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National Nuclear Organizations

All Purpose - each link in turn has recommended contact information

Beyond Nuclear

Committee to Bridge the Gap

Greenpeace Site contains alerts, articles, audio—Risky Business –The Probability and Consequences of a Nuclear Accident, Sandia National Lab Report, 1982 -it's all here.

Nuclear Information and Resource Service National information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues.

Physicians for Social Responsibility

Public Citizen’s Critical Mass Energy Project Energy branch of Public citizen. Site contains alerts, fact sheets, and lots of information.
Public Citizen, EYE ON ENERGY, monthly news updates

Project on Government Oversight Government Watch dogs; detailed research on status security and federal oversight.

Three Mile Island Alert

Union of Concerned Scientists UCS is an independent nonprofit alliance of more than 100,000 concerned citizens and scientists. We augment rigorous scientific analysis with innovative thinking and committed citizen advocacy to build a cleaner, healthier environment and a safer world. Also see UCS' Blog

Chernobyl today, a photo documentary  

More Technically Orientated Sites

Institute Energy and Environmental Research Expert technical analysis and research on nuclear-related issues.

Institute for Energy and Environment Programs Conducts technical and policy research and public education, with the objective of promoting international security and sustainable use of natural resources. Dr. Gordon Thompson is the director.


Committee for Nuclear Responsibility Actually, this site is run by the RatHaus, but it contains the pioneering and essential work on radiation health hazards conducted by Dr. John Gofman. New pieces are added regularly.

Radiation and Public Health Project A nonprofit educational and scientific organization, established by scientists and physicians dedicated to understanding the relationships between low-level, nuclear radiation and public health.

Standing for Truth about Radiation (STAR) A Long Island, NY-based group concerned especially about the Millstone reactors and Brookhaven National Laboratory. They also are involved with radiation and health issues generally.


Nuclear Control Institute Independent research and advocacy center specializing in problems of nuclear security.


Program in Science and Global Security, Princeton University Studies spent fuel hazards.

Radioactive Waste Management Associates Technically a company, not a grassroots group; consults to many grassroots groups; home to some of the most expert info on radioactive waste.

Emergency Planning

James Lee Witt Associates Former Director FEMA; site contains analysis Indian Point’s Emergency Preparedness Plan commissioned by the State of New York.

Sustainable Energy

Union Concerned Scientists Renewable Energy Policy Project American Wind Energy Association Cape Wind Sustainable Minnesota Rocky Mountain Institute

Marine Impacts

Licensed to Kill: How the nuclear power industry destroys endangered marine wildlife and ocean habitat to save money Study done by Nuclear Information Resource Service and Safe Energy Council, complete report.

Regional Nuclear Organizations

Mothers for Peace Works on just about everything nuclear; group centered in California.

NC Warn  A nonprofit group in North Carolina; very valuable site on security and waste storage issues.

Three Mile Island Alert Site contains information on the 1979 Three Mile Island accident and its aftermath, including info on new studies indicating health effects were much more severe than previously believed; also alerts and other materials on a variety of nuclear issues.

Groups Opposing Indian Point Nuclear Power Station, New York

Riverkeeper A nonprofit, NY group focused on environmental impacts to the Hudson River; site contains reports and materials regarding their litigation on once through cooling; also it is the main site for citizens opposing Indian Point NPS.

Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition  A nonprofit coalition of 69 member groups fighting Indian Point Nuclear Power Station.

Groups Opposing Re-licensing NJ Nuclear Reactors

Unplug Salem A nonprofit group in New Jersey working against re-licensing Salem NPS

Jersey Shore Nuclear Watch A nonprofit group in New Jersey working against re-licensing Oyster Creek NPS.

New England Nuclear Organizations

Citizens Awareness Network  New England-based grassroots anti-nuclear group; national and regional issues.

C-10 Research and Education Foundation  Established 1991 to address the health and safety issues related to the Seabrook.
Cape Downwinders A nonprofit group assessing impact Pilgrim on Cape Cod.

New England Coalition
NEC has opposed the Nuclear Industry in New England and provided education and resources for safe, clean, and healthy alternatives to nuclear power.

Local    A nonprofit, Plymouth–based forum for concerned citizens to speak out about Pilgrim.


Congressman Edward Markey

Government Accounting Office Examples 2004 reports: GAO-03-426 ] Spent Nuclear Fuel: Options Exist to Further Enhance Security
[GAO-03-752 ] Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Oversight of Security at Commercial Nuclear Power Plants Needs to Be Strengthened
[GAO-04-32 ] Nuclear Regulation: NRC Needs More Effective Analysis to Ensure Accumulation of Funds to Decommission Nuclear Power Plants [GAO-03-826T ] Nuclear Waste: Preliminary Observations on the Quality Assurance Program at the Yucca Mountain Repository

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

National Academy of Sciences Link for review of spent fuel hazards.

National Intelligence Council The National Intelligence Council (NIC) is best known as the organization that produces National Intelligence Estimates, which are intelligence community-wide forecasts of issues and challenges facing the security of the United States. The NIC reports to the Director of Central Intelligence in his capacity as head of the intelligence community.

State of Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects What’s News provides daily listing of articles on nuclear issues appearing in the national and international press and government agencies.


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