San Jose Mercury News


`Radiation and Risk' is Wednesday topic

Tuesday, November 30, 1999

LIVERMORE -- Interested in radiation? Several environmental organizations are holding two public meetings in Livermore this week on the topic, with an emphasis on plutonium stored at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

``Radiation and Risk'' will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Livermore City Council Chambers, 3575 Pacific Ave. A brown-bag lunch meeting on the same topic is scheduled for noon Thursday at the Visitors Center auditorium at the laboratory, on Greenville Road.

The events are sponsored by Tri-Valley CAREs, Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Western States Legal Foundation. For more information, phone Tri-Valley CAREs at (925) 443-7148.

Mercury News staff reports