Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility Media Release

Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility Media Release

In spite of a disappointing ruling by a US Judge on Thursday afternoon, February 2, public opposition remains to an unprecedented plan to ship 23,000 litres (6000 gallons) of intensely radioactive liquid from Chalk River, Ontario, to the Savannah River Site in South Carolina – a distance of over 2000 kilometres.

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Fairewinds Energy Education Comments on "Consent Based Nuclear Siting"

Fairewinds Energy Education Comments on "Consent Based Nuclear Siting"

Fairewinds submitted its comment to the United States Department of Energy regarding its "Consent based siting" process. “Consent based siting” is the process proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE) to locate radioactive waste dump sites around the US.  Fairewinds Energy Education believes that such a process is biased against communities struggling financially due to factory closings and the global economy. 

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Fairewinds Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Changes to the Protective Action Guidelines (PAG)

Fairewinds Comments on the EPA’s Proposed Changes to the Protective Action Guidelines (PAG)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new radiation limits for the public that are at least twenty-five times higher than current exposure limits. These new guidelines would substantially increase the amount of radiation people can ingest the days and years following an atomic disaster. The EPA’s announcement was open for public comment until July 25. This is Fairewinds' brief report on the issue submitted to the EPA.

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The Nationwide Failures of Decommissioning Regulation: Decommissioning Trust Funds or Slush Funds?

The Nationwide Failures of Decommissioning Regulation: Decommissioning Trust Funds or Slush Funds?

Fairewinds Energy Education has submitted a new decommissioning report entitled: The Nationwide Failures of Decommissioning Regulation: Decommissioning Trust Funds or Slush Funds? to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). 

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