1981 – Massachusetts Town Meetings vote to reject…

1981: Community organizer Al Giordano, 21, announces to the media that 106 of 352 municipalities in Massachusetts have passed Town Meeting bylaws against low-level nuclear waste dumps and new nuclear power plants. Photo (c) 1981 by Leslie Desmond....

Lovejoy’s Nuclear War

The story of Montague, Massachusetts organic farmer Sam Lovejoy who toppled the 500 foot weather tower for a nuclear plant planned for that town in 1973, went immediately down to the police station and turned himself in, his trial and subsequent court victory (he was...