Ohio’s Nukes: Resisting Weapons and Power Excesses


On June 22nd, Beyond Nuclear joined with allies from Ohio to deliver a letter to the office of U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur in Toledo. 6 22 22 NWOPC Request Ltr to Kaptur The rally coincided with the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons First Meeting of States Parties in Austria. 6 22 2022 Press Release NWOPC Kaptur Kaptur chairs the powerful U.S. House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, which yesterday approved tens of billions of dollars for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) nuclear weapons complex, as well as billions more to promote nuclear power. Our radioactive waste specialist, Kevin Kamps, spoke out against Kaptur’s significantly increased funding support ($53 million) for environmentally unjust consolidated interim storage (CIS) of highly radioactive waste, which would slam Ohio with “Mobile Chornobyl” trains and trucks.


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