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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, June 27, 2011

Protest Diablo Warns of Inevitable Power Plant Disasters

In the aftermath of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear tragedy, local anti-nuclear activist Judith Evered is personally distributing her memoir PROTEST DIABLO, Living and Dying Under the Shadow of a Nuclear Power Plant to an interested public.


Drawing upon experts’ analyses of the inherent high risks of commercial nuclear plants, Protest Diablo portends core meltdowns, such as Fukushima and Chernobyl, The author aims to revitalize collective citizen action to eliminate the shadow in our midst, the Diablo Nuclear Power Plant.

Characterizing the plant as a “dangerous, dilapidated atomic reactor”, Dr. Helen Caldicott an international nuclear authority, further states in her foreword of Protest Diablo that nuclear power isn’t green, clean or cheap. It also contributes to global warming, contrary to the widespread propaganda of the pro global nuclear industry media.

In her book Judith shares valuable strategies and tactics on civil disobedience and unified non-violent direct action. She and thousands of other empowered citizens staged the historic Diablo Protests between 1978 and 1984. Her memoir reveals a personal tragedy caused by radiation from the 1957 Windscale accident in England.

Judith is available to exhibit her book at Central Coast events and to schedule book-signings to stimulate public discussion of the issues. A member of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and of Mothers for Peace, Judith may be contacted directly: judy@west.net or tel. (805) 685-8822.

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