On Oct. 7 about 50 hopeful persons gathered about 2 hours north of Denver at this silo that has a nuclear weapon tipped missile. They sang and prayed. They were pleased that the Nobel Peace Prize went to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons for their success in getting a UN treaty to ban […]
Get Congress or the Cabinet to invoke the 25th amendment. Pass the pass the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017. Impeach him. Pass a law that requires the approval of the Secy of Defense or the Secy of State for a nuclear first strike. https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/10/16/5-myths-about-war-north-korea-make-americans-think-they-are-safe
Over 135 countries agreed at the UN to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Two nuns, Carol Gilbert and Ardeth Platte, spoke here in Colorado recently about how young people worked very hard this year at the UN to form a coalition to produce a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Once 50 countries have […]
http://www.postandcourier.com/news/south-carolina-attorney-general-sues-federal-government-over-plutonium-at/article_6c748d84-7c48-11e7-a766-c794f1f45b13.html The US and Russia both committed to each clean up 34 tons of weapons grade plutonium. This need to be safeguarded and prevented from getting into circulation, both because it only takes a few pounds to make a bomb and also because it is deadly, and so needs to be safely stored and […]
Jim Green of Friends of the Earth writes in Counterpunch on the 6 year anniversary of Fukashima that the nuke business is sick and dying. http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/14/terminal-decline-fukushima-and-the-deepening-crisis-of-nuclear-energy (photo from the environmental justice atlas)
EPA Hid Planned Exposure Levels 1,000s of Times Safe Drinking Water Act Limits Source: RADICAL DRINKING WATER RADIATION RISE CONFIRMED IN EPA PLAN The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group is making public these secretive plans of the EPA to weaken our legal standards for radiation in our water.
California’s only nuclear power plant will be shut down and replaced with renewable energy, energy storage, and increases in energy efficiency. This is a great victory as it will make California safer by removing the risk of a nuclear accident from rising seas, an earthquake, or terrorism. Also, it was made by organizing cooperation […]
Counterpunch Story Over the years, radioactive waste has spilled at over 1000 sites at the Hanford Plant. Many of the single walled tanks have split, and one double walled tank has volatile substances breaching the inner wall.