2010/01/22: Badger contamination has reached Lake Wisconsin

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger, a WNPJ member group, reports:

MERRIMAC, WI – A new environmental study has confirmed that groundwater contamination from an old hazardous waste dump at Badger Army Ammunition Plant has moved beyond the plant boundary and is discharging into Lake Wisconsin at Weigand’s Bay.   

2010/01/11: LaCrosse Tribune: Diane Farsetta: Remove nuclear provisions from Clean Energy Jobs Act

Diane Farsetta, coordinator of WNPJ's Carbon Free Nuclear Free campaign, asks in a LaCrosse Tribune column:

Would a truly "clean energy" source produce "one of the nation's most hazardous substances"?

Of course not.

So why include provisions on nuclear reactors in the state's Clean Energy Jobs Act, recently introduced in the state legislature?

WNPJ joins 200 groups opposing US nuclear 'climate' bill

Two hundred environmental, peace, consumer, religious organizations and small businesses -- including WNPJ and eight other Wisconsin groups -- have joined together to blast the newly introduced Kerry-Lieberman “climate” bill, called the American Power Act, as a taxpayer bailout of the nuclear power industry and other dirty energy interests that would be ineffective at addressing the climate crisis. The groups pledged to oppose the bill unless substantial changes are made, including removing all support for nuclear power.

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