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October 19, 2018

 Minutes, October 19, 2018,WNC PSR Chapter Meeting 

Attendees: Lew, Leslie, Beth, Phil B. Phil N. Terry, Scott, Mary
Unable to attend: Dot, Brita, Bert


I.) Review and approval of minutes of September 21, 2018 

II.) Treasurer’s report: Balance $4996.14 

III.) Business

- proposed project, Leslie shared a banner/work of art addressing nuclear weapons issues, with plan to use at a pending vigil at Vance Memorial

- Vigil Action: Topic, emphasis on Nuclear Weapons in Space. Set for 5:30 -6:30 on Tuesday 11 13 18

- PSR National event, “Honoring the Visionaries” on 11 8 18, Washington DC, Scott and Flossie Baker plan to attend.

- Presentation by Ketterer and Szechenyl, set for Thursday, 10 25 18, focus will be the determination of the source of isotopes of uranium found in the environment

- Back from the Brink, followup request sent to Mayor for endorsement by City of Asheville.

-Deadline upcoming extended for one more month to send e-mail to NRC at regarding NRC-WCS EIS2018,
Tell NRC: Oppose Nuclear Waste Interim Dumps and nationwide transport to Texas and New Mexico. Clarify deadline date for sending comments to NRC and submit. Mary Olson has e-mailed the group with draft comments we can edit and submit.

Next WNCPSR Chapter meeting 11/16/18

Respectfully Submitted,

Terry Clark

Mission Statement

PREVENTING WHAT WE CANNOT CURE: Physicians for Social Responsibility is the medical and public health voice working to prevent the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and the toxic degradation of the environment.