Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Uranium mining forum Friday Nov 11 @6pm GW Univ, Ashburn

On Friday, November 11th 2011, Sustainable Loudoun and Piedmont Environmental Council are hosting a free educational forum: “Uranium Mining in Virginia: Should We End the Moratorium?” at the George Washington University Ashburn Campus, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn VA.

Doors will open at 6 pm and the speaker program begins at 7 pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Speakers will provide information on a number of aspects regarding uranium mining and nuclear power. 

The featured speakers are:

Tony Noerpel - Sustainable Loudoun: Long-term viability of nuclear energy - supply, safety,
complexity, waste and cost.
Rob Marmet - Piedmont Environmental Council: Legal aspects of Virginia’s moratorium & impact of surface mining.
Linda Pentz Gunter - Beyond Nuclear: Uranium mining: health and environmental impacts.
Janette Sherman, M.D. - Health effects of nuclear power and Uranium mining.
Will Stewart - Sustainable Loudoun: Alternatives to nuclear power, and cost comparisons.

The event will be held at George Washington University – Virginia Campus: 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn, Virginia on Friday November 11th, 2011 at 6 pm.

Food provided by Harris Teeter.
Local businesses will be available to help you go green(er).