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Advocates demand halt to uranium mine near the Grand Canyon via Salon

By Matthew Rozsa he Grand Canyon truly lives up to its name, being the largest canyon on Earth and one of the most popular national parks in America. But due to uranium mining in the area, some advocates are warning … Continue reading

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A million tons of radioactive waste next to the Ottawa River? You Must Be Kidding via Sierra Club Canada

By Ole Hendrickson, Chair of Board of the Sierra Club Canada Foundation The Sierra Club Canada Foundation is condemning a Government of Canada decision to allow 80 years’ worth of its accumulated radioactive waste to be put in a gigantic … Continue reading

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The power of the sun via Beyond Nuclear International

Indian community will go net zero using radioactive waste funds By Linda Pentz Gunter What do you do if you are the decades-long reluctant custodians of high-level radioactive waste from reactors that don’t even provide your electricity? That is the … Continue reading

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Why the Debate Over Russian Uranium Worries U.S. Tribal Nations via New York Times

By Simon Romero KAIBAB NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. — After Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the United States slapped bans on Russian energy sources from oil to coal. But one critical Russian energy import was left alone: uranium, which the United … Continue reading

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A fight for homeland: ‘From Hiroshima to Fukushima’ illustrates the history of nuclear desecration via Beyond Nuclear International

By Candyce Paul Sam Kerson first approached us nearly a decade ago offering to share some linocut prints with us. At that time we, the Committee for Future Generations, were embattled by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization. We are the Poplar/Aspen Tree … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Doesn’t Belong in the Green New Deal via Truthout

By Linda Pentz Gunter Amid rising public outcry over government inaction toward the climate crisis, the nuclear power industry has attempted to advertise itself as “zero emissions,” “carbon-free” and even “renewable” in order to convince politicians and the public that … Continue reading

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The nation’s last uranium mill plans to import Estonia’s radioactive waste via High Country News

By Jessica Douglas […] “A lot of people don’t understand what we go through here in our community,” Badback said. “We want the mill to close. We want them to clean it up.” Badback sounds frustrated and fatigued; at 48, … Continue reading

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Nuclear waste and environmental justice via C-10 Research and Education Foundation

As an organization concerned with the health and safety of people and the natural environment, C-10 understands that the wellbeing of our own community and the energy generated to support our regional economy is inextricably linked to the people and … Continue reading

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Plutonium Pit Production Lawsuit: Jay Coughlin, Marylia Kelley, Tom Clements – NH #523 via Nuclear Hotseat

Listen Here: Audio Player00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Podcast: Download This Week’s SPECIAL Feature: It’s not often that I prep a show’s interviews and then throw them out on Tuesday morning because something more important has happened … Continue reading

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Young Marshallese Advocate For Nuclear Justice via Honolulu Civil Beat

By Jon Letman / March 17, 2021 This week poets, tribal elders, military veterans and members of the U.S. Congress will join the president of the Republic of the Marshall Islands David Kabua for Washington-Marshall Islands Nuclear Remembrance Week. The six-day virtual event is … Continue reading

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