Category - World News

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Forbes: Fukushima Monkeys Born With Undersized Brains
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Coalition Joins Beyond Nuclear Petition Seeking Immediate Emergency Shutdown of Millstone Unit 2 Over Reports of Potential Vulnerability Of Its French-Built Pressurizer
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January 20, 2017
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Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator: Please respond to our request!
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Thank You First Lady Michelle Obama: Now May Your Impassioned Work for Women and Girls Continue!
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Indian Point Nuke to Shut Down! Let’s Make Millstone Next!
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Reversed! CT Supreme Court Reverses Superior Court; Clears Path For Activists To Nullify Millstone Water Discharge Permit
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‘Stop Fukushima Freeways’ Campaign Kicks Off:
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“Act Now” we need radiation standards to protect the most vulnerable: our children.
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Fukushima + 4

Coalition Joins Beyond Nuclear Petition Seeking Immediate Emergency Shutdown of Millstone Unit 2 Over Reports of Potential Vulnerability Of Its French-Built Pressurizer

“Consequences of a defective pressurizer could be catastrophic” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2017 Contact: Nancy Burton/NancyBurtonCT@aol.com The Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone has joined Beyond Nuclear in petitioning the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to impose an immediate shutdown of Millstone Unit 2 in Waterford over disclosures of a potentially defective pressurizer, a safety-critical component. The[...]

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Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator: Please respond to our request!

To Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator: There’s Still Time to Respond to Our December 27, 2012 FOIA Request About Fukushima Monitoring! Please Do! We were alarmed to learn of the broken-down, volunteer-run ramshackle radiation monitoring system you oversaw in the days following the triple nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in March 2011. Despite its gross limitations and[...]

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Reversed! CT Supreme Court Reverses Superior Court; Clears Path For Activists To Nullify Millstone Water Discharge Permit

For Release December 13, 2016 Contact: Nancy Burton NancyBurtonCT@aol.com The Connecticut Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision on the Millstone nuclear power station Clean Water Act permit, clearing the path for activists to nullify the permit on environmental grounds at an upcoming hearing. The Waterford CT nuclear power plant’s Units 2 and 3[...]

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‘Stop Fukushima Freeways’ Campaign Kicks Off:

New Maps Show Connecticut Would Be a Corridor For Extremely Dangerous and Radioactive Nuclear Waste Shipments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2015Contact: Nancy Burton Tel. 203-313-1510 NancyBurtonCT@aol.comMary Olson (NIRS) maryo@nirs.org/828-252-8409/828-242-5621(cell) More than 1,600 shipments of high-level nuclear waste would cross through Connecticut if plans for the country’s first nuclear waste repository in Nevada move forward.[...]

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“Act Now” we need radiation standards to protect the most vulnerable: our children.

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering rewriting its radiation exposure regulations, which currently do not protect developing children or pregnancy. These life stages are known to be uniquely vulnerable to radiation, and protecting them will protect everyone. Tell NRC to protect the most vulnerable from radiation exposure. Deadline is Monday, June 22, 2015.[...]

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Fukushima + 4

On March 11, 2011, at 14:46 Japan Standard Time, a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Japan with the hypocenter 80 miles east of Sendai. Twenty minutes later, the first in a series of tsunami waves inundated a 1,200-mile swath of Japan’s northeastern coast, creating a humanitarian and material disaster. Five of[...]

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