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National Nuclear Organizations

All Purpose - each link in turn has recommended contact information

Beyond Nuclear  http://www.beyondnuclear.org/

Committee to Bridge the Gap http://www.committeetobridgethegap.org/

Greenpeace http://greenpeaceusa.org/ 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 http://www.nirs.org 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  http://www.psr.org/

Public Citizen’s Critical Mass Energy Project 
http://www.citizen.org/cmep/energy_enviro_nuclear/nuclear_power_plants/ Energy branch of Public citizen. Site contains alerts, fact sheets, and lots of information.
Public Citizen, EYE ON ENERGY, monthly news updates www.EyeOnEnergy.org

Project on Government Oversight http://www.pogo.org/ Government Watch dogs; detailed research on status security and federal oversight.

Three Mile Island Alert   http://www.tmia.com/


Union of Concerned Scientists http://www.UCSUSA.org 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 http://allthingsnuclear.org/


Chernobyl today, a photo documentary http://www.kiddofspeed.com/  

More Technically Orientated Sites

Institute Energy and Environmental Research http://www.ieer.org Expert technical analysis and research on nuclear-related issues.

Institute for Energy and Environment Programs
http://www.irss-usa.org/pages/energyprograms.html#enepo 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.


Health

Committee for Nuclear Responsibility http://www.ratical.com/radiation/CNR/ 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 http://www.radiation.org/ 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) http://www.noradiation.org/home/home.htm 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.
 

Security

Nuclear Control Institute http://www.nci.org/ Independent research and advocacy center specializing in problems of nuclear security.
 

Waste

Program in Science and Global Security, Princeton University
http://www.princeton.edu/~globsec/people/fvhippel_spentfuel.html Studies spent fuel hazards.

Radioactive Waste Management Associates http://www.rwma.com/ 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 http://www.wittassociates.com/projects_NYdesc.html Former Director FEMA; site contains analysis Indian Point’s Emergency Preparedness Plan commissioned by the State of New York.


Sustainable Energy

Union Concerned Scientists http://www.ucsusa.org Renewable Energy Policy Project http://www.crest.org/ American Wind Energy Association http://www.awea.org/ Cape Wind http://www.capewind.org/ Sustainable Minnesota http://www.me3.org/ Rocky Mountain Institute http://www.rmi.org/

Marine Impacts

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


Regional Nuclear Organizations

Mothers for Peace http://www.mothersforpeace.org/ Works on just about everything nuclear; group centered in California.

NC Warn http://www.ncwarn.org/  A nonprofit group in North Carolina; very valuable site on security and waste storage issues.

Three Mile Island Alert http://www.tmia.com/ 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 http://www.riverkeeper.org/ 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 http://www.ipsecinfo.org/  A nonprofit coalition of 69 member groups fighting Indian Point Nuclear Power Station.
 

Groups Opposing Re-licensing NJ Nuclear Reactors

Unplug Salem http://www.unplugsalem.org/ A nonprofit group in New Jersey working against re-licensing Salem NPS

Jersey Shore Nuclear Watch http://www.jerseyshorenuclearwatch.org/ A nonprofit group in New Jersey working against re-licensing Oyster Creek NPS.


New England Nuclear Organizations

Citizens Awareness Network http://www.nukebusters.org/  New England-based grassroots anti-nuclear group; national and regional issues.

C-10 Research and Education Foundation http://www.c-10.org  Established 1991 to address the health and safety issues related to the Seabrook.
Cape Downwinders http://www.nuclearrisk.com/ A nonprofit group assessing impact Pilgrim on Cape Cod.

New England Coalition http://www.necnp.org/main.php
NEC has opposed the Nuclear Industry in New England and provided education and resources for safe, clean, and healthy alternatives to nuclear power.

Local

http://www.plymouthmass.org    A nonprofit, Plymouth–based forum for concerned citizens to speak out about Pilgrim.


Government

Congressman Edward Markey http://www.house.gov/markey/

Government Accounting Office http://www.gao.gov/ 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 http://www.nrc.gov
 

National Academy of Sciences http://dels.nas.edu/sfs/ Link for review of spent fuel hazards.

National Intelligence Council http://fas.org/irp/nic/ 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 http://state.nv.us/nucwaste/ 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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