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Laborfest: Nuclear Power, Health & Safety & Labor

Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Next to baseball stadium. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to Second Street;
47 bus which starts at North Point at Fisherman’s Wharf, travels on Van Ness, 11th St, Bryant and ends at Cal Train Station at 4th and Townsend, then walk on Townsend 2 blocks to Second Street;
10 bus which runs from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at Second Street and Townsend. Also runs from 25th and Potrero, on Cesar Chavez St, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Townsend to Second Street.

Nuclear Power, Health and Safety, Labor and Fight in a Court - International Educational Conference
There are hundreds of aging nuclear plants in the US and around the world that are becoming increasingly dangerous. The Fukushima plant in Japan continues to release thousands of tons of radioactive water into the Pacific and a growing epidemic of thyroid cancer of children and people is developing in Japan. At the same time, the Japan’s Abe government is seeking to restart the remaining nuclear plants and also export nuclear plants throughout the world. There are also lawsuits against the manufacturers of nuclear plants and a successful lawsuit against a Korean nuclear plant where a woman got cancer from that plant. The Korean lawsuit’s success is an important step in protecting the communities near nuclear plants not only in Korea but throughout the world. This international education conference will discuss the growing dangers in the nuclear industry, problems facing nuclear whistleblowers and their efforts to protect the workers, public and communities that live around nuclear plants.
Speakers include:
Lee Ji Seop : Filed a successful lawsuit against the Korean nuclear power plant on behalf of his wife who had thyroid cancer
Choi Seung-koo : founder of the law suit against the Japanese and international nuclear reactor makers
Rev. Lee, Dae-soo
Dr. Robert Gould : President SF-Bay Area Physicians For Social Responsibility
Dr. Larry Rose : Former Medical Director of Cal-OSHA
Bob Rowen : Nuclear power plant whistleblower, former Humboldt PG&E nuclear plant worker and member of IBEW 1245
Darrell Whitman: Federal OSHA lawyer and investigator of nuclear workers who are health and safety whistleblowers. He was fired on May 5, 2015 by OSHA chief David Michaels for whistleblowing about the collusion of PG&E and other companies with OSHA management officials to protect these companies.
Donna Gilmore : Founder, San Onofre Safety
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