Announcement :: Environment

A Week of Earth Day Events

Clean Power Now! No New Nuclear Reactors! Let Us Together Speak Truth to Power! Please come join these important Earth Day events. Your presence, even at just one event, can help these events be a success. These reactors will be built unless we take action. In honor of Earth Day, please give one day to help this campaign WIN!

Thursday, April 21
11:30 a.m. - “Come Clean, Dominion!�
Rally and Press Conference
Dominion Headquarters
7th and Cary Street, Downtown Richmond

Dominion is fleecing Virginia consumers through its excess profits that came as part of “deregulation� of electric utilities and by receiving taxpayer money to finance its new nuclear reactors.

It’s time to tell Dominion to “Come Clean!� No more excessive profits and no more dirty energy! We will be assembling at 11:30 (putting up banners and signs) The press is invited at 12:00 noon. This event is being coordinated by The Sierra Club (along with PACE and Public Citizen).

Friday, April 22
8:30 a.m. - Protest at Dominion Shareholders’ Meeting

Sunday, April 24
2:00–4:00 p.m. - Reception and Talk at the Opening of the Chernobyl Photo Exhibit

Gabriela Bulisova, the photographer, and her husband, Kevin Kamps, from the Nuclear Information Resource Service, will be speaking about the exhibit and what we must do to prevent a similar catastrophe from happening again. The gallery will be open to the public Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. April 24th through May 6th.

Tuesday, April 26
(The anniversary of the 1986 nuclear disaster in Chernobyl)
7:00 p.m. - Film: “Chernobyl Heart�

This is a very powerful film that has been shown at the U.N. and which has won an Oscar for its portrayal of the effects of the disaster on local residents. The film will be shown at the Sierra Club Headquarters, 6 North 6th Street, Suite 102, in Richmond (Downtown between Franklin and Main Streets).
 

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