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Nuclear Blackmail in Illinois

David Kraft beyondnuclearinternational.org   Exelon stranglehold on energy legislation runs long and deep Breaking news update: Today, August 10, a putative class of Commonwealth Edison customers filed a civil racketeering lawsuit against Illinois Speaker of the...

Nuclear Power Goes South in South Carolina

Linda Pentz Gunter beyondnuclearinternational.org Executive admits fraud in fleecing ratepayers and shareholders “It looks like crime might well pay after all.” That was the weary and only slightly tongue-in-cheek conclusion drawn by longtime anti-nuclear campaigner,...

Gov. argues against Holtec nuclear storage site

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, arguing against a proposed nuclear waste interim storage facility in southeast New Mexico. “The proposed (facility) would join the ranks of uranium mining, nuclear energy and...

ACTION ALERT: Please submit public comments opposing the ISP/WCS CISF in TX by Nov. 3!

Two High-level Nuclear Waste “Interim” Storage sites for nuclear power (‘spent’) nuclear fuel are targeted for New Mexico (company: Holtec) and Texas (company: WCS/ISP)

The rest of the country will also be impacted as the waste must travel to get there through or near your state and region on rails/roads/waterways regularly over the next 40+ years if they open.

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is processing both applications, and is now asking for public input on the environmental impacts. Comments were already due on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Holtec and are due on 11-3-2020 on WCS ISP. The draft environmental impact statements both ridiculously claim that most environmental impacts will be ‘small,’ and a very few ‘moderate.’

This is for transport and storage of over 90% of the radioactivity in the nuclear power and weapons fuel chain! It cannot be so minimal.