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Emergency Declared at Millstone Double – Nuke Emergency Shutdown
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COALITION PROPOSES MILLSTONE WATER TAX FOR POLLUTING AND HEATING OF LONG ISLAND SOUND
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Dominion Keeps a Big Bad Secret: Millstone’s Main Radiation Monitor Broke Down
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EPA Dramatically Weakens Radiation Protection
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ON FUKUSHIMA ANNIVERSARY: TIME TO INVESTIGATE GINA McCARTHY
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Fukushima Two Years On: Radiation Effects Widely Seen in Children
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Gina McCarthy: Investigate- Not Nominate
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Barry Commoner, 1917-2012
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Katie Recognized and Remembered at U.S. Capitol Rally
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Millstone Foiled by Its Own Hot Water: Unit 2 Shuts Because of Overheated Long Island Sound

COALITION PROPOSES MILLSTONE WATER TAX FOR POLLUTING AND HEATING OF LONG ISLAND SOUND

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 Contact: Nancy Burton Tel. 203-938-3952 NancyBurtonCT@aol.com Dominion’s Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford sucks in 1.3 million gallons of water per minute from the Long Island Sound to cool its nuclear reactors. That’s 6.8 trillion gallons per year. The water is discharged to the Sound laced with traces of toxic and radioactive[...]

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Dominion Keeps a Big Bad Secret: Millstone’s Main Radiation Monitor Broke Down

Dominion’s proper operation of Millstone’s tall, red-and-white radiation stack – a landmark for boaters and aviators alike – is its pledge to the community that it is protecting families from high doses of radiation. (Millstone’s nuclear reactors are designed to continuously release lower doses of radiation to the air and water and they do.) If[...]

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EPA Dramatically Weakens Radiation Protection

For Immediate Release Contacts: Dan Hirsch Committee to Bridge the Gap 831 336 8003 Diane D’Arrigo Nuclear Information and Resource Service 301 270 6477 x 15 April 15, 2013 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is publishing in the Federal Register today controversial new Protective Action Guides (PAGs) for responding to radioactive releases. EPA says[...]

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ON FUKUSHIMA ANNIVERSARY: TIME TO INVESTIGATE GINA McCARTHY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 11, 2013 Contact: Nancy Burton, NancyBurtonCT@aol.com Gina McCarthy’s release of only four emails concerning the Fukushima nuclear disaster in response to a Freedom of Information request – two on March 11, 2011, when it began and two a day later, both heavily redacted – raise grounds for her investigation, not nomination,[...]

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Fukushima Two Years On: Radiation Effects Widely Seen in Children

Fukushima is already harming our children Harvey Wasserman March 10, 2013 Thyroid abnormalities have now been confirmed among tens of thousands of children downwind from Fukushima. They are the first clear sign of an unfolding radioactive tragedy that demands this industry be buried forever. Two years after Fukushima exploded, three still-smoldering reactors remind us that[...]

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Gina McCarthy: Investigate- Not Nominate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 1, 2013 Contact: Nancy Burton, NancyBurtonCT@aol.com Gina McCarthy is being talked about as a possible successor to Lisa Jackson, who announced her intention to resign as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator on December 27, 2012. (See The Wall Street Journal, “The Next Lisa Jackson,” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324669104578206011318198152.html.) Jackson will exit the post in January.[...]

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Barry Commoner, 1917-2012

“Scientist, and Planet Earth’s Lifeguard” NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/02/us/barry-commoner-dies-at-95.html?hpw “He found his political voice when he encountered the indifference of government authorities to the high levels of strontium 90 in the atmosphere from atomic tests. Quite simply, he said in an interview with The Chicago Tribune in 1993, ‘The Atomic Energy Commission turned me into an[...]

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Katie Recognized and Remembered at U.S. Capitol Rally

Katie the Goat was recognized and remembered at a nationally-sponsored rally to end nuclear power and nuclear weapons at the U.S. Capitol on September 20, 2012. Nancy Burton, Katie’s caretaker, addressed the rally of C.A.N. (Coalition Against Nukes), telling national anti-nuclear leaders and grassroots activists gathered from across the country about Katie’s radiation monitoring near[...]

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Millstone Foiled by Its Own Hot Water: Unit 2 Shuts Because of Overheated Long Island Sound

Since 1970, the Millstone N uclear Power Station has continuously pumped a hot water plume of billions of gallons of water per day into the Long Island Sound through its once-through cooling system. For the past decade, the Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone has advocated for Millstone’s conversion to a closed cooling system which would not[...]

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