Newsletter of EFN - The association of
Environmentalists For Nuclear Energy

November 12th, 2007

Visit of EFN's Ecological Dream House (in construction) at 4:00 PM followed by the Annual Meeting of EFN and EFN-USA, on Saturday 8th December 2007 at 5:00 PM

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Dear friends of clean nuclear energy,


Saturday 8th December 2007 at 5:00 PM
after a
meeting of the Board of Directors of EFN at 3:00 PM
and the visit of
EFN's ecological dream house (energy-positive, requiring 20 times less energy, and emitting 200 times less CO2 than a standard gas-heated house) in construction at 4:00 PM
at 55 rue Victor Hugo, 78800 Houilles, France
Click here for maps and instructions on how to come

The Annual Meeting will take place in Houilles, which is located only 15 minutes from Paris by public transportation. It is possible to come from downtown Paris by train (St Lazare station) or rapid metro RER (line A).

All members and correspondents of EFN and EFN-USA are kindly invited to participate in this Annual Meeting. All dues-paying members with a valid membership can take part in the votes for the decisions concerning the future of EFN (and/or EFN-USA).

To become a member or to update your membership:
http://www.ecolo.org/subscri/subscrien.htm (for EFN)
http://www.ecolo.org/subscri/subscrius.htm (for EFN-USA)

Members of EFN having paid their dues (that is: sympathizing, active and donating members), if they cannot be present in person, have the possibility of sending a proxy to be represented, for votes and decisions, by another sympathizing, active or donating member of the association.

The meeting will last until 8:00 PM and will be followed by an informal buffet until 10:00 PM.

The discussions will cover the following topics:

- Review of the year's activities and substantive report by the Presidents of EFN and EFN-USA.
- Membership statistics and growth of the association: current number of
members and supporters of EFN
- Election of the Board of Directors of
EFN and of EFN-USA.
- Financial report for the past year.
- The local correspondents of EFN.
- The Communication Group (Gr COM) and lectures given by EFN.
EFN-USA: development of EFN in the United States.
EFN-CANADA: development of EFN in Canada
EFN-UK: development of EFN in the UK
Mailing lists of EFN.
- The
web site.
- EFN in the Media.
- Subcommittees of EFN.
- Orientations and priorities for the coming year.

This event is a great occasion to meet other members and correspondents, share your experience, ask questions, have a pleasant evening, discuss about EFN's activities, and prepare its orientations for the future.

The participation in the Annual Meeting, and the ecological buffet which follows are entirely GRATIS. The buffet will offer a variety of fresh fruits, salads, and healthy foods. Participants are invited to bring an appropriate contribution to the buffet.

Click here to confirm your participation by e-mail if you intend to participate in this Annual Meeting (spam prevention: replace [at] by @ in the email destination).

Click here to confirm your participation by fax if you intend to participate in this Annual Meeting

Click here to send your proxy if you cannot attend the Annual Meeting, for dues-paying members (sympathizing, active and benefactor members).

If you are not a dues-paying member and if you want to participate in this Annual Meeting: you are cordially invited to join the meeting, but you will not be authorized to take part in the votes and decisions. To participate in the Meeting, you need to be at least a supporting member (that is, to agree with EFN's goals).

If you are not a dues-paying member of EFN or EFN-USA, and you will not participate in this Annual Meeting: there is no need to confirm that you are not coming.

To the attention of the Board of Directors of EFN and of EFN-USA:
The ANNUAL MEETING will be preceded at 3:00 PM, by a meeting of the Board of Directors of EFN and of EFN-USA, to discuss: 1/ current actions of EFN and EFN-USA, 2/ acceptance of new members since the last meeting of the Board of Directors, 3/ preparation of the ANNUAL MEETING which will follow immediately.

The association has continued to grow rapidly this year, and our action is developing in an increasing number of countries. EFN now gathers over 9000 members and supporters in 60 countries.

Many thanks to the volunteers who help us accomplish our task of informing the public about energy and the environment, in various countries.

The ANNUAL MEETING will be held partly in English (for members of EFN-USA) and partly in French (for French speaking members of members of EFN).

To take part in the votes, do not forget to subscribe or to update your membership:

http://www.ecolo.org/subscri/subscrien.htm (for EFN)(dues and donation to EFN give a right to a tax credit in France amounting to 60% of the amount donated)
http://www.ecolo.org/subscri/subscrius.htm (for EFN-USA)(dues and donations to EFN-USA are 501(c)(3) tax deductible in the United States)


Yours sincerely, 



Bruno Comby.

President of EFN
Environmentalists For Nuclear Energy (International)


President of EFN-USA
Environmentalists For Nuclear Energy, Inc.    




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