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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Friday, May 04, 2012
If Fukushima Unit 4 Falls, Hazardous Radioactive Cesium-137 Release Could be Eight Times Worse Than Chernobyl
Beyond Nuclear today joined with concerned Japanese citizen groups and US Senator, Ron Wyden (D-OR), urging that swift international action be taken to prevent a catastrophic high-level radioactive waste fire at the precarious Unit 4 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Unit 4 is leaning and could topple if hit with another earthquake or tsunami, resulting in a deadly high-level radioactive waste fire. The ability for the unit to withstand another seismic event is rated at zero.
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Friday, March 23, 2012
Activists Arrested on March 22 Will Protest Again at Entergy GQ on Saturday
Eight activists from New England, seven of whom were arrested and released on March 22 after staging a brief occupation at Entergy’s headquarters, will return to protest outside the nuclear corporation on Saturday, March 24. The protesters will rally on the public sidewalk outside Entergy headquarters at 11am.
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Thursday, March 22, 2012
Eight Anti-Nuclear Activists Arrested at Entergy Corporate HQ in New Orleans: Group demands: 'No Nuke Business as Usual for March 22nd'
An affinity group of eight anti-nuclear activists with the New England-based Safe And Green Energy (SAGE) Alliance , today entered the New Orleans headquarters of US nuclear corporation, Entergy to declare “No Nuke Business As Usual on March 22nd.” The group is demanding that the company cease operations at its Vermont Yankee reactor in Vernon, according to the democratic decision of the State of Vermont and the popular wishes of the Vermont people.
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Thursday, March 08, 2012
Hundreds of Events Globally Will Mark One-Year Commemoration of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
Hundreds of thousands of people across the world will be involved in actions around the March 11 commemoration of the Fukushima, Japan nuclear disaster which began on that date a year ago. Events will be going on throughout the month of March and into April.
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Thursday, February 09, 2012
Media Statement by Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear Regarding US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approval of Two New Atomic Reactors at Vogtle, Georgia
The following statement was released this afternoon in response to the NRC decision: "An NRC license does not guarantee ultimate project success. Atomic reactors have been NRC licensed and then nearly, or even entirely, constructed, and still blocked from operating. Two reactors at Midland, Michigan were almost completely constructed when watchdogs proved they were sinking into the ground like the Leaning Tower of Pisa. They were then cancelled, at a loss of billions of dollars.
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Monday, January 02, 2012
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Agrees to Public Request to Review Dangerous Vents on US Fukushima-Style Reactors and Lack of Emergency Power for Cooling Waste Pools
A December 13, 2011 decision by a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) safety panel that accepts several key publicly requested actions regarding safety at US Fukushima-style reactors, is publicly noticed today in the Federal Register, (dated January 3, 2012.)
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Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Citizens Respond to the Davis-Besse Atomic Reactor Crack Debacle
This Wednesday morning, October 19th, at 10:00 am, a Press Conference will be held at Levi’s Square directly north of the Toledo Edison building in downtown Toledo. The focus of the briefing will be on the Davis-Besse reactor building crack and citizens' response and initiatives to this unfolding debacle.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Japanese Families and Activists call for Proper Protection – and Evacuation –of Fukushima Children and a Global End to Nuclear Power
Two organic farmers from Japan, their children and fellow Japanese anti-nuclear campaigners made a plea for the safety of Fukushima’s children at a press conference in Washington, DC today.
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Monday, September 19, 2011
Japanese Fukushima Eye-Witnesses Challenge Capitol Hill Lawmakers and US Regulators to Stop Promotion of Nuclear Power
A farming family from the now radioactively contaminated Fukushima region in Japan along with one American and three leading Japanese anti-nuclear campaigners, will speak at the National Press Club, Lisagore Room, on Tuesday, September 20 th , 9:30am-11am.
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Monday, September 12, 2011
Japanese Fukushima Eye-Witnesses Challenge Capitol Hill Lawmakers and US Regulators to Stop Promotion of Nuclear Power
A farming family from the now radioactively contaminated Fukushima region in Japan along with one American and three leading Japanese anti-nuclear campaigners, will speak at the National Press Club, Lisagore Room, on Tuesday, September 20 th , 9:30am-11am.
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