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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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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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Federal Nuclear Regulator Opts Not To Reconsider Critical Safety Enhancements at U.S. “Fukushima” Reactors
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has buckled to industry pressure and will recommend that the Commission disallow independent experts and the public from participating in a process to reconsider minimal but critical safety enhancements at the nation’s Fukushima-style nuclear power...
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Monday, April 21, 2014
Chernobyl No “Eden” Say Beyond Nuclear Experts
A newly published study has uncovered alarming indications of biological loss and ecological collapse in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in Ukraine on April 26, 1986. Nuclear boosters have long claimed that the superficial appearance of teeming wildlife in the approximately 1,000 square mile Chernobyl exclusion zone indicates an Eden-like outcome. But the study observed a frightening halt to organic decay and the disappearance of important microbes that indicate the steady advance of a potential “silent spring.”
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Monday, March 24, 2014
Three Mile Island: A Case of Too Little Information. Myths of TMI debunked
March 28 will mark 35 years since the disaster at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania but myths persist about the true extent of harm the event caused. Beyond Nuclear examines the facts and concludes that both the radiation releases and the resulting health impacts were far more significant than traditionally reported or believed. The authors of these findings are available for interview. Their report can be found at http://www.beyondnuclear.org/storage/tmi/Thunderbird_TMI_March2014.pdf with backgrounders at: http://www.beyondnuclear.org/tmi-truth/ .
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