A new and important phase in the Occupy movement began last week as Occupiers from Occupy Toledo crossed the border into southeast Michigan to target the Nuclear Regulatory Commission at a public meeting held to promote the construction of a new Fermi 3 Nuclear Power Plant on the shores of Lake Erie. This was the first time that the Occupy movement has targeted the NRC and it won’t be the last. If you visit the NRC’s web page you will be greeted by the statement “Protecting People and the Environment,” A claim so farcical that even the nuclear industry’s staunchest supporters could not possibly defend it now. Occupy Toledo sees through this farce and is mobilizing to take on, not just the NRC and the Nuke industry, but all the poisonous industries that are spreading death and cancer in our region and devastating our planet.
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