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Alec Baldwin: Indian Point 3 is closing. New York and the world should celebrate via lohud.

Alec BaldwinSpecial to the USA TODAY Network […] The closure of any of the remaining utility reactors in the U.S. (and around the world) should be cause for celebration. I have worked with various environmental groups since the early 1990s … Continue reading

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‘Fierce little old lady’ who opposed nuclear expansion dies at 99 via The State

BY SAMMY FRETWELL Ruth Sackett Thomas, a teacher turned-environmentalist who for decades was one of South Carolina’s most ardent anti-nuclear activists, died over the weekend after a brief illness. She was 99.  Known for making state leaders uncomfortable with questions … Continue reading

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The farming family who held out against Wylfa B via Beyond Nuclear

With Welsh nuclear plant “on hold”, 300 years of tradition is saved By Linda Pentz Gunter There is a crowd of people at the top of the garden path wondering where to go next. They were led up there by … Continue reading

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Resona bans lending to those developing, making or possessing nuclear weapons via The Mainichi

TOKYO — Resona Holdings Inc., a major financial group in Japan, has announced a policy of not extending loans to borrowers that are involved in the development, production or possession of nuclear weapons. The statement, the first of its kind … Continue reading

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[Sign Petition] International Solidarity Statement in Support of Jaitapur Anti-Nuclear Protest via DiaNuke.org

Please sign and circulate this international statement in solidarity with the grassroots protests in Jaitapur, India, which is ongoing for more than a decade. This week, people of Jaitapur are organising a massive ‘jail bharo’ (court voluntary arrest) protest amid … Continue reading

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Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear deal via The Guardian

Winners of the world’s leading environmental award faced down Vladimir Putin and the country’s recently deposed leader, Jacob Zuma, to overturn a multibillion-dollar nuclear deal Two grassroots women activists – one black, one white – stand together against two of … Continue reading

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Pressure Mounts on Japan to Join the Nuclear Ban Treaty via InDepthNews

TOKYO (IDN) – Japan is coming under pressure from within to sign and ratify the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty, which acknowledges the “unacceptable suffering” of the hibakusha – survivors of hitherto the first ever atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki … Continue reading

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How Fukushima turned a nuclear advocate into an antinuclear champion via Christian Science Monitor

APRIL 11, 2018  FLAMANVILLE, FRANCE—Trading “le nucléaire” for renewables is a tough sell in the planet’s most nuclear-dependent nation. Naoto Kan came to France anyway. The once pro-nuclear former prime minister who led Japan through the Fukushima nuclear disaster recently made … Continue reading

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Anti-nuclear group seeks to halt Fermi 3 plant via Blade

NEWPORT, Mich. — A national anti-nuclear group is trying to get the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its objection to DTE Energy’s license to build a Fermi 3 nuclear plant at some point in the future if the utility ever … Continue reading

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Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant via Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria is planning to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks atomic plant, it said on Monday, not viewing nuclear energy as the way to combat climate change or as being in the … Continue reading

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