From left to right: Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear; Eric Epstein, Three Mile Island Alert (at podium); Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear. PA state capitol rotunda, October 2, 2018.Since 2012, a record-breaking eight atomic reactor permanent shutdowns have tak…Continue reading
NPR coverage.Continue reading
See the Beyond Nuclear press release, here.
See the Don’t Waste Michigan, et. al, press release here: “Public Interest Groups Denied Hearing on Holtec International’s Nuclear Waste Dump in New Mexico.”
See the Sierra Club press release here: “Federal N…
POWER STRUGGLE CONTINUES — Nuclear Power Series on Facebook Live in May
Free Speech TV will host POWER STRUGGLE CONTINUES, a four-part series of half-hour Facebook Live conversations about nuclear power, safety, waste, and environmental justice,…Continue reading
The 33rd “anniversary” of the world’s worst nuclear disaster is upon us as we remember the April 26, 1986 explosion and meltdown at Ukraine’s Chernobyl reactor. Many papers, books, and even a novel have been written about the Ch…Continue reading
As posted at Beyond Nuclear’s SUBSIDIES website subsection: Testimony of Beyond Nuclear, Before the Ohio House of Representatives – Energy Generation Subcommittee, Committee Meeting on Proposed H.B. No. 6 “Creates Ohio Clean Air Program.&rd…Continue reading
After Bloomberg ran an indepth story on just how unprepared US nuclear power plants are for the ravages of climate change — especially sea-level rise — Common Dreams did a follow-up piece with Beyond Nuclear’s Paul Gunter.
Among the shocking findings…
As we watched the storied Notre-Dame Cathedral burn in Paris this week, one theory about the fire’s cause was related to welding. The fire shocked France and the world. So should the admission of 66 defective welds found in key safety areas at the Flam…Continue reading
On April 10, James McGovern (D-MA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) of the US House of Representatives introduced a Resolution in Congress embracing the goals of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The Resolution largely …Continue reading
If you are in the DC area, there will be two screenings of Un Traductor (A Translator) along with post-screening discussions with the directors: Saturday, April 27 at the National Gallery of Art, 2:30pm, admission free; and Sunday, April 28, 12:30pm at…Continue reading
Free film showing: “La Fuga Radiactiva” (“The Radioactive Leak”) — a 30-minute, Spanish language (with English subtitles) drama, about a radioactive disaster at a centralized interim storage facility (CISF) for irradiated nuclear fuel (high-level …Continue reading
As reported by the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
Crowe is featured in Robbie Leppzer’s documentary film, “Power Struggle.” (She, and Leppzer, are shown on the film poster, left.) Crowe and her affinity group, “Shut It Down!”, were a part of the broad grassr…
Please email your Senators or call the U.S. Capitol Switchboard (202) 224-3121 and ask for your Senators’ offices.
Urge them to redirect funds from futile new reactor research to clean, reliable and safer renewable energy.
Talking p…Continue reading
See Beyond Nuclear radioactive waste specialist Kevin Kamps’ power point presentation (as well as links to three short videos — posted under UPDATE — and an article, authored by Beyond Nuclear board president, Kay Drey, entitled “Mobile Meltdown: Thr…Continue reading
All of us at Beyond Nuclear were shocked and saddened to learn of the death on March 30th of Kitty Tucker.
Kitty was well known to those of us in the anti-nuclear movement through her tireless work as a lawyer on behalf of nuclear whistleblower Karen S…
For more information about POWER STRUGGLE, to host a screening in your local community or to order a DVD, Blu-ray or digital download or streaming, visit: www.PowerStruggleMovie.com.
And see this Free Speech TV link for additional info.:
Beyond Nuclear today issued a press release revealing how true health research into the impacts of the March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear disaster were suppressed and compromised by a court order.
TAKOMA PARK, MD — Residents around th…
As March 28, 2019 marks the 40th annual commemoration of the Three Mile Island Unit 2 meltdown near Harrisburg, PA, it is especially important to learn the lessons, and hear the cautionary tales, from survivors of that disaster — including what the…Continue reading
Residents living near one of Scotland’s two remaining operating nuclear power stations have been alarmed by proposals to re-start two reactors closed since March and October last year, both of which are showing a growing number of cracks in their…Continue reading
After two fatal crashes and considerable stalling, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) did, under pressure, finally ground the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. But when the American (General Electric) nuclear power reactors blew up and melted down at Fuk…Continue reading
As reported on the Thom Hartmann Program: The Fukushima Daiichi Disaster, although out of the news is still irradiating Japan, the Pacific Ocean and the world. Thom interviews Beyond Nuclear’s radioactive waste specialist, Kevin Kamps.
Watch the record…
A coalition of groups, including Japanese residents of London, UK, will be holding a series of events, as they do every year (and every Friday) to mark the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. A march, rally, a vigil an…Continue reading
Teenager, Yumi, evacuated Fukushima City as a child. Now, after accompanying her mother to anti-nuclear protests, she has taken up the cause. In a letter to the world, she asks for an end to nuclear energy. She experienced “so much pain and sorrow” as …Continue reading
Date City produces peaches and dried persimmonsEight years after the Fukushima nuclear reactors exploded on Japan’s Northern coast, spewing radioactive particles into the air, across the land, and into the Pacific Ocean, the country continues to s…Continue reading
Beyond Nuclear Press Release
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Beyond Nuclear spokespeople: Paul Gunter, reactor operation risks and regulatory capture: 301-523-0201; Cindy Folkers, radiation exposures and human health: 240-354-4314; Kevin Kamps, …
An opinion column in the New York Times by Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof is but the latest in a growing collection of news stories questioning the Trump administration’s eagerness to transfer weapons-usable nuclear power technology to the re…Continue reading
On Feb. 22 & 23, 2019, Beyond Nuclear’s radioactive waste watchdog, Kevin Kamps, testified before the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Diablo Canyon Nuclear Decommissioning Engagement Panel (DCNDEP) in San Luis Obispo (SLO), California. The …Continue reading
The National Academy of Sciences Nuclear Radiation and Studies Board is hosting a workshop to discuss establishing a registry for long-term health monitoring following radiological emergencies in the U.S. The public can register to attend either in …Continue reading
As reported by the Washington Post.
Here is a link to the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee report itself.
See more info., and Beyond Nuclear commentary, at our Nuclear Weapons website section.
Graphic: US NRC High Energy Arc FaultTwo relatively recent accidents at operating US atomic power plants have once again spotlighted how a lack of understanding of fire hazards contribute to risk uncertainty and potentially the next nuclear meltdown. …Continue reading
In an op-ed published by the Washington Post, Cindy McCain (widow of Republican U.S. Senator John McCain from Arizona), and Mark Udall (former Democratic U.S. Senator frm Colorado), have called for protection of the Grand Canyon from uranium mining.Continue reading
As reported by the Washington Post, the solar-powered Mars rover “Opportunity” lasted not for the 90-day design life, but for 5,111 days.Continue reading
As reported by Deadline.
HBO features not only nuclear-themed historical dramas, but also documentaries, such as “Atomic Homefront” about radioactive waste crises in St. Louis, MO, and “Indian Point: Imaging the Unimaginable,” about reactor security ri…
As reported by Naomi Klein at The Intercept.
Klein provides compelling comparisons and contrasts between the New Deal of Fraklin Delano Roosevelt, and the Green New Deal of Democrats U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY, and U.S. Senator …
Alfred C. Meyer of Physicians for Social Responsibility [and his 15-year old, 7-pound Maltese atomic watchdog, Clara] and Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist of Beyond Nuclear, talk with host Margaret Harrington about the need to abolish nuclea…Continue reading
Ter uma conta de e-mail nos dias de hoje é tão obrigatório como possuir carteira de identidade. Com o desenvolvimento tecnológico, sempre com o aporte da internet, os meios de comunicação se fundiram em meio a facilidade de enviar uma mensagem, foto ou até mesmo um vídeo, que se tornou tarefa de segundos. Por isso, […]Continue reading
GOD’S RIVER is a short documentary film created by Mark Isaac and Gabriela Bulisova as part of their work in Ukraine supported by a Fulbright grant. Energy producers and environmentalists agree that climate change has significantly reduced …Continue reading
When Beyond Nuclear submitted comments on EPA’s proposed transparency rule (the agency’s bid to make regulations of pollutants less protective) we were told the EPA’s attack on science-based protections wouldn’t includ…Continue reading
Credit: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory CommissionOn February 4, 2019, the Ann Arbor City Council in Southeast Michigan unanimously passed a municipal resolution calling on the State and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to upgrade radiological disa…Continue reading
This week, two stories on Beyond Nuclear International juxtapose the transformative beauty of Earth from space and our home in the universe, with President Trump’s latest move toward war in space. Bella Gaia, Kenji Williams’ breathtaking creation, is a…Continue reading
A comprehensive report — in English — has been published by Greenpeace France, taking an in-depth look at the growing, unending and unsolved problem of radioactive waste. A team of experts reviewed the radioactive waste situation in Belgium, France, …Continue reading
In a move that will still make nuclear war in Europe more likely, the US is today expected to suspend its compliance with the INF Treaty (Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed by the US and then USSR in 1987) — rather than withdraw from it…Continue reading
See links to extensive news coverage, as well as to the State of Nevada’s lawsuit filings opposed to the weapons-grade plutonium shipments.Continue reading
On January 24, 2019, a majority of five voting members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) rolled back more than seven years of the agency’s technical study on the hazards and lessons learned for US reactors from Japan’s F…Continue reading
Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) — above right — and Representative Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) today reintroduced their bill that would stop the President of the United States from authorizing a nuclear first strike without congression…
See the press release re: an environmental coalition’s (including Beyond Nuclear) effort to halt Holtec International and Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance from “temporarily storing” 173,600 metric tons of highly radioactive waste in New Mexico, 2.5 times the a…Continue reading
See the press release. See the media coverage. See a summary of the legal opposition to Holtec International’s and Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance’s proposed centralized interim storage facility for 173,600 metric tons of highly radioactive irradiated nuclear…Continue reading
As reported by the New York Times. Note that the Nevada National Security Site (formerly known as the Nevada Test Site) is located near the proposed Yucca Mountain high-level radioactive waste dump in Nevada.Continue reading
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