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June 20, 2011
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Michael Mariotte of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service


Michael Mariotte of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service discusses a wide range of situations: the accident at Fukushima, the flooding at Fort Calhoun and Cooper nuclear power plants in Nebraska, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the MUSE benefit concert scheduled for August 7, 2011 in Mountain View, California, among other topics.

Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, The Doobie Brothers, Tom Morello, John Hall, Kitaro, Jonathan Wilson, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and special guests are coming together for a special benefit event on Sunday, August 7 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA.

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June 13, 2011
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Paul Gunter on Campaign to Close All GE BWR Mark 1 Containment Reactors


Paul Gunter of Beyond Nuclear discusses the following topics:

  • Fukushima accident,
  • Vermont Yankee and the NRC,
  • Current situation at a number of nuclear facilities around the U.S.,
  • International movements calling for an end to nuclear power.
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    June 6, 2011
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    Stephanie Fraser, Readings about Fukushima and Vermont Yankee


    Stephanie Fraser, producer and host of Personal and Political reading a few articles on Fukushima. The show begins with a piece produced by Fairewinds Associates, featuring Arnie Gunderson talking about the Code of Federal Regulations part 10 governing nuclear power plants. He also discusses Fukushima and evacuation plans around nuclear plants in the United States.

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    June 6, 2011
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    Cecile Johnston on the CVCAC’s Micro Business Development program


    Cecile Johnston of the Central Vermont Community Action Councill’s Micro Business Development project discusses the programs that the CVCAC sponsors in support of people wanting to start businesses.

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    June 6, 2011
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    Marian Miller and Mia Roethlein on CVSWMD hazardous waste collection events


    Marian Miller and Mia Roethlein of the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District discuss the upcoming summer of hazardous waste collection events. This Saturday at Goddard College is the next one. For more information you can go to CVSWMD.

    Here’s a direct link to the 2011 Hazardous Collection Events around Central Vermont sponsored by the CVSWMD.

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    May 23, 2011
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    Deb Katz on Vermont Yankee


    Deb Katz is Executive Director of the Citizen’s Awareness Network.

    The topic is Vermont Yankee and the recent lawsuit filed by Entergy Nuclear to keep Vermont Yankee open past its life span.

    For more information about the Citizen’s Awareness Network, go to Nukebusters.org.

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    April 18, 2011
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    Fundraising with Audrey

    WGDR is a non-commercial radio station and twice a year conducts fundraising drives.

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    August 16, 2010
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    Colin Flood on Mountaintop Removal of Coal


    Colin Flood is an activist from Vermont who recently was arrested trying to stop mountaintop removal of coal in West Virginia.

    There is a lot of information online about the mountaintop removal of coal. You can watch a video on YouTube.com by clicking here: Lockdown to Highwall Miner.