Consent-based or bribery?

The US Department of Energy on June 9 announced it will direct $26 million to “groups of university, nonprofit, and private-sector partners” who will help communities decide that they want to be the recipients of the country’s irradiated reactor fuel. Having abjectly failed to find any safe, long-term radioactive waste management “solution” — possibly because…

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NRC and Holtec violate EJ and consent-based siting: radioactive waste dump licensed in New Mexico

 NEWS FROM BEYOND NUCLEAR For immediate release Contact: Kevin Kamps,  [email protected], 240-462-3216 Diane D’Arrigo, [email protected], 301-270-6477, extension 3 Michael Keegan, [email protected], 734-770-1441 Rose Gardner, [email protected], 575-390-9634 Terry Lodge, Legal Counsel for DWM et al., [email protected], 419-205-7084 Stephen Kent, [email protected], 914-589-5988 NRC APPROVES NEW MEXICO NUCLEAR WASTE ‘INTERIM’ STORAGE FACILITY BUT A NEW STATE LAW AND FEDERAL COURT…

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Beyond Nuclear & Don’t Waste Michigan to NRC: Request for investigation into misuse of Decommissioning Trust Fund at Palisades Nuclear Plant

Email to NRC OIG (Office of Inspector General) and OI (Office of Investigations): Dear Directors Feitel and Ashley: Attached is a letter of complaint, along with Exhibits A and B, alleging major misuse of the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station Decommissioning Trust Fund (“PDTF”). My clients, Beyond Nuclear and Don’t Waste Michigan, request an investigation into…

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NEIS Night With The Experts — Mobile Chornobyl: Preventing Unnecessary Risks with Transportation of Nuclear Waste. April 27, 7pm CST

Announcement sent by Dave Kraft, Director, NEIS, on April 15, 2023–   You’re Invited to A Night with the Experts Featuring: Kevin Kamps Beyond Nuclear Speaking on Mobile Chornobyl:   Preventing Unnecessary Risks in Transporting Nuclear Waste Thursday, April 27, 2023 7pm Central Time (8pm ET, 6pm MT, 5pm PT) UTC -5 Zoom Link:  click here  In…

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Growing Coalition Urges Energy Secretary to Again Deny Palisades “Zombie” Reactor Massive Bailout for Operational Restart

  NEWS FROM BEYOND NUCLEAR For immediate releaseContact: Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear, [email protected], (240) 462-3216 Terry Lodge, legal counsel, [email protected], (419) 205-7084 Environmental Coalition to Energy Secretary Granholm: Yet Again Reject Massive Bailout Scheme at Palisades Atomic Reactor Restarting Dangerously Age-Degraded Nuke Would Violate Law, and Risk Health, Safety, Environment, and Pocketbooks, Watchdogs Warn COVERT…

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Zombie reactors really must be resisted!

Public Virtual Access to NRC-HOLTEC Meeting, Monday, March 20, beginning at 3pm ET: Webinar Webinar Link:https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MTU0MGFlZGItMmI1Yi00NGEwLTkwZjgtOGI0NTc1MWYxYWNh%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22e8d01475-c3b5-436a-a065-5def4c64f52e%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f4d12ca8-cdab-400f-9cf0-e494b8ccd74c%22%7d Webinar Meeting Number:301-576-2978 Webinar Password:103 064 240# INTRODUCTION Dear Friends and Colleagues, In early February, Holtec International submitted a letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), regarding the company’s proposed, secretive scheme that they called a “regulatory pathway”…

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Train derails on way to load N-waste

VT rail accident sends a clear warning The Brattleboro Reformer reports that a train on its way to load up nuclear waste from the decommissioning Vermont Yankee nuclear power station derailed on February 24, 2023. The derailment involved the “spacer” cars to be coupled between freight cars intended to carry nuclear waste out west.  “‘The…

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