Emergency Enforcement Petition at Palisades

[Update: Kraig Schultz of Michigan Safe Energy Future made an audio recording of the one hour thirteen minute long meeting described below. Here is his link to the audio recording: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Xn76QP7-eIpUjWv8z8xYebRmEXivb3Se/view Schultz also read a prepared statement during the meeting. Here is the text of his prepared statement: “My Name is Kraig Schultz.  I am…

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Outrageous Nuclear Bailouts

Nuclear Hotseat #667: Outrageous Nuclear Bailouts — $14+ Billion of YOUR Tax Dollars & Counting! – Beyond Nuclear’s Radioactive Waste Specialist Kevin Kamps [The featured interview begins just after the 22 minute mark of the audio recording.] {Image credit: Gene Case/Avenging Angels. The image graced the cover of The Nation magazine in 2003, accompanying an…

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Press Release–THE NUCLEAR REACTOR NEXT DOOR: Why A Company With Zero Nuclear Reactor Operating Experience is Receiving Over $8 Billion to Restart Palisades

[Yard sign design by Michigan Safe Energy Future-Kalamazoo Chapter and Shut Down Palisades Campaign; photo by Kevin Kamps] NEWS FROM BEYOND NUCLEAR For immediate release Contact: Kevin Kamps, radioactive waste specialist, Beyond Nuclear, (240) 462-3216, [email protected] THE NUCLEAR REACTOR NEXT DOOR  Why A Company With Zero Nuclear Reactor Operating Experience is Receiving Over $8 Billion…

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Nuclear boosterism has gotten reckless

[“Burning Money” image by Gene Case/Avenging Angels. The image graced the cover of The Nation magazine in 2003, accompanying an article by Christian Parenti about the ill fated Bush/Cheney nuclear power relapse at the time.] Today’s misguided focus on nuclear power is diverting us from renewables, storage and efficiency, hobbling us in our race against…

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New Backgrounders about Palisades & Big Rock Point!

[Yard sign design by Michigan Safe Energy Future-Kalamazoo Chapter and Palisades Shutdown Campaign; photo by Kevin Kamps] Beyond Nuclear’s radioactive waste specialist, Kevin Kamps, has published three new backgrounders about the closed for good Palisades atomic reactor (Covert Township, near South Haven), and its sibling closed reactor site, the decommissioned Big Rock Point (Hayes Township,…

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NRC Cites Holtec for Improper Use of Decommissioning Trust Funds

Holtec Decommissioning International has misspent money from the decommissioning trust funds at all four nuclear plants it owns, using it to pay for activities like parades and softball games when federal regulations restrict the use to decommissioning of the reactors and cleaning up the contaminated sites. As reported by Christine Legere in the Provincetown Independent…

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Breakdown of Bailouts at Holtec’s Palisades NPP

[Image: Design by Gene Case, Avenging Angels; the image graced the cover of The Nation magazine in 2003, accompanying an article by Christian Parenti about the George W. Bush/Dick Cheney nuclear power relapse.] Bailouts, giveaways, and subsidies, oh my! What are anti-nuke watchdogs to do, Todo? Summon tremendous heart, courage, and brains to fight back,…

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Newest Nuke Nightmares at Palisades, 2022-Present

[Image: Yard sign design by Michigan Safe Energy Future-Kalamazoo Chapter and Shut Down Palisades Campaign; photo by Kevin Kamps] Below is a reverse (present day to past) chronological listing of Beyond Nuclear web posts about the Palisades zombie reactor restart scheme (and so-called “Small Modular Reactor” new builds scheme on the same tiny 432-acre site),…

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