Beyond Nuclear

Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future. Beyond Nuclear advocates for an energy future that is sustainable, benign and democratic.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The Case Against Fukushima Releasing Over One Million Metric Tons of Radioactive Wastewater
On Tuesday, the government of Japan announced its decision to intentionally discharge, directly into the Pacific Ocean, 1.25 million metric tons (330 million U.S. gallons) of radioactively contaminated wastewater, enough volume to fill 500 Olympic-sized swimming pools. The contaminated wastewater...
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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Environmental Coalition Intervenes Against Holtec Takeover of Palisades Atomic Reactor
Meeting the agency's truncated 20-day deadline, an environmental coalition's legal counsel, Toledo, Ohio attorney Terry Lodge, has submitted a petition to intervene and request for hearing to NRC , on behalf of members of the groups, some of whom live less than a mile from the Palisades nuclear...
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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Beyond Nuclear Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging High-Level Radioactive Waste Dump Targeted at Texas/New Mexico Border
The non-profit organization Beyond Nuclear filed suit in federal court today to prevent the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) from licensing a massive "consolidated interim storage facility" (CISF) for highly radioactive waste in Andrews County, west Texas. In its Petition for Review filed...
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Thursday, December 17, 2020
Proposed Ohio Nuclear Power Experiment Legislation Assailed by 108 Safe Energy and Environmental Groups
On December 16, 2020, 108 local, regional and national environmental, public health and safe energy organizations blasted proposed House Bill 104, the “Advanced Nuclear Technology Helping Energize Mankind Act” (“ANTHEM Act”) pending in the Ohio General Assembly. Calling the proposal a “radioactive...
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Tuesday, December 08, 2020
Environmental Groups Warn Michigan Governor Whitmer about Sale of Palisades Atomic Reactor to Holtec
The national nuclear power industry watch-dog group Beyond Nuclear, with support from Michigan-based organizations Don't Waste Michigan and Coalition for a Nuclear-Free Great Lakes, has written Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer , urging the state government intervene against the license transfer...
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Monday, November 30, 2020
Ohio Nuclear Power Plant Legislation Assailed by Safe Energy and Environmental Groups
On November 29, 2020, 56 local, regional and national environmental, public health and safe energy organizations blasted proposed House Bill 104, the “Advanced Nuclear Technology Helping Energize Mankind Act” (“ANTHEM Act”) pending in the Ohio General Assembly. Calling the proposal a “radioactive...
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Monday, September 21, 2020
With the NRC Comment Window Closing Tomorrow, Thousands Weigh in To Oppose Holtec’s Proposed Massive New Nuclear Waste Dump in New Mexico
September 21, 2020] With the window for public comment closing tomorrow, September 22, individuals and groups opposing Holtec’s “Consolidated 'Interim' Storage Facility [CISF] for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High Level Waste” have filed thousands of comments and an organizational sign-on letter urging...
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Monday, July 13, 2020
60 Groups to NRC: Suspend ISP/WCS High-Level Radioactive Waste CIS Dump Proceeding, Till Covid-19 Emergency Ends
A coalition of 60 environmental and environmental justice groups, from 22 states, has written the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regarding Interim Storage Partners, LLC's (ISP) proposed Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) for irradiated nuclear fuel targeting the Waste Control...
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Thursday, July 02, 2020
States Might Allow High Doses of Radiation to Public Before Evacuating From a Nuclear Accident During Viral Pandemic
Hospital patients and residents of nursing homes within ten miles of a nuclear power plant might not be evacuated during a major accident that occurs during a viral pandemic, until radiation exposure reached levels 50 times higher than those considered the thresshold to initiate evacuation, a state...
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Thursday, June 04, 2020
Beyond Nuclear Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging High-Level Radioactive Waste Dump for Entire Inventory of U.S. "Spent" Reactor Fuel
Today the non-profit organization Beyond Nuclear filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit requesting review of an April 23, 2020 order and an October 29, 2018 order by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), rejecting challenges to Holtec...
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