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13 Tons of Plutonium Sit at SC Savannah River Site

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 […]

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Nukes -Dangerous, Expensive, & Cause Weapons Proliferation

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)

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Protest EPA Plans to Allow Higher Radiation Levels

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.

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Good News! Diabolo Nuclear Plant Will Be Shut Down

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 […]

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Hanford Nuclear Tanks Leak – More Dangerous Waste than Fukashima

 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.

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