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For Immediate Release

Rob Sargent, Energy Program Director, (617) 747-4317,

Our Experts on the Threat of Nuclear Energy in the United States


The events unfolding in Japan are drawing the attention of Americans to the dangers of nuclear power. Environment America has a long history of fighting the growth of nuclear power in the U.S. Over the years we have run several campaigns against nuclear facilities highlighting the environmental and public health dangers, the massive waste problem, and the costs and risks for taxpayers. In addition to our national efforts, our state groups have led the fight in several places to stop proposed nuclear plants and shut down old plants. Listed below are our foremost nuclear power experts at the federal and state levels.

Our National Experts:

Rob Sargent, Energy Program Director, (617) 747-4317,

Anna Aurilio, Director of the D.C. Office, (202) 683-1250,

Sean Garren, Clean Energy Advocate, (301) 541-8675,

Experts in our state groups:

Vermont: Paul Burns, (802) 223-8421 ext. 4095,

Colorado: Pam Kiely, (303) 573-3871 ext.336,

California: Dan Jacobson, (916) 446-8062 ext. 105,

Texas: Luke Metzger, (512) 479-0388,

Minnesota: Ken Bradley, (612) 331-8404,

Illinois: Max Muller, (312) 291-0696 ext. 211,
Wisconsin: Dan Kohler, (206) 568-2850 ext. 2001,

North Carolina: Elizabeth Ouzts, (919) 833-0015, ext.107

Maryland: Brad Heavner, (410) 467-0439,
New Jersey: Matt Elliot, (609) 392-5151 ext. 310,

Pennsylvania: Adam Garber, Field Director, (215) 732-5897,

Connecticut: Christopher Phelps, (860) 231-8842,

Massachusetts: Rob Sargent, (617) 747-4317,

With Environment America, you protect the places that all of us love and promote core environmental values, such as clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and clean energy to power our lives. We're a national network of 29 state environmental groups with members and supporters in every state. Together, we focus on timely, targeted action that wins tangible improvements in the quality of our environment and our lives.

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