Physicians for Social Responsibility Organizers of
the campaign to shut down the Columbia Generating Station
(formerly WPPSS Nuclear Plant 2)
Information and Resource Service (NIRS)
is a national information and networking center for citizens and
environmental activists concerned about nuclear power,
radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. NIRS initiates large-scale organizing and public education
campaigns on specific issues, such as preventing
construction of new reactors, radioactive waste
transportation, deregulation of radioactive materials, and
more. Its international programs and affiliation with
(World Information Service on Energy) mean that its network spans more than a
dozen offices and programs around the globe.
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See the WISE publication Nuclear Monitor
aims to educate and activate the public about
the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons
and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future. Beyond
Nuclear advocates for an energy future that is sustainable,
benign and democratic. The Beyond Nuclear team works with
diverse partners and allies to provide the public,
government officials, and the media with the critical
information necessary to move humanity toward a world beyond
nuclear. On that page you can sign up for their e-mailed Bulletin.
to stop construction of new nuclear reactors and to close
those now in operation.
Union of Concerned Scientists
UCS has worked for decades to educate policy makers and the
public about nuclear power. UCS experts have testified
before Congress, provided safety instruction to NRC
staffers, and appeared on national television and radio
programs to offer a scientifically grounded perspective that
will help shape better policy.
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Natural Resources Defense Council
New nuclear power plants are unlikely to
provide a significant fraction of future U.S. needs for
low-carbon energy. NRDC favors more practical, economical
and environmentally sustainable approaches to reducing both
U.S. and global carbon emissions, focusing on the widest
possible implementation of end-use energy-efficiency
improvements, and on policies to accelerate
commercialization of clean, flexible, renewable energy
Retiring old nuclear plants.
Why new nukes are a bad idea
Fact sheet on
nuclear power: why nuclear power doesn't make sense.
Club's Washington State Chapter calls for shutting down the
state's nuclear power plant, August 12, 2014
Short video co-produced by the Sierra Club, on the
long-term dangers of nuclear power, and the better
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Alliance for Nuclear Accountability works to find solutions that can achieve a vision of a
modern society that runs off renewable energy sources, has
verifiably dismantled the world's nuclear arsenal, and has
responsibly disposed of our nuclear waste.
No Nukes CA
Committed to shutting down Diablo Canyon reactors - sunset
for nuclear power in California.