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Dr. Sherman to Speak at Educational Forum on Uranium Mining in Virginia

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, 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 and 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.

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