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).


  1. How did the meeting go, cannot find any info?

  2. The meeting went very well, we had a fantastic group of speakers and presentations. We will be posting the slides in the near future.