50th Anniversary of the Sierra Club in Michigan

Live music – Cash Bar – Dinner

Sat, June 10, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Keynote speaker: Senator Gary Peters

Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building Atrium
4800 E. Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Tickets $50 individual or $15 student

 

For more information including map and options for ticket purchase see
http://www.sierraclub.org/michigan/50th-anniversary

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Radioactive Lessons Learned

by Art Myatt, SEMG Chair and Alliance to Halt Fermi 3 board member.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently published their proposed drinking water “Protective Action Guide (PAG) for Radiological Incidents.”
The purpose, according to them. is “to guide planning and decision-making efforts by local and state officials” in response to “a large-scale emergency.” They further say this would apply for “any radiation incident, such as spills of radioactive material, the detonation of a radiological dispersion device (RDD) or “dirty bomb,” or an accident at a nuclear power plant.”

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Where Do US Carbon Emissions Come From?

Have you ever wondered just what activities cause our fossil fuel carbon emissions, and how much emission is caused by which activities? Well, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL) has produced the chart above to tell us exactly that for the USA economy. Although we are now far into 2016, LLNL has not yet produced a carbon chart for 2015. This chart for 2014 is the most recent one we have.

carbon_2014_united-states

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