ISP and DOJ/NRC appeal to SCOTUS on TX CISF

On June 13, 2024, Interim Storage Partners, LLC (ISP) today appealed to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) regarding its highly radioactive waste consolidated interim storage facility (CISF). ISP faced a 90-day deadline to appeal to SCOTUS, in response to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (New Orleans) ruling last March that…

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Enviro Close-Up: The New Nuclear Push, Part 2

Enviro Close-Up is hosted by author, investigative journalist, nuclear watchdog, and founding Beyond Nuclear board of directors member, Karl Grossman. Here is the write up for “The New Nuclear Push, Part 2” (see Part 1, here): Enviro Close-Up #690, The New Nuclear Push with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear, Part 2: The program starts off…

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Video/fact sheets about EJ burden of nuke waste dumps, transport

Four-minute video about the environmental justice (EJ) aspects of high-level radioactive waste, including the fact that Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and low-income communities are most often the ones targeted for dump-sites (such as so-called consolidated interim storage facilities), as well as such EJ communities also burdened by highly radioactive waste’s transportation along the…

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Nevadan Republican U.S. Senate candidate has supported high-level radioactive waste dumping, and even reprocessing, at Yucca Mountain

[Aerial photo of Yucca Mountain, Nevada in Newe Sogobia, the Western Shoshone homeland.] As reported by the Los Angeles Times, Sam Brown advocated for disposing of irradiated nuclear fuel at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, as well as reprocessing it there. The article includes an audio recording of Brown’s 2022 comments. He is the likely Republican nominee…

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Federal nuclear dump search relaunched

Acknowledging there is no consent in New Mexico or Texas for private consolidated interim storage facilities for high-level radioactive wastes, the U.S. Department of Energy has relaunched a federal dump search program from the 1980s-1990s under a new banner. DOE held a scripted webinar on July 25, touting its recently announced 13 consortia, paid $2…

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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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