Expediting SMR Construction?!

[Here is an audio recording of the meeting described below, provided by Kraig Schultz of Michigan Safe Energy Future-Shoreline Chapter in Grand Haven, MI. Public statements begin at the 55 minute mark of the recording. They came from: Schultz, MSEF; Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear; Mary Lampert, Pilgrim Watch, Massachusetts; Jan Boudart, Nuclear Energy Information Service…

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NUKESPEAK: “Clean” hydrogen from nuclear?!

[Image: Front cover of the 1983 book NUKESPEAK, republished with a new introduction post-Fukushima.] Orwell is spinning so fast in his grave, he could be hooked up to a turbo-generator and qualify for clean energy production tax credits (a paraphrase of a 2006 joke by then-Congressman, now U.S. Senator, Ed Markey (Democrat-Massachusetts), about DOE nuclear…

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Yet ANOTHER nearly billion $ bailout at Palisades zombie reactor?!

On top of everything else already?! Crain’s Business Grand Rapids has reported that the Wolverine rural electric co-op, announced five weeks ago as a Power Purchase Agreement partner with Holtec in the Palisades zombie reactor restart scheme, seeks to cover 25% of its PPA costs with a federal bailout from the U.S. Department of Agriculture!…

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SOS: Nuclear power’s chilling legacy

The San Onofre Syndrome (SOS), more than a decade in the making, had its world premiere on October 8 and won the Awareness Film Festival’s Documentary Feature Grand Jury Award (out of 100 documentary entries.) This is a great honor and bodes well for the future reach of the film. Many more screenings are being…

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Holtec’s “nuclear white elephant” secret plans revealed: SMRs at all decommissioning sites, $3.3 billion+ bailout for unprecedented Palisades zombie reactor restart

{Image above: Yard sign design by Michigan Safe Energy Future-Kalamazoo Chapter, and Palisades Shutdown Campaign} [Radio stations WSJM in St. Joe, MI, and WORT in Madison, WI, have reported on this story. Also, on the same day as the press release below came out, Beyond Nuclear’s Kevin Kamps made a summary presentation to colleagues via…

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Arnie Gundersen on Palisades

Arnie Gundersen on Palisades Enter the following passcode to access the video recording: R8gt=t## This 17-minute recording of Arnie Gundersen, chief engineer at Fairewinds, was made on Monday, September 11, 2023, before a live audience at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, about 40 miles downwind of the Palisades atomic reactor, located on the Lake…

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Holtec’s ‘sleight of hand’ license transfer at Palisades is a textbook ‘bait & switch’

PRESS ADVISORY – Tuesday, October 3, 2023 @ 1:00pm – 3:00pm ET Contact for Comment: Kevin Kamps, radioactive waste specialist, Beyond Nuclear,  (240) 462-3216, [email protected] Michael Keegan, Co-Chair, Don’t Waste Michigan, (734) 770-1441, [email protected] Holtec’s ‘sleight of hand’ license transfer of Palisades is a textbook ‘bait & switch’ Date(s) and Time(s): October 03, 2023, 01:00 PM to…

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Groups Demand DOE EIS Before Agency Bails Out Palisades Zombie Reactor Restart

NEWS FROM BEYOND NUCLEAR For immediate releaseContact: Terry Lodge, environmental coalition co-counsel, (419) 205-7084, [email protected] Michael Keegan, Co-Chair, Don’t Waste Michigan, (734) 770-1441, [email protected] Kevin Kamps, radioactive waste specialist, Beyond Nuclear, (240) 462-3216, [email protected] Environmental Coalition Demands DOE Prepare EIS before Bailing Out Palisades for Unprecedented Restart NEPA Requires “Major Federal Project” Hard Look, Groups…

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SLOMFP/FOE challenge Diablo Canyon embrittlement

On September 14, 2023, Diane Curran and Hallie Templeton, legal counsel for San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace (SLOMFP) and Friends of the Earth (FoE), respectively, submitted an emergency shutdown petition with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Commissioners regarding Diablo Canyon Unit 1 in California (pictured alongside Unit 2, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, above).…

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