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Nuclear Waste

Along with the well-known lack of any solution for disposing of “spent” fuel rods and “low-level” radioactive waste, a more immediate concern is that U.S. nuclear plants are storing thousands of tons of spent fuel in an extremely dangerous manner: high-density cooling pools (right)

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Highlights of Report on Spent Fuel – National Academy of Sciences

Safety & Security of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Public Report, National Academy of Sciences,…

NRC Withholds Study Damaging to Industry – News Release by Nuclear Security Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         March 16, 2005 Contacts:  Jim Warren, NC WARN 919-416-5077, David Lochbaum, Union…

Could a NC Nuclear Accident Affect You?

View map of 50 mile radius around Shearon Harris

NRC Blasted for Subverting Science on Cooling Pool Hazards – News Release by NC WARN

NEWS RELEASE May 21, 2003 919-416-5077 NRC Blasted for Subverting Science on Cooling Pool Hazards…

UNC Researchers: Harris Disaster Could Impact 2 Million – News Release by Orange County Citizens for Nuclear Safety

ORANGE COUNTY CITIZENS FOR NUCLEAR SAFETY (OCCNS) News Release February 5, 2003 NUCLEAR RELEASE AT…

27 Attorney Generals Urge Security Upgrades for N-plants, Waste Pools

STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL A Communication From the Chief Legal Officers of the following States:   Arizona…

Low-Level Waste Dump

After celebrating the final defeat of North Carolina's 12-year effort to license an ill-conceived seven-state nuclear waste dump, NC WARN has been working with the NC Radiation Protection Commission to help craft state policy for the long-term management of "low-level" radioactive waste. The RPC was instructed to make a recommendation to the NC General Assembly in May of 2000. We’re happy to report that “No dump” is the recommendation — at least for now.

Risks of Harris Waste Pools – Report for Orange Co. by Gordon Thompson

Institute for resource and Security Studies 27 Ellsworth Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA Phone: (617)…

Tell Duke Energy: Get on the Right Side of Climate History!

See the letter 36 organizations sent to Duke Energy. Then take action:

1. Tell Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good to cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and help avert climate chaos:
ceo@duke-energy.com
(704) 594-6200
526 S. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28202
tweet @DukeEnergy #ClimateAction

2. Have your organization or business endorse the letter to Duke CEO Good.

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Emergency Methane Action

Watch press conference at the Governor's office in Raleigh on June 15, 2017 featuring Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, president of the NC NAACP.
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