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Michele Boyd

Washington, District of Columbia
Speaker Topic: Nuclear Power
PSR Affiliation: Former Director of Safe Energy Program
Media Experience: Television, Radio, Writing (editorials, Op-eds), Public Speaking

Biographical Sketch

Michele Boyd is the former director of the Safe Energy Program at Physicians for Social Responsibility. Previously, Michele was the legislative director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program where she advocated for sound federal energy legislation and led the coalition to terminate the federal reprocessing program (GNEP). She also led the development of the first public interest consensus statement on spent fuel management, supported by over 170 national and grassroots organizations. Prior to that, Michele was the Global Outreach Coordinator and Staff Scientist at the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER), where she promoted nuclear weapons disarmament and clean-up of the nuclear weapons complex in the US and Russia. She co-authored two reports on threats to groundwater from buried waste at nuclear weapons complex sites. Michele has a master’s degree in environmental policy from the University of Michigan and two bachelor’s degrees in biology and agriculture from Purdue University.

To request Michele Boyd as a speaker, please email psrnatl@psr.org or call 202-667-4260.

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