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Congratulations NIRS-40th Anniversary

September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Nuclear Information and Resource Service, NIRS, is 40 years young this day and year.  This video showcases one of the events that they were involved in during the “March For A Clean Energy Revolution” on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and sends them congratulations for their efforts and accomplishments. Tim Judson, the Executive Director, and Diane D’Arrigo from NIRS, along with Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear, Jessica Azulay of Alliance for a Green Economy, Nancy Vann, Gary Shaw and Jeanne Shaw from the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and [...]

ANIMAS RIVER SPILL UNLEASHES POTENTIAL DISASTER ON NAVAJO NATION

August 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

“We’re in the ‘red zone’ right now. Today, tomorrow is probably it,” says Duane “Chili” Yazzie, chapter president of the Shiprock Community on the Navajo Nation Reservation. “We’re about to lose a lot of our crops.”    Animas river contamination by Durango Herald   Two weeks after an accident in an abandoned mine in Colorado caused more than 3 million gallons of toxic, heavy-metal-laden sludge to gush into the Animas River, disaster looms for the northern Navajo Nation. Thousands of acres of farmland could dry up, and hundreds of families could see [...]