First– Diablo Canyon – Update. And again we are forever grateful to our world renowned Mothers for Peace for making this happen.
Since the explosive document charging that Diablo Canyon is vulnerable to earthquakes and should be shut down Barbara Boxer has gotten involved and delaying tactics which seem to be the hallmark of the NRC are being brought to the forefront and addressed. Here are a couple of links you can sign and share to keep the pressure on our legislators to do the right thing and get Diablo shut down.
1 :: Tell NRC Chairman: SHUT DOWN DIABLO CANYON!
2 :: Petitioning Nuclear Regulatory Commission –
Decommission the aging Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
3 :: NRC: Shut Down Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant
And it also seems that our Board of Supervisors has also written a letter to the NRC asking for the documents that the NRC has conveniently neglected to respond to for weeks, months and years. You can let the Board know this kind of cooperation is much appreciated. Here is their contact info. http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/bos.htm
Second – Reminder – Peoples Climate March – Sept. 21 Mitchell Park – 2pm. Heidi Harmon hosting.
Third – Triple Divide documentary on Fracking Tuesday Sept. 16 7pm SLO Grange Broad Street.
Triple Divide is said to be the only documentary of its kind on the controversial subject of fracking, capable of speaking to all sides of the issue with exclusive interviews from the industry, environmental and political experts, and Americans suffering as a result of shale gas development. http://www.hopedance.org/events/icalrepeat.detail/2014/09/16/771/-/triple-divide-film-discussion?filter_reset=1
“It’s hard to imagine anyone could have a fully-informed opinion about fracking without seeing Triple Divide,” said Jed Thorp of the Ohio Sierra Club after seeing the film for the first time this summer.
Discussion after. Bob is looking for sponsors.
Maybe we need to invite our elected officials? No harm in asking. http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Page8417.aspx
Fourth- Organization sign on letter to keep SLO frack free. A choir of soloists makes more noise than a soloist.
Click the link below to sign on.
Will keep you updated on who has signed on.
Bob Banner- Hope Dance got the ball rolling
Carl Meisser – Electrician
People for Faith and Justice
And just got the SLO Grange 639 to sign on. Brought the letter up at the meeting they voted unanimously to sign it.
Will deliver the letters to the BOS. TBA
Mark your Calendars
1) Triple Divide Sept 16 Grange
2) People’s Climate March Sept 21 Mitchell Park
3) BOS Sept 23 responding to our petitions- Planning dept is going to announce something.
AND next to last thing SLOCAL FRACKDOWN OCT. 11 MITCHELLL PARK 2PM RSVP MARCH – RALLY- JUST TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THERE IS A FRACKDOWN GOING ON IN SLO. This is a Global Frackdown and SLO is on the map.
And lastly, Want to thank all those that send me links and information that I can include in these newsletters. Had #19 all ready to send on Monday but when I hit send the screen went black and I went white. Lost everything. Apparently I have a vintage (7 years old) machine and it is having a hard time keeping up with the new language and just erases everything it doesn’t understand. So, I have learned my lesson. Will put everything in Word so I have a copy and if the formatting is a little messed up that is why. All the links did not make it but keep those cards and letters coming. I do appreciate them.
I have played my mom card again and oldest son is coming to the rescue and fixing me up with a newer computer soon. Oh happy days.
p.s.s. Went to the BOS meeting Tues. Was 10 minutes late. Didn’t think it was a problem Public comment was # 27 and thought I would have time. However, they were already in Public comment. According to the rules, slips must be submitted prior to agenda item. I missed it. Mr. Gibson explained the procedure and did say that I might not have been aware of this and therefore allowed me and one other person who signed in late to speak. That was very considerate and appreciated.
O.k. this is really the end.