Beyond Nuclear v. NRC

[Tee shirt design, above, by Noel Marquez, co-founder of Alliance for Environmental Strategies (AFES) in southeastern New Mexico.] On January 22, 2024, Beyond Nuclear’s legal counsel, Diane Curran of Washington, D.C., and Mindy Goldstein of Atlanta, GA, filed our PETITIONER BEYOND NUCLEAR’S FINAL OPENING BRIEF, and REPLY BRIEF, in our federal appeal against the U.S.…

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Plutonium time bomb: A shocking exposé on Sellafield

The UK daily newspaper, The Guardian, has been running a year-long investigation into that country’s Sellafield nuclear reprocessing and waste site with some shocking revelations. These include that the facility, home to the largest stockpile of plutonium on Earth, has been hacked by cyber groups closely linked to Russia and China, something the UK government…

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The Ocean is NOT a Radioactive Waste Dump!

On August 26, Beyond Nuclear’s radioactive waste specialist, Kevin Kamps, gave a presentation to the organization No Nukes Kobe, in Japan, via Zoom. His presentation was in English; Rachel Clark translated into Japanese in real time. The presentation was about the hazards of tritium, in light of the ocean dumping of highly radioactive wastewater at…

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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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Reprocessing– the dirty end of the nuclear fuel chain

Alongside uranium mining, reprocessing is considered the dirtiest phase of the uranium fuel chain. Reprocessing — the cutting up of irradiated reactor fuel rods in a chemical bath to extract plutonium and fissile uranium — releases larger volumes of radioactivity, typically by a factor of several thousand, than nuclear power plants. It also results in…

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