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.

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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Trump's EPA Set to Harm Women and Children by Allowing More Radiation Exposure
Research continues to show that radiation at low doses casues harm. Women, children and pregnancy are particularly at risk. This increased risk also shows up in nuclear workers , even at low doses. For decades, federal agencies, including the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), have advocated...
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Friday, August 03, 2018
Great Lakes Groups Question Newly Discovered Radioactive Waste Shipments from Illinois through Great Lakes Region
Groups concerned about the Great Lakes are asking “Why is irradiated nuclear fuel being moved? Where is it going? What happens at the destination?” They are calling for answers after a highway transport route for high-level radioactive waste from the LaSalle nuclear power reactors in Illinois to...
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Monday, July 16, 2018
2018 Nuclear-Free Future Award Winners Announced
The five winners of the 2018 Nuclear-Free Future Award, representing often unsung grassroots activists and innovators who oppose all aspects of nuclear power and nuclear weapons, and who have found alternative paths forward, were announced today. The Nuclear-Free Future Award offers three cash...
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Environmental Coalition Demands Expedited Release of Documents regarding Public and Nonpublic Meetings Between NRC and FERC
A coalition of environmental groups, including Beyond Nuclear, Don’t Waste Michigan, Public Citizen, and the Sierra Club, have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), seeking documents related to its public meeting, as well as its...
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Monday, May 14, 2018
US Campaign to Support UN Nuclear Ban Treaty Launched in New York
Fifty campaigners from across the US joined together yesterday in Brooklyn to launch a national campaign in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This Treaty, which prohibits the development, testing, production, deployment, use and threat of use of nuclear weapons, and...
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Beyond Nuclear v. NRC Appeal on Fermi 3
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear Beyond Nuclear’s appeal against the proposed new Fermi 3 atomic reactor. Despite this, the environmental coalition has vowed to continue its resistance. The appeal focused on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) exclusion of the transmission line...
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Monday, March 05, 2018
Groups Condemn French-India Nuclear Deal To Be Signed On Fukushima Anniversary
French president, Emmanuel Macron, should not be imposing the untested, expensive and technically troubled French EPR reactor on India, say two international groups opposed to nuclear power in India and across the world. Macron will visit India on March 11, 2018 , seven years to the day since the...
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Credible Threat of Severe Accident at Texas Nuclear Reactors Still Running During Hurricane
Watchdog groups today warned that there is “a credible threat of a severe accident” at the two nuclear reactors still operating at 100% power in Bay City, TX in the midst of severe flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. The groups called for the immediate shutdown of the South Texas Project (STP)...
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Permanently Closed U.S. Nuclear Reactor Should Be "Autopsied"
A permanently closed nuclear reactor in Florida that, documents show, likely has a manufactured weakness in a vital safety component produced by a controversial French forge that also supplied components to 17 still operating U.S. reactors, should be “autopsied ,” says Beyond Nuclear, a leading...
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
Beyond Nuclear Calls for Immediate Shutdown of Reactors with Defective Parts
Beyond Nuclear, a leading national anti-nuclear advocacy group, today called on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to make public the full list of U.S nuclear power plants that are known to be operating with potentially defective parts imported from France. The flawed components could...
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