The current owners of the Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant in Manitowoc are working for approval to extend the license of that facility another 30 years, which would make it 80 years old. Hannah Mortensen from Physicians for Social Responsibility — WI and Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear discuss the issues surrounding this aging facility […]
The Ohio state legislature, in a vaguely-worded bill, is proposing funding nuclear “reactor farms” using experimental technology capable of producing prodigious amounts of radioactive waste… according to Terry Lodge, attorney for the Toledo Coalition for Safe Energy. That group, along with a consortium of 56 safe energy organizations (including Beyond Nuclear in Wisconsin), are working […]
On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jan talks with Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear about some of the effects of the nuclear industry on racial inequality — from deaths from mining uranium in Africa to bombing the Japanese to storage of radioactive waste in […]
With Trump’s “Space Force” in full swing, and already a TV parody available, Professor of Journalism Karl Grossman talks about the reality and truths of weapons and warfare in space. Read more in his on-line booklet “The U.S. Space Force and the dangers of nuclear power and nuclear war in space.”
The Republican-controlled Nuclear Regulatory Commission has announced that it will move forward with temporary high-level nuclear waste storage in New Mexico, despite hazards of transportation and failure to have a long-term solution. Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear discusses the issues.
Controversy continues over centralized storage of “spent” nuclear fuel or hardened on-site storage. Kevin Kamps from “Beyond Nuclear” talks about the potential issues related to transportation of these materials on our highways, rails, and water to centralized “interim” storage facilities.