Saturday, March 24, 2007

Westchester County One Nuclear Fire Away From Indian Point Holocaust?

Indian Point Nuclear Plant Fire Violations ?
Too Dangerous to Allow Endless Delay
A FACT SHEET BY Green Nuclear Butterfly-reprint allowed with source credit.

The Indian Point Nuclear Plant that is mismanaged and poorly run by Entergy has a increased risk of a radiation disaster by potentially/probably being in violation of federal fire safety regulations for decades.

1. Fire is a leading risk factor for meltdown at US nuclear plants (according to federal studies)

Fire or electrical shorts can cause operators to lose control of the reactor or safety systems.
The Indian Point reactors have a large number of faulty fire barriers and inadequate distances between vital electric cables.
Fire could cause overheating of the reactor fuel, with a resultant major release of radioactivity that could KILL THOUSANDS.
2. Are Indian Point and Entergy relying on “compensatory” measures that were rejected by NRC.

The “compensatory” measures require operators to quickly enter plant and perform complex procedures required to manually operate safety systems during emergencies.
Does Indian Point “compensate” with fire patrols intended to be used only for weeks, not years.
3. Compensatory measures have never been approved – or tested for feasibility.

The nuclear industry is now fighting NRC over how to test the operator manual actions: more delay.
4. Potential Indian Point fire violations are heightened by new ruling on plant security.
The NRC ruled that instead of defending against aircraft or substantial teams of ground attackers, US nuclear plant owners can rely on measures that control fires and explosions. Yet we wonder why we stakeholders are not allowed to know the real risks we face in playing hosts to failing reactors like Indian Point.
Numerous federal studies show us that “allegedly robust nuclear plant structures are extremely vulnerable to fires from within,” (Lochbaum 2/1/07) and that fires fed by thousands of gallons of jet fuel could lead to catastrophic releases. Some of the studies indicate a high likelihood of meltdown.
5. Serious Fires have occurred at Harris and other nuclear plants, so what makes Indian Point immune?

There have been four “emergency declared” alerts at US plants since October due to electrical fires.
A major electrical fire at Harris in 1989 required 30 firefighters and led to a weeks-long plant outage.
A 1975 severe fire and near-meltdown at Browns Ferry led to the rules that many nuclear reactors are now disobeying with the NRC's full blessings.
6. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is allowing Entergy and other reactor licensees to violate fire regulations under the agency’s “Enforcement Discretion” authority.
NRC plans to let its reactor licensees study fire vulnerabilities for many more years.
Yet rules allowing Enforcement Discretion for fire protection are set to expire within weeks.“Entergy's Indian Point and Vermont Yankee nuclear reactors are not safe today. A fire tomorrow or the next day would be like a nuclear Katrina times 100:
People in New York and Vermont would pay a high price, some the ultimate price if there is a fire, but the rest of the U.S. would benefit if Congress forces the NRC to enforce its own fire protection rules.”
“Since the NRC and industry cannot agree on how to test whether operators could run through the plant and manually operate multiple safety systems to prevent a meltdown, how can we the public bank on those measures as a substitute for compliance?

Friday, March 23, 2007

Nuclear, Entergy-The Shaw Skank Deception

Nuclear is in the news in a BIG WAY these days, and unless you live under a rock you are aware of the nuclear industry's dreams of a Nuclear Renaissance here in America. So, when you find a man (Jim Bernhard) who was the head of the Democratic Party in Louisiana, yet had donated $100,000 to George Bush's Inaugural Celebration, it grabs your attention. When that man's company, The Shaw Group, got the contract with the US Postal Service to clean up after the anthrax scare, and after Hurricane Katrina gets hundreds of millions, including $200 million in no bid contracts, I'm going to start Googling.

When my Googling exposes a man trying to buy his credentials as a real player in the nuclear industry, I start getting nervous. When said man makes deals with GE, Westinghouse, and forms a 50/50 partnership with Entergy (second largest nuclear player in America) I am thinking alarms, bells and whistles all going off at once. Then when further investigation shows me that Entergy's vice president is on the board of NEI (Nuclear Energy Institute-lobbying arm of the nuclear industry), I want Dan Rather or 60 Minutes on the phone. Couple all this with Shaw Group's government contracts with both the military (in Iraq) and the DOE, mix it with the fact that Jeb Bush as a member in good standing in CASEnergy (fully funded by NEI) and I'm thinking a brewing Enron on the seems to be a more carefully orchestrated Hunt Brothers scenario when they tried to corner the silver market. However, in this case we have the Bayou Boys (Entergy and Shaw Group Inc.) wanting to own the lion's share of the nuclear renaissance, and have the ability to hold America hostage in the bargain.

George W. Bush: Nuclear President
The "renaissance" also now comes with what Mariotte says "may be the most ardently pro-nuclear power presidency in U.S. history." The Bush administrations stance on nuclear power is aggressive and minimizes the dangers of atomic technology.
As Bushs Secretary of Treasury Paul ONeill has told The Wall Street Journal,
"If you set aside Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, the safety record of nuclear is really is good."

The administration struck a close working relationship with the nuclear industry well before taking office. Its energy "transition" advisors included:

1. Joseph Colvin, president of the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the lead nuclear industry-funded trade group.

2. J. Bennett Johnston who as a senator was a leading pro-nuclear power figure in Congress and now runs a consulting firm that assists the nuclear industry.

3. Thomas Kuhn, president of the Edison Electric Institute and former head of the American Nuclear Energy Council, forerunner of the NEI, and a friend of Bush going back to their days at Yale.
4. Representatives of four U.S. utilities involved with nuclear power.

Two weeks after being sworn in, Bush set up a "National Energy Policy Development Group" and appointed Vice President Dick Cheney as its chairman. Its members included ONeill and Andrew Lundquist, who also coordinated the energy "transition" team was named executive director.
If you were looking to find a scandal of this magnitude, you'd imagine a firm getting hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts all over the world after making generous donations to various politicians on both sides of the isle, including $100,000 towards George Bush's Inaugural celebration. We have that in spades. Imagine this company getting contacts with the US EPA, NASA, the Pentagon, Army Corp of Engineers, and even the US Postal Service to clean up after the Anthrax scare! No, we are not talking Haliburton here, but looking into this company you realize they are just as bad, if not worse. Where is a special federal prosecutor looking into the business dealings of the Shaw Group, and Jim Bernhard's joint collaboration (with Entergy) to own a major portion of the nuclear industry's dream about nuclear renaissance? Just how involved in this scam are the Bush brothers, and is it true that Entergy/Shaw sat in on the Energy Policy meetings with Dick Cheney?

To understand this story, one first has to look at the founder of the Shaw Group, examine its founder, try to figure out what makes Jim Bernhard tick. A read of the information let out to the press paints an image of a man that Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan and even Pippi Longstockings would be envious of. A barrel chested man who worked his way up from digging trenches to become a titan of industry who now heads a fortune 500 company. After getting his bachelors degree from Louisiana State University, he bounced around working for various pipe fitters before striking off on his own with a couple of his college buddies. NOT EXACTLY.

First, it appears this man led a pampered childhood in many ways, the proverbial silver spoon stuck up his ego driven ass. His family owns Bernhard Mechanical Contractors which was started in 1919 by Jim's Grandfather, and the multimillion dollar firm is now run by Jim's brothers. It's easy to picture him as the good looking spoiled rich kid that had life handed to him on a platinum platter. If he saw something he wanted, he took it, and if that failed, Daddy probably went out and bought it for him...this to some degree is born out in the way Jim Bernhard has gone after acquisitions for his once small pipe fitting company, The Shaw Group.

When his inside government sources led him to believe there would be a Nuclear Renaissance, it appears he leveraged the Shaw Group to the hilt and went into the Federal Bankruptcy Court to buy himself and his company nuclear credentials that are not really his, and is using them to run around the world like a paper tiger making deals...problem is, can the building of nuclear reactors be trusted to a newbie in the field, and more importantly will his political cronies in Washington keep the government contracts flowing in long enough for his gamble with other people's money to pay off, or will his scheme backfire leaving America's small investors holding the bag in yet another Enron Pyramid scheme?

Jim Bernhard seems to have had an uncanny ability to land VERY LARGE government contracts from the start back in the mid eighties when the Shaw Group was first started. Once you take a look at the family business, Bernhard Mechanical Contracting, you see where the ability and CONNECTIONS come from. Bernhard Mechanical Contracting has been getting rich off of the taxpayers money for decades now.

A cursory look at records easily found online show for instance tens of millions of dollars flowing into the Bernhard till just from work done in their end of building prisons, and even some major work on a Federal Court House. Looking at the list of Bernhard projects, it's very obvious the family business has some very serious connections at all levels government, and perhaps had no problems in using them to win favor. In short, Jim Bernhard seems to have mentored with the best, grew up from chilhood learning and playing the game. So much for the tears in our eyes story about a young man working his way up from the bottom, but then if you listen to Donald Trump or Ted Turner, they did it all on their own as well.
This whole thing reminds me of the Iraq Press Scandal and the Lincoln Group back a few years ago. A young man from out of nowhere suddenly seems to know every one, and is winning Government Bids worth hundreds of millions, and forming new partnerships in an on time delivery basis. This blogger was not able to get the whole truth on the man (Christian Bailey)behind the Lincoln Group, and I still think he has ties into the CIA's black budget (covert)'s the only way to explain the Englishman's convenient ties to George Bush and Condi Rice, and his incredible timing in placing himself and his company in Iraq, seemingly before our troops arrived. Hopefully, Jim Bernhard's footprints and timelines will give us more clues about his hidden truths, and the dark unbelly of The Shaw Group's uncanny abilities. Lets do some exploring of the man's timeline, and you the reader can make up your own mind.

1987-Jim Bernhard with two of his buddies start their business as the proverbial three musketeers, and the company gets it name from their FIRST Acquisition, the BF Shaw company out of South Carolina. Where did these three upstarts get the money to take over a large sized company like this. Further, the BF Shaw company's HORRID environmental record betrays portrayal of the Shaw Group as a Clean, Green environmentally concerned citizen. It has been suggested by some, that Shaw Connex is contributing to GREATLY increased cancer risks in Virginia...does Jim Bernhard care, and is so what is the Shaw Group doing to clean up its act?

1993-The Shaw Group gets busy, and the true sinister nature of Jim Bernhard's plan to corner the pipe fabricating industry starts to take shape with several more acquisitions.

Formed Shaw Nass Middle East, WLL, a partnership with Abdulla Ahmed Nass, a Bahrainian entity, to operate a fabrication facility in Bahrain.

To understand how to quietly BUY FAVOR, and to understand the Shaw Groups war profiteering under the George Bush Third Reich, you have to track the campaign contributions that give a company access, such as this example from a Shaw Nass Middle East Employee: (One has to wonder how many other Shaw Group employees were encouraged or coerced into making political contributions?)
Jack and Sims Gen Mgr / Reg. Nurse
Shaw-Nass Middle East Ltd. George W. Bush
$500 1624 Bomi Circle
Winter Park, FL 32792

Formed Shaw-Formiconi, CA (now known as Manufacturas Shaw South America, CA), a partnership with Formiconi CA to operate a fabrication facility in Venezuela.
Acquired Shaw Sunland Fabricators, Inc which put the company's employee base just below 2,000.

In 1996 and 1997 Shaw Group would have serious labor problems with Sunland and another company in the Baton Rouge area, both represented by local 198. Several Union members who did not want to be identified, but were around at the time freely accuss Jim Bernhard and the Shaw Group of Union busting, and one was convinced that Shaw Group A) out sources jobs, and B) may be using illegal workers (Hurricane Katrina was mentioned in this charge). We here at Green Nuclear Butterfly cannot verify this information, so like much of this artcle it is speculative and forward thinking, and falls under the heading of heresay.

Changed name to the Shaw Group Inc and went public with 3.125 million shares on the NASDAQ at $14.50.

Was the name change necessary for the stock offering, seeing as it was ALREADY OWED by someone else? Do your homework there JIMMY BOY! Anyone else a bit amazed here at this company's sky rocketing growth...could it have anything to do with Jim Bernhard's DADDY, AND THE DADDIES of his two original partners? It's not what you know, but who you know jumps to mind here.

In 1994 Shaw acquired the Fronek Company, Inc. and FCI Pipe Support Sales, Inc.

In a deal made in 2004, the Fronek assets were sold.

One important fact here. Jim Bernhard likes to paint himself and the Shaw Group out as good environmental stewards, in short, GREEN LEADERS. So why is it most of their holdings seem to be major polluters wherever they are located?

In 1996 they acquired Word Industries Fabricators, Naptech, Inc. and stock of Alloy Piping Products and Pipe Shields. Inc.

Sure are a lot of acquisitions going on...also, how is the other family business benefitting from all this elimination of the competition?

In 1997 Shaw acquired United Crafts, Inc., Merit Industrial Construction, Cojafex BV in Holland, Prospect Industries, plc, and Lancas, CA in Venezuela.

The most interesting acquisition in 1997 was Cojafex BV in Holland.

In 2000 Shaw joined with the Entergry Corporation to create Enetergy/Shaw LLC and acquired all assets of Stone and Webster, Inc..

Here with the Entergy Partnership, we see Shaw Groups attempt (through a lot of inside information?) begin to position itself to profit from the supposed Nuclear Renaissance in the same fashion it has profitted from the Iraq War, and Hurricane Katrina. Buying Stone and Webster out of bankrupcy in a predatory fashion gave the Shaw Group the beginnings of their PAPER CREDENTIALS.

In 2002 Shaw opened a facility in Cgina and acquired The IT Group, Inc., bringing the company's employee total to 18,000.

The IT Group purchase along with some ownersip secured in Westinghouse gave Jim Bernhard the credentials to do what he wanted...testify before a Senate Sub Committee and encourage them to embrace and fund the Nuclear Renaissance, while failing to mention his own (and his company's) biased conflict of interest in taking such a position.

In 2003 Shaw acquired stock of Envirogen, Inc. and MWR, Inc., assets of Badger/P&C and stock of Energy Delivery Services.

In 2004 Shaw created a joint venture, Shaw CENTCOM Services, LLC, with construction companies in Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.

Interesting to note here, that almost as soon as Shaw inked the deal with Centcom, tens of millions in Defense Contracts came rushing through the door.

In 2005 Shaw was awarded contacts with FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers to assist in Katrina related recoveries.

In addition to his contacts with George Bush, and the Seargent at Arms for the Senate, seems Jim Bernhard picked a good time to be friends with the governor of Louisana, though her flying to a bowl game in Shaw Groups PRIVATE JET played no part in the $100's of millions in new bid contracts Shaw Group received for Hurricane Katrina.

There is far more to write about when it comes to the Shaw Group, but one thing is for sure...If I owned stock in this company, I'd personally DUMP IT.

1. The public record show them to be MAJOR POLLUTERS OF THE WORST KIND.

2. THEY SEEM TO BE OPPORTUNIST using their Washington contacts to get rich at the taxpayers interesting to know if Jim Bernhard is friends with Tom DeLay or Dick Cunningham.

3. They are WAR PROFITEERS-they have RAKED IN over $3 BILLION in Defense Contracts over in Iraq, but ask them what they have done for the families of the 19 Shaw Group employees KILLED IN IRAQ for their corporate GREED.

4. Entergy owns to of the most dangerous Nuclear Reactors in the world that are leaking Strontium 90 and Tritium into the Hudson River...Shaw Group holds their maintenance contract, need I say more.


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Thursday, March 22, 2007

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Green Nuclear Butterfly Quoted in Z Magazine!!!

Nukes on our Roads
by Michael Steinberg

Several recent accidents on U.S. interstate highways involving trucks carrying radioactive materials have revealed heightened activity in the transportation of such dangerous materials, as well as new growth in the nation’s nuclear infrastructure.
Michael Steinberg quoted Sherwood Martinelli's alter ego Porgie Tirebiter in his article, which is available online to subscribers.

Z is an independent monthly magazine dedicated to resisting injustice, defending against repression, and creating liberty. It sees the racial, gender, class, and political dimensions of personal life as fundamental to understanding and improvingcontemporary circumstances; and it aims to assist activist efforts for a better future.

These are two other nuke articles by Michael available free.
Greenpeace Urges Shut Down Of U.S. Nukes
Tooth Fairy Project

The March issue of Z also includes an article about the Prussian Blue sisters, Lynx & Lamb, now 14, who are being used by neo-Nazis to spread white supremacist propaganda under the guise of child pornography... The missuse and pollution of these children's minds, is just as twisted as the nuclear industry's attempts through NEI and CASEenergy to mutate and pervert our young people into believing that nuclear energy is green energy. The girls can't carry a tune... but maybe once they grow a brain, they'll be able to carry ours.
Z stems from Woods Hole, MA and is available at most decent newsstands.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Did Penthouse Go Green for Earth Day?

In the "The Wife Aquatic" episode of the Simpsons, the family goes back to Barnacle Bay, a vacation destination that has declined because of overfishing of the Yum Yum fish.

At the end of the episode, Lisa (the vegetarian, environmentalist, and moral compass of the show) gets the Barnacle Bay people to stop overfishing by coming up with a new industry for the island... which ends up being clearcutting the island's forests (much to Lisa's chagrin).

A logger then tells Lisa that all these big trees are being cut to make paper for Penthouse magazine! Which bums Lisa out even more.

Which is perhaps why, this month, their April issue, short of printing the magazine on recycled stock, Penthouse decided to go with the color "green" for their cover, with a radiant Dita Von Teese posing in a green corset!

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Dennis Kucinich Moves Toward Articles of Impeachment

As the publisher of this blog, I worked very hard to get John Hall elected to office for three specific reasons. First, was his stated position against the nuclear industry, and his often public promise to close down the failing reactors that are Indian Point. He seemed against George Bush's wrong for America Nuclear 2010 Initiative, so he had my support.

Secondly, he felt everything about the Iraq War was wrong, and vowed to bring our troops home.

Lastly, he seemed willing to support Articles of Impeachment against the President and Dick Cheney.

Since he took office, I have not been overly happy with Congressman John Hall, in part because he has not done what he could be doing on these core issues. So, it is with unbridled glee today that I share with my readers Dennis Kucinich's next step towards bringing Articles of Impeachment against George Bush, and I call on Congressman John Hall to join in and whole heartly support this cause.


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Sunday, March 18, 2007

The Grid by Phillip F. Schewe

The Grid: A Journey Through the Heart of Our Electrified World
by Phillip F. Schewe
This is one book filled with juicy tid-bits... Half a chapter is dedicated to a guided tour of Indian Point... where the author writes: "nuclear and conventional power plants have a lot in common... they both use 19th Century physics."
This is how he describes it: "Visiting a nuclear reactor is a lot like going to the castle of the evil witch in the Wizard of Oz." and Indian Point as: "the most heavily defended industrial facility in the United States."
In fact the security for Indian Point is maintained by Wackenhut, the same outfit that handles the perimiter around the not-so secret Area 51, and a majority of our prisons, where 2 million people are incarcerated, slightly more than the mere 50.000 people locked up in Japan at any one time.
Which brings up the question, why does America, the land of the free, have 2% of its population in jail, while a country like Japan, the size of California, with almost as many citizens as ours, has so few of them behind bars?
In Grid we learn that Entergy controls 30,000 megawatts of electricity. One 1000 megawatts reactor, like the two currently operating at the Indian Point facility, possesses at the heart enough fissionable material equivalent of 1,000 nuclear bombs.
On page 212: "The Indian Point containment structure can sustain the direct hit of a commercial jetliner without rupturing, one is solemnly told by plant personel, although no direct test of this proposition has been made."
Phillip Schewer goes on to write: "The financial, regulatory, and public relations obstacles for a nuclear renaissance in the United States are formidable."
Phillip has a Ph.D. in particle physics and worked at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, helped to explore the inner structure of protons. He is also a playwright and a member of the Dramatists Guild.
There are to Phillip's credit, quite a few references to Nikola Tesla in the book, though none to Tesla Motors, makers of the new Hollywood super-toy, which defends its anti-nuclear EV advocacy by offering the car with a roof top photovoltaic system to charge it.
Read more in this IEEE Spectrum magazine review.
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Where Is Summer Rayne Oakes and The Green Muffkateers In The Anti Nuclear Fight To Close Down Entergy's Indian Point and Their Leaking Reactors?

I can hear the feminist crying foul over the title, but sorry, the glass ceiling has been broken, and Nancy Pelosi took a sledge hammer to the marble one above that when she became Madam Speaker of the House. Move over Ralph Nader, as your days as the next Green Party Presidential Candidate are over! Perhaps the Environmental Movement and Green Drinks can convince Oprah to accept the nomination, and George Clooney can zip around America in his Tango giving speeches as her 2008 Vice Presidential running mate.

There's a Presidential ticket sure to get media attention, and carry the vote of the entire Grassroots community! After all, even Vanity Fair has done a Green Issue, and being environmentally friendly and concerned is the Green Wave to the future. In short, women are deciding all on their own, that they can use their sensuality and sexuality along with their brains as they brand themselves and build financial empires in the process. Perhaps nowhere is this reality and societal paradigm shift more prevalent than in the Green Fashion/Products industry where supposed Green Eco Chicks and Eco Babes wrap themselves up in the Ecology Flag and claim the title of Green Goddess.

We have a veritable army of 20 and 30 somethings trying to cash in on the Green Movement, and there is nothing wrong with Green Capitalism. However, to claim GREEN, to wrap yourself in the ecology flag as Earth Saving, Global Warming fighting Warrior of change out to save the world, you have to WALK THE TALK, have to make Green business decisions, and cannot sleep with, be business partners with those that are raping Mother Earth in the name of corporate bottom lines and improved profit projections.

Though there are numerous examples of this corruption of the Green Movement, no better example exists than the Nuclear Industry's attempts to steal the entire Green Movement as their own, as the NEI, CASEnergy and companies like Exelon and Entergy push for a Nuclear Renaissance with the false promise that nuclear power is the safe, vital GREEN answer to Global Warming, and the Birth Mother of the Hydrogen Economy as mini me, Greenpeace traitor "Patrick Moore" and his evil side kick Cruella DeVille, "Christine Todd Whitman" use the corrupted cash of the NEI to travel around the country as CASEnergy, singing the praises of the most earth damaging waste producers ever known to mankind, the Nuclear Industry.

Many of our finest young well meaning Green Entrepreneurs are being enticed with much needed capital investments from these corporate villains, beautiful young souls in the Green Movement seduced over to the dark side with 35 five pieces of silver, and the promise of wealth and fame in the coming Nuclear Renaissance. Look at Seth Leitman and his ETS Energy Store...just how did it come about that this seemingly educated GREEN Guy and EV fan end up partnering with BGA Engineering who has extensive business dealings with the Indian Point nuclear reactors that are dumping millions upon millions of gallons of irradiated waste waters into the Hudson River on a yearly basis.

Surely super Green Chick and self proclaimed Green Goddess Summer Rayne Oakes cannot believe dumping 2.4 billion gallons of 100 degree water into the Hudson River is good for the aquatic population, so why is she paired up with Seth, defacto embracing ETS Energy Store as a Earth Friendly Green Source for all of our Green Product desires? Is there some secret Trilateral Commission agenda between these three odd bedfellows wherein BGA Engineering at the appropriate time and place is going to come out against Indian Point after realizing they could earn far more money decommissioning these aging, brittling reactors than they could ever earn in helping to keep these ticking time bombs up and running?

So far, dirty politics, incestuous relationships between DOE, NRC, NEI and the Nuclear Industry have seen 50 of the 104 ancient failing nuclear reactors relicensed for 20 more years of operation as the Nuclear Industry plays Russian Roulette with the lives of 50 percent of America as host communities are forced and coerced to live in fear because of a false promise of a Green Nuclear Renaissance giving birth to Rosemary's Baby, a demon's spawn world destroyer pretending to be the Great Nuclear Driven Hydrogen Economy with a Green Electric Vehicle in every driveway...HELLO Joe DiMaggio, our nation needs you more than you can know, and someone please send out the word to the Eco Chicks hiding out on the West Coast, we need you as Heroines to save us from ourselves once again.

Bring on the Green Muffkateers, a full battalion of hot, sassy, self assured green vixens, their OMNIpotent presence ready to right wrongs as Betcee May Greens Up Penthouse, and Summer Rayne Oakes starts putting together the E-Team. In a play on the old 70's sitcom, I can see Cherokee Cher of "Silkwood" fame playing a more visible Charlie's Angel role, great Den Mother of a pack of fierce Green female Champions as they set out to slay the nuclear dragon.

She could perhaps be joined by the likes of Goldie Hawn (she's always struck me as the consummate earthy woman) and Demi Moore (who just happens to live right down the road from the Idaho National Labs, where Seth Leitman published his indictment of the Th!nk EV program, which almost crushed the entire Ford Th!nk EV fleet before the king of Norway himself had to step in!) who would look so hot dressed in gladiator's garb, shaved bald (a la G.I. Jane) as she led a dazzling array of Tangos and Tesla roadsters in a wild cross country Mad Max's meets Cannonball Run/Rama Road Rally treck across America to the entrance of Indian Point.

For old times sake we could throw Burt Reynolds a cameo appearance sitting at the Man Law Round Table complaining that he was not invited, which might allow us to bring in Miller Beer as a corporate sponsor as we set about greening the entire alcoholic beverage industry as a part of the deal...bring on the Clydesdale's for a spot on ethanol fuel as a part of the renewable stock portfolio.

We need Elmer Fudd to save our children from the nuclear industry's propaganda with another brilliantly done operatic educational piece as he turns to the audience and says, "Be very very quiet, we are hunting nuclear weactors." Maybe we can ask Angela Lindvall, Victoria's Secret supermodel, to play the part of Dorothy, a cute pooch by her side ready to pull aside the velvet curtain to expose Riverkeeper as the great pretender to the anti-nuclear throne that they are.

Sadly, many citizens in host communities around aging reactors such as Millstone, Pilgrim, Vermont Yankee and others such as my own Indian Point see this organization as the great white horse ready to ride in and help us in our just and noble cause...FORGET ABOUT IT FOLKS! At best, Riverkeeper and some of the other groups like them are NUCLEAR AMBIVALENT, neither for or against nuclear, but playing both sides to the middle to keep the donations pouring in.

The Riverkeeper board has both pro and anti nuclear members, and in an unholy alliance signed by the devil, these two opposing forces co-exist through a game of smoke and mirrors where Riverkeeper will not call for the closing of unsafe reactors, but will allow its members to pursue Nuclear Licensees if they can prove they are polluting our rivers and killing aquatic life.

However, in their pursuit of these crimes against humanity and our environment, these anti nuke warriors cannot actually state that Riverkeeper calls for the closing of a nuclear Lisa Rainwater on the phone, and sure she will quickly assure you she is anti nuclear, which usually sees most people, and the media jump to the conclusion that Riverkeeper is anti nuclear, and wants to see Indian Point closed down...not neccessarily true, and you are encouraged the ask her the all important follow up question:

"Yes Lisa, I understand you are anti nuclear and want to see Indian Point closed, but is Riverkeeper anti nuclear, are they willing to publicly call for the closure of Indian Point, Vermont Yankee, Pilgrim, Millstone and other aging nuclear reactors that are doing tremendous damage to our nation's rivers and their tributaries?" Better yet...does Riverkeeper directly or indirectly receive money from the nuclear industry, and those who support it.

Has anyone called up J.K. Rowling to see if Harry Potter is anti nuclear? Sure here, that Lord Voldermort would work for the NEI, but over all, cannot see this woman going over to the dark side, so we have to find a major role for her in this production! Sure she could come up with a great character, a woman of noble magic mixed blood who will do battle with the wicked witch as Betcee and company scale the walls to confront the two headed dragon known as Indian Point reactors 2 and 3.
We need our youth in the Grassroots of the Green Movement to WAKE UP to the truth that nuclear never was, and can never be the safe, vital, green energy that the Nuclear Industry Spin Miesters, Hill & Knowlton and Burson-Marsteller, want us to see it as. We need the Summer Rayne Oakes and Betcee May of the Green Fashion/Products industry to realize they cannot sit on the nuclear fence eating out of the hands of both sides in this war for our Mother Earth. It is time to pick a side and prepare for the fight, as the planet, our planet's future is being held in the balance. So Green Industry, what is it going to be? Are you a tofu Green Barbie or Ken doll looking pretty, but having no substance, or are you the stuff of legends, a warrior worthy of a major part in the epic battle of our time? The Earth's very existence may depend on the choice you make in the next days and weeks, as the lines are drawn in the sand.