Greenpeace Co-Founder to Testify Before Wisconsin State Legislature in Support of Nuclear Energy

March 10, 2009

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Wisconsin state lawmakers consider repealing the moratorium on nuclear energy, Dr. Patrick Moore, a Greenpeace co-founder and current Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASEnergy), will testify before a joint committee in the Wisconsin State Legislature on Thursday, March 12. Dr. Moore will testify before the Wisconsin Senate Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail Committee and the House Energy and Utilities Committee at 1:30 pm in Two Rivers, Wisconsin.

“Nuclear is the only source that can power the nation without polluting the nation,” Dr. Moore will tell lawmakers. “The round-the-clock baseload production of nuclear energy can power our homes and businesses while creating high paying jobs that cannot be shipped overseas, all without polluting our air and lungs.”

Dr. Moore will be available for in-person interviews on Wednesday afternoon between 5:00-6:30 pm and Thursday morning between 8-9:15 am. Dr. Moore will also be available for phone interviews between 9:30 am-12:30 pm on Thursday. To schedule an interview, please contact John Keeley at (202) 730-5539 directly.

What: Dr. Patrick Moore, Co-Chair, CASEnergy Coalition

Public Hearing by Committee on Energy and Utilities in the Assembly

When: 1:30 p.m.

Where: Council Chambers,

Two Rivers City Hall

1717 East Park Street

Two Rivers, WI

About The CASEnergy Coalition: The CASEnergy Coalition is a national grassroots coalition of nearly 1900 members that unites unlikely allies across the business, environmental, academic, consumer and labor community to support nuclear energy. We believe that nuclear energy can improve energy security, ensure clean air quality, and enhance the quality of life and economic well-being of all Americans. The Coalition is led by Christine Todd Whitman, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and former New Jersey Governor, and Patrick Moore, a co-founder and former leader of Greenpeace.

For more information about CASEnergy Coalition, please visit: http://www.cleansafeenergy.org

    CONTACT: John Keeley
    Mobile Phone: 202-730-5539

SOURCE CASEnergy Coalition

Source: newswire

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