Tuesday, August 9, 2011

NYC Rally to Heed Fukushima and Close Indian Point

Thurs Aug 11, 6pm,Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 47th St. betwn 1st & 2nd Ave

Many organizations are coming out for this, one of the first of it’s size in New York City, calling for the closure of Indian Point, just 24 miles from midtown. Behind this rally are an impressive group of organizations: 350.org, Center for Health, Environment and Justice, Citizens Awareness Network, Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action, Greenpeace USA, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, NYC Friends of Clearwater, NYPIRG, Radiation and Public Health Project, Riverkeeper, Rock the Reactors, Shut Down Indian Point Now!, Sierra Club – NYC Group, Time’s Up, UPROSE, Westchester Citizens Awareness Network, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, and other groups. For more information: http://members.greenpeace.org/event/view/4184/ or http://www.nypirg.org