Tag Archives: Uranium

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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Take uranium contamination off our land, Navajos urge federal nuclear officials via New Mexico In Depth

The gale-force winds that swept across New Mexico on Friday, driving fires and evacuations, gave Diné residents in a small western New Mexico community an opportunity to demonstrate first hand the danger they live with every day. Nuclear Regulatory Commission … Continue reading

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100 people with rare cancers who attended same NJ high school demand answers via Fox News

By April 11, Al Lupiano had heard from more than 100 former Colonia High School attendees who had been diagnosed with rare cancers By Audrey Conklin A single New Jersey man has uncovered a medical mystery apparently linking 100 people diagnosed with rare cancers to … 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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Rosatom’s woes before and beyond the war: implications of Russia’s embattled nuclear industry via DiaNuke.org

Editor’s note: In this article, Pinar Demircan examines the present Russian occupation of Ukraine as one that signifies the dead end of capitalism. The author argues that foreign dependency has made even the Russian nuclear industry giant Rosatom aggressive and vulnerable … Continue reading

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India has long suppressed antinuclear activism. Still, activists persist. via Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

By Urvashi Sarkar | December 17, 2021 In Southeast India, in the dense interior of the Nallamala Hills, deciduous trees, shrubs, and brambles sprawl over the undulating land of the Amrabad Tiger sanctuary. Here, 14 tigers  prowl the jungle with boars, sloth bears, and … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ Fast Nuclear Reactor: Will It Bomb? via The National Interest

The principal reason for preferring fast reactors, historically the only reason, is to gain the ability to breed plutonium. Thus, the reactor would make and reuse massive quantities of material that could also be used as nuclear explosives in warheads. by Victor Gilinsky Henry Sokolski … Continue reading

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Iran starts building underground nuclear facility: IAEA via Aljazeera

UN’s atomic watchdog confirms Iran has started building an underground centrifuge assembly plant. Inspectors from the United Nations’ atomic watchdog have confirmed Iran has started building an underground centrifuge assembly plant after its previous one exploded in what Tehran called … Continue reading

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The Biggest Radioactive Spill in US History via Vox

How the US poisoned Navajo Nation. As World War Two was ending, the growing nuclear arms race put the US in need of uranium. It turned to Navajo Nation, where the uranium mining industry thrived for four decades — but … Continue reading

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Uranium Atlas 2020 via Nuclear Free Future Foundation, Rosa-Luxemburg-Siftung, Beyond Nuclear, and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

The Uranium Atlas is free to download or to post to your website. View or download here. The Uranium Atlas tells the global story of uranium through maps, graphics and narratives covering every phase of the uranium fuel chain. The raw … Continue reading

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