Nearby Communities Sunk Deeper into Poverty Since the Arrival of Grand Gulf Nuclear; Lack Emergency Resources; Nearby Jefferson Co. Need to Participate in Evacuation Planning Ignored

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Today, in Washington DC, is a relicensing hearing for Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station in Claiborne County Mississippi, 1000 miles away.
Staircase from the Windsor Plantation Ruins, now located at Alcorn State University
Staircase from the Windsor Plantation Ruins. The staircase is now at Alcorn State University, the first black land grant college in the USA. Both are near Grand Gulf Nuclear Reactor. Clearly the Grand Gulf Nuclear Reactor is a blight on the landscape in every sense of the word.
Grand Gulf Steam
Hurricane Evacuation map MS DOT- US DOT and Fed Hwy Adm
Hurricane Evacuation map shows Grand Gulf, Port Gibson, Alcorn (ASU), Fayette, etc. and County Names: http://mdot.ms.gov/hurricanes/prepare/pdf/hurricane-evacuation-guide-2015.pdf While a hurricane would require evacuation to the north, a nuclear accident may require evacuation through Jefferson Co. Below is the size of the Chernobyl exclusion zone overlaid with Port Gibson in Claiborne County and Fayette in Jefferson County. Jefferson Co. clearly may be seriously impacted by a nuclear accident.
Greenpeace Chernobyl overlay of Port Gibson Grand Gulf Chernobyl
Greenpeace interactive map found here: http://www.greenpeace.org/international/Global/international/code/2016/chernobyl/index.html

Things appear to only have gotten worse since 2004…

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