europe. It is the prudent thing to do given many older reactors in the U.S. are of similar design as those melting down in Japan. Japan is facing the worst nuclear crisis since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Multiple explosions have hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, several reactors have lost their cooling systems, raising fears of meltdown(s). Radiation levels have been detected as far as 100 miles away. Many people have tested positive for radiation exposure, and hundreds of thousands of have been evacuated, with the ...

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