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 …

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 …

Government Affairs End of Year Report by Phyllis Richardson

This year was filled with lots of highs and lows and it was a very busy legislative year! We attended and spoke at hearings held at the Public Service Commission “PSC” to speak to the Georgia Power Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) and the proposed fee increase to extract an additional …

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) Fall Meeting

The Alliance for Nuclear Accountability had their 2019 fall meeting at the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, TN, hosted by the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace  Alliance (OREPA) Center. Nuclear Harm Reduction and Climate Justice Coordinator Janie Hill-Scott and Executive Director Lindsay Harper attended as representatives bridging the …