STATEWIDE COALITION FORMS TO SHUT DOWN CALIFORNIA NUCLEAR PLANTS

More than 60 California anti-nuclear groups formed a coalition to shut down both the Diablo Canyon and San Onofre nuclear plants following the MUSE concert in Mountain View.

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Following the August 7 MUSE (Musicians United for Safe Energy) anti-nuclear concert, more than 60 California groups met in San Mateo for the first statewide Anti- Nuclear post-Fukushima Summit. Participants committed to continuing work towards the shut-down of the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant and San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, both of which are immediately adjacent to major earthquake faults. In addition, summit members focused on energy conservation and clean, safe, renewable solutions to establish a nuclear-free California.

Among the groups participating were the following:

Abalone Alliance Clearinghouse

Alliance for Survival

Coalition For Responsible Ethical Environmental Decisions (CREED)

Ecological Options Network (EON)

Friends of the Earth

Green Leap Forward

Greenpeace

Los Angeles Greens

No Nukes Caucus Veterans for Peace

No Nukes on Faults

Peace and Freedom Party

Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles

Redwood Alliance

Residents Organized for a Safe Environment (ROSE)

Sacred Sites Peacewalk for a Nuclear Free World

San Clemente Green

San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace

Veterans for Peace Chapter 162 East Bay San Francisco

Women's Energy Matters

 

 

The MUSE concert was a fund-raiser for the victims of the Fukushima disaster and for clean, safe energy. See Guacamole Fund website and Facebook for more information about the artists and the concert.