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Founding Statement of the Clamshell Alliance Adopted July, 1976 and reaffirmed November, 1977

Founding Statement of the Clamshell Alliance

Adopted July, 1976 and reaffirmed November, 1977

RECOGNIZING:

  1. that the survival of humankind depends upon preservation of out natural environment;
  2. that nuclear power poses a mortal threat to people and the environment;
  3. that our energy needs can be adequately met through utilization of non-nuclear energy sources;
  4. that energy should not be abused for private profit; and
  5. that people should not be exploited for private profit,

THE CLAMSHELL ALLIANCE, a New England organization, has been formed:

  1. to stop all construction of a nuclear power plant in Seabrook, New Hampshire;
  2. to assist efforts to halt nuclear plant development in New England;
  3. to re-assert the right of  citizens to be fully informed and then to decide the nature and destiny of their own communities; and
  4. to achieve these goals through direct, non-violent action, such an one-to-one dialogue, public prayer and fasting, public demonstrations, site eoccupations and other means which put life before property.
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