Skip to comments.Nuclear plants protested outside 'Simpsons' premiere
Posted on 07/28/2007 4:23:58 PM PDT by P-40
Environmentalists protested a serious cause outside the Alamo Drafthouse in South Austin during the opening day of The Simpsons movie.
Three environmental groups, Public Citizen, The Lone Star chapter of the Sierra Club and SEED Coalition promoted nuclear awareness while dressed as Springfield's finest.
Members of the environmental groups say Texas needs to meet its energy needs with renewable sources, not by turning to dangerous sources.
"In the past few months the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received numerous applications from companies to build new nuclear plants here in Texas and throughout the nation. We think it's too expensive, too risky and we still don't have a way to treat the nuclear waste that results," Cyrus Reed of the Sierra Club said.
The groups also say they plan to launch a website in the next few months to document problems with the nuclear industry.
If these people really cared, they would build enough solar and wind systems for all of us. Othewise, we have to use fossil and nuclear fuels, and it's all their fault.
THANKS FOR KILLING THE PLANET, HIPPIES!
Somebody needs to tell these morons that it’s only a cartoon. No nuke plant was actually built for the movie.
Haven’t they ever noticed the gentle digs about nuclear power in the opening aequence of the Simpsons every week? Some people are immune to humor...
I’m thinking of moving from the subs of Chicago to the DFW area soon. You boys wanna take care of these groups for me before I get there?
I’ve been under “Blue Rule” for far too long and I’ll be wanting to finish off my life in the “Red”.
This is just heart wrenching, I tell ya.
You got that right!
An animated movie at that.
The sad part is that they really feel like they are, "making a statement!"
Good thing there is nothing else to worry about, huh, Moonbats?
Well they’ve screwed us far thirty years on nuclear energy but it looks like we might just get back into the game. Painfully behind the rest of the world.
More people have died in Teddy Kennedys car than have died from the commercial generation of nuclear power.
A great deal of the expense incurred by neuclear power is do to excessive government regulation.
There are technically feasible (there are used in France and Great Brittan) methods of reducing the volume of spent nuclear fuel, however thanks to Jimma Carter the United States for swore the reprocessing of spent commercial reactor fuel.
NIMBY politics has held up the construction of the Commercial Nuclear Fuel Repository Facility at Yucca Mountain which was required by contract to begin accepting waste in 1999.
Politics is the only thing that prevents Nuclear Power for supplying cost competitive electricity to the consumers of this country.
It’s a cartoon. That is all I have to say.
Release the hounds!
The fruits and nuts thrive everywhere. I'm on the Mendocino coast for the summer, and, I tell you, this place is infested with fruts and nuts.
Why do we let the moron minority dictate energy policy in this country? We should have been 80%+ nukes by now.
And WHERE THE HECK IS MY NUCLEAR-POWERED FLYING CAR???
"And Lord, we are especially thankful for nuclear power, the cleanest, safest energy source there is. Except for solar, which is just a pipe dream." - Homer Simpson
"And this one solar collector can gather enough energy to run this colorful pinwheel ...Wait. Wait, I got it, I got it." - Ed Begley Jr.
“Somebody needs to tell these morons that its only a cartoon. No nuke plant was actually built for the movie.”
Oh, sure. Next thing you’ll be telling us that Cindy Sheehan isn’t really Joan of Arc.
Homer is corect.
He’s my hero.
Ohhh! (sad face) someone ate all the sprinkled ones!
And what are these envirowienies doing to decrease demand? Are ANY of them living in the dark? Do ANY of them refuse electric service to their homes/parents basements?
Like everything else these uninformed, B.S. swallowing, pot heads protest, they prove what hypocrites they are.
Hippies protest the Simpsons....Get a job scumbag!
it’s not nuclear, it NU-CU-LER. Get it right dammit.
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