Comment Period OPEN Regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Pit Production at SRS

To read the draft Savannah River Site Environmental Impact Statement for Pit Production, please follow this link. The comment period opened on 4/3/2020 and is set to end on 5/18/2020. You may submit a formal comment as well.For further information, please contact Ms. Jennifer NelsonNEPA Compliance Officer, National Nuclear Security Administration …

Don’t Send Nuclear Waste to the Regular Trash

The open comment period is from April 20, 2020 to July 20, 2020. The NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) may change its rules to allow the nuclear industry to dump some of its waste in landfills. A proposal is on the table to reclassify low-level radioactive waste making it possible for it to …

Be Included By Completing The Census! by Phyllis Richardson

More than 120 materials and resources across languages are now available on the 2020 Census website. Visit the Outreach Materials page at 2020census.gov/partners to find downloadable handouts, posters, social media posts, toolkits and other resources to support your 2020 Census outreach. Materials can be filtered by language, type and audience and can be used both digitally and in …

A Message In Uncertain Times

In the words of our community elder, Annie Laura Howard Stephens, “Be encouraged. Be encouraged. Be encouraged.” It’s uncertain times like these that remind us to be steadfast in our trust in ourselves and each other. The multiple stories of acts of kindness such as pop-up food pantries, young people running …

NRC Announces Opportunity to Request Hearing on Vogtle Unit 3 Notice of Intended Operation

The NRC has published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request a limited adjudicatory hearing regarding the notice of intended operation. Petitions requesting a hearing must be filed by April 13, by anyone whose interest may be affected by Vogtle Unit 3’s proposed operation and who wishes to participate as …

Energy Dept. Nearly Triples Funding for Plutonium Pit Production Cuts Cleanup in Half But Refuses to Complete New Env. Impact Statement for Los Alamos Lab

Nuke Watch New Mexico FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 10, 2020 Contact: Jay Coghlan, Nuclear Watch NM, 505.989.7342, jay@nukewatch.org Scott Kovac, Nuclear Watch NM, 505.989.7342, scott@nukewatch.org Santa Fe, NM – Today the Department of Energy’s semi-autonomous nuclear weapons agency, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), announced that it will not complete a new site-wide environmental impact …