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NRC Waste Confidence Hearing PDF Print E-mail
Nuclear Energy
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NUCLEAR ALERT!
STOP “WASTE CONFIDENCE”

If you want do one thing to oppose nuclear power

this year, this is it!

Attend this meeting and speak out!

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has “confidence” that the high-level radioactive nuclear waste problem will be solved sometime in the future. So the “regulator” declared that it could continue to give 20-year license extensions to aging, brittle, accident- prone nuclear reactors without an objective, scientific study of safety, storage, and disposal of thousands of tons of radioactive waste.  

Read more: NRC Waste Confidence Hearing
 
Latest Congaree Chronicle is Available
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Check out our chapter newsletter, the Congaree Chronicle, which now reaches over 20,000 readers, including our state legislators and media outlets! Interested in contributing? Contact our office for details!
 
US F&WS Proposal PDF Print E-mail
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Status for the Northern Long-eared Bat; Listing Not Warranted for Eastern Small-footed Bat

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(image courtesy of http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/species/mammals/northern_long-eared_bat/index.html)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to list the northern long-eared bat as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.  The Service also determined that the eastern small-footed bat does not warrant listing.

The northern long-eared bat is found across much of the eastern and north central United States, and all Canadian provinces from the Atlantic Ocean west to the southern Yukon Territory and eastern British Columbia.

Read more: US F&WS Proposal
 
Tritium Levels Spike PDF Print E-mail
Nuclear Energy

Tritium levels spike at stricken Fukushima nuclear plant

TOKYO | Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:17am EDT

(Reuters) - The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said levels of tritium - considered one of the least harmful radioactive elements - spiked more than 15 times in groundwater near a leaked tank at the facility over three days this week.

Read more: Tritium Levels Spike
 
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