[ RadSafe ] Greenpeace gets egg on its face
Brent.Rogers at environment.nsw.gov.au
Fri Jun 2 03:42:43 CDT 2006
>From Washington Post online:
The environmental activist group Greenpeace wanted to be prepared to counter
President Bush's visit last week to Pennsylvania to promote his nuclear
"This volatile and dangerous source of energy" is no answer to the country's
energy needs, shouted a Greenpeace fact sheet, decrying the "threat" posed
by the reactors Bush visited in Limerick.
But after that assertion, the Greenpeace authors were apparently stumped
while searching for the ideal menacing metaphor.
"In the twenty years since the Chernobyl tragedy, the world's worst nuclear
accident, there have been nearly [FILL IN ALARMIST AND ARMAGEDDONIST FACTOID
HERE]," the sheet said.
The Greenpeace spokesman who issued the memo, Steve Smith, told the Web site
that a colleague was making a joke in a draft that was then mistakenly
The final version did not mention Armageddon; instead it warned of plane
crashes and reactor meltdowns.
Too bizarre to make up!
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From: nuke8301 at comcast.net [mailto:nuke8301 at comcast.net]
Sent: Friday, 2 June 2006 10:09 AM
To: radsafe at radlab.nl
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Need Radio Frequency Info
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I have visited the OSHA web site and have collected much information. I
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