Fukushima, Fermi, Potassium Iodide and You

Speaker:  Keith Gunter, Alliance to Halt Fermi 3 Co-Chair, will discuss the dangers of nuclear power in general and the Fermi 2 (existing) & Fermi 3 (planned) reactors in particular on Thursday, March 3 at the Elks Lodge, 2401 E. 4th St., Royal Oak, MI (at corner of 4th St. & SB I-75 Service Drive, South of 11 Mile Rd.). This is the regular Sierra Club SEMG Membership meeting, 1st Thursday, monthly. It’s open to the public; any interested person can attend. Continue reading “Fukushima, Fermi, Potassium Iodide and You”

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Another Angle on Flint Water

Well, why are there chlorides in the Flint River water? For the most part, the Genesee County Road Commission put them there.

It may seem that we’ve already heard all there is to hear about what went so wrong that Flint’s water system poisoned Flint residents. In reality, there’s much more to hear, and much more needs to be done to fix the issues that are fixable. Some problems, like children whose development is already damaged because of lead, can’t actually be fixed. Some, like corrosive water in the Flint River, can. Continue reading “Another Angle on Flint Water”