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Monthly archive September, 2021

Urgent Action: Letter to Editor. The Reconciliation Bill is in Congress Now! Pay Attention!!

Greetings Friends, This is a critical time for passage of the Reconciliation Bill.  While many of you have been following what is happening in Congress, many more Americans have not.  It is a confusing process and our energy future for years to come hangs in the balance.  Letters to the Editor are a good way...

Letter to the Editor: The Reconciliation Bill is in Congress Now! Pay Attention!!

Why is Congressional Action all about Budget Reconciliation Now? A majority of Americans want a comprehensive infrastructure spending plan AND democracy reforms that work. This is what the Reconciliation Bill is all about. Republicans in the Senate have vowed to vote against the Voting Rights Bill and the “human infrastructure ” bill that is the cornerstone...

Stop Centralized Interim Storage. Contact Senator Feinstein and Representative Jones

The Energy bill is now being marked up in committee.  It will shape our Energy policy for years to come.  Speak out against a bill that authorizes Holtec to ship high level radioactive waste to Texas.  Texas doesn’t want it and it is our responsibility as a community to deal with it.  Stewardship not disposal!...

Action alert to share on the Texas CISF licensing and opposing end-running around the NWPA

TELL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS: DEFEND THE NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY ACT No Backdoor Authorization of Illegal Consolidated Interim Storage Facilities Through The Appropriations Process The NRC is about to license a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) to store irradiated nuclear fuel, also euphemistically known as “spent” nuclear fuel or SNF. It’s located in Andrews County, Texas, on...

October 11-15: People vs. Fossil Fuels Week of Action

Dear Friends, Here is some information about the October 11- 15 action in DC that is now being planned.  Our friend and ally Ted Glick, may plan a BXE action in front of FERC.   There will be civil disobedience at some point and Ted is inviting you to think about this as a way to...

Waste Isolation Pilot Project

Hello folks. WIPP = Waste Isolation Pilot Project, a deep undreground repository for transuranic-contaminated wastes (TRU wastes). Transuranic elements are human-made radioactive materials such as plutonium, americium, neptunium, and curium, all of tnem created inside nuclear reactors when uranium atoms absorb one or more neutrons without splitting, thereby becoming heavier than uranium or “transuranic”.  These...
Oil producers push Democrats to preserve key drilling deduction

Oil producers push Democrats to preserve key drilling deduction

Oil producers are ramping up their lobbying efforts to ensure that Democrats don’t repeal a lucrative tax deduction in the $3.5 billion reconciliation bill.   The U.S. tax code allows companies to recover the cost of drilling for oil and gas and preparing oil wells for production, a provision that helps boost U.S. oil production but has...

Radioactive water from Fukushima dumped in Ocean

“Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has decided to dump contaminated water into the ocean through a tunnel 1km offshore. A senior official from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said, “If we dumped the contaminated water on the coast, the media would take video and photos of us dumping it, but if we dumped...