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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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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Monday, June 06, 2016
Beyond Nuclear Response to Court Ruling on Nuclear Waste Confidence
“We are sorely disappointed by Friday’s ruling . The court did not seem to understand the very sound and forceful arguments our coalition of environmental organizations was making. Our lawyers are reviewing Friday’s decision. We have options for moving ahead, and we expect a recommendation from our...
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Environmental Coalition Vows Continued Campaign to Shut Down Dangerously Age-Degraded Atomic Reactor Pressure Vessel
On November 23 rd , the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff, headquartered in Rockville, MD near Washington, DC, published two related approvals, representing safety regulation rollbacks regarding age-related degradation risks at Entergy Nuclear’s 44-year old Palisades atomic reactor in...
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Friday, September 11, 2015
Nuclear Agency Squandered $350 Million on Redundant Building but Claims $8 million Too High and Timeframe Too Long for Cancer Study
This week, Beyond Nuclear, was widely quoted in the press as challenging the reasoning given by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in canceling a proposed cancer study around U.S. nuclear facilities. We alleged that the NRC’s balking at just an $8 million expenditure for a 39-month pilot...
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Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Agency to Leave Children Unprotected and Public in the Dark on Cancer Risks Around Nuclear Power Facilities
Beyond Nuclear, a leading U.S. NGO of record on the health, safety and environmental dangers of nuclear power facilities, today decried the outrageous decision by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to cancel a study that would have examined cancer incidence and mortalities and the...
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Thursday, August 06, 2015
Major Protests at U.S. Warhead Facilities Across the Nation Unite to Decry Trillion Dollar Plan for New U.S. Nuclear Weapons; Advocate Disarmament
A thousand or more peace advocates, Hibakusha (A-bomb survivors), religious leaders, scientists, economists, attorneys, doctors and nurses, nuclear analysts, former war planners and others across the country are coming together to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of...
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Nuclear Trumped by Renewables Worldwide, New Report Shows
The 2015 edition of an annual empirical analysis of the state of nuclear power globally, confirms a continued decline that belies claims to a “nuclear renaissance.” Instead, the report shows, solar energy in particular, is soaring ahead while nuclear stagnates and falters. The findings of the 2015...
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Thursday, March 05, 2015
Higher Radiation Doses Could Be Ruled 'Aacceptable' After Nuclear Power Disaster
Four years after the March 11, 2011 nuclear catastrophe in Japan began, a Fukushima-style disaster could still happen in the U.S., say experts at Beyond Nuclear. And if it does, U.S. authorities could rule that affected populations be forced to accept higher “allowable” doses of radiation to make...
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