Nora Bredes: Head of Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership and Nuclear Activist

Ms. Bredes and a coalition of other groups managed to  defeat the Shoreham Nuclear Plant and sway public opinion about nuclear reactors.

She died from complications of  breast cancer.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/23/nyregion/nora-bredes-60-dies-fought-shoreham-nuclear-plant.htm

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