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YUCCA MOUNTAIN: TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION:VOTE IS NEAR

The Senate vote on Yucca Mountain is rapidly approaching and could happen as early as June 9th. This weekend, take the time to call Senator Gordon Smith and leave him a message urging him to vote "NO!" on Yucca Mountain. Call again Monday or Tuesday.
YUCCA MOUNTAIN: TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION:VOTE IS NEAR

The Senate vote on Yucca Mountain is rapidly approaching and could happen
as early as June 9th. This weekend, take the time to call Senator Gordon
Smith and leave him a message urging him to vote "NO!" on Yucca Mountain.
Call again Monday or Tuesday.
The toll fee number we've given out previously is often busy -don't use
it. Use the contact info listed below:

Senator Gordon Smith
One World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St.
Suite 1250
Portland, OR 97204
Email: oregon@gsmith.senate.gov
DC: 202-224-3753, fax 202-228-3997
OR: (503) 326-3386, Fax: (503) 326-2900

If you've already called, call again! And ask others to call too! Your
faxes, emails and calls are making a difference.

This past week, Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Jean Carnahan (D-MO)
both announced that they would oppose Yucca Mountain. Carnahan issued a
statement saying,"I don't want Missouri to become the nations nuclear
waste superhighway."

Stabenow's statement, issued Monday said, "I find it disturbing that the
DOE's Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) describes barging
nuclear waste on the Great Lakes as a transportation option...I cannot
support any plan that would include a transportation option that
endangers 1/5th of the world's fresh water supply, and the source of safe
drinking water for the entire Great Lakes region."

With the vote nearly here, it is important that that we continue to make
our voices heard above the industry-sponsored pro-Yucca propaganda. Most
of our Senators are at home this holiday weekend. Call and voice your
concerns over the reckless and irresponsible proposal to transport 77,000
tons of lethal high-level radioactive refuse on our roads, rails, and
waterways.


Tell your Senators to vote "NO!" on Senate Joint Resolution 34.

Find out how close you live to a nuclear waste transport route at
www.mapscience.org

Sign the petition to oppose the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste dump at
www.yuccapetition.org

Send a fax for free at www.nuclearneighborhood.org

Learn more about the deadly waste dump at www.atomicroadshow.org

Michael Carrigan
Oregon PeaceWorks

homepage: homepage: http://www.oregonpeaceworks.org
phone: phone: 503-585-2767