Tag Archives: nuclear energy

Fukushima Plant Is Releasing 770,000 Tons of Radioactive Water Into the Pacific Ocean

A special concern with tritiated water is that, when ingested by pregnant women, it can pass through the placenta and affect the fetus.

Nuclear America: Special Report (Video)

From the Hanford Site in Washington state to Indian Point in New York, the disastrous conditions at America’s nuclear facilities has been raising concerns over the last year. RT America takes a close look at the state of US’s nukes.

Joe Scarry: Unfinished Business in Chicago (Nuclear Disarmament, that is)

Read the Spring 2015 Call to Action and commit.  Find activists near you and organize! (See Peace Action affiliates and  Campaign Nonviolence coordinators).  By Joe Scarry  JoeScarryBlogspot  January 6, 2015 Several days after the 9/11 attacks in 2001, I returned from northern New Jersey to Chicago. I remember looking up at skyscrapers like the Sears Tower […]

Polly Mann: Melt-Down or Revival of Critical Thinking?

    By Polly Mann   WomenAgainstMilitaryMadnessNewsletter  March/April 2014 For more than 30 years, nuclear power appeared to be on the wane in the U.S. Although some existing plants did increase their capacities through refurbishing, most new construction that occurred after the 1979 partial meltdown at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania had been approved prior to the incident. […]