JON STEWART TWEET-OF-THE-WEEK:
Avoid rice in Singapore, Jon; it’s imported f/Fukushima! Now enriched w/99 Bq cesium per kilogram! #NuclearHotseat #newCNNshows #nonukes
— Libbe HaLevy (@NuclearHotseat) August 27, 2014
EPISODE #166 – LISTEN HERE:
EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL REPORT: The USS Reagan v. TEPCO Hearing
Nuclear Hotseat’s exclusive coverage of this week’s hearing in Federal Court in the $1 billion lawsuit on behalf of sailors from the USS Ronald Reagan against Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). The sailors got hit with lethal levels of radiation while on an humanitarian aid mission to provide post-earthquake/tsunami aid to Japanese victims… and never were warned of the danger they were sailing into by Fukushima-Daiichi plant operator TEPCO. Interviews with attorneys Charles Bonner (also heard in Nuclear Hotseat #129 & 138) and Paul Garner; USS Reagan veteran Steve Simmons (also heard in Nuclear Hotseat #159 & 161) and his wife Summer Simmons.
ADDRESS FOR JUDGE JANIS L. SAMMARTINO:
Edward J. Schwartz United States Courthouse
221 West Broadway, Suite 4136, Courtroom 4A
San Diego, CA 92101
(l to r) Nuclear Hotseat’s Libbe HaLevy, attorney Charles Bonner, Summer Simmons, USS Reagan veteran Steve Simmons, attorney Paul Garner
NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK: Does the nuclear industry actually pay its trolls to remove articles from academic databases and think that’s going to stop us?
- Change.org petition to pardon three anti-nuclear activists who conducted a peaceful protest of nuclear weapons: 84-year-old Sister Megan Rice, and two US military veterans, 58-year-old Gregory Boertje-Obed and 64-year-old, two-tour Vietnam vet Michael Walli. Click Here to Sign.