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Subsidies

The nuclear industry has been heavily subsidized throughout its 50+-year history in the U.S. It continues to seek the lion's share of federal funding since it cannot otherwise afford to expand.

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Saturday
Jul112009

Nuclear Subsidies - An Outline 

Read this brief overview of nuclear subsidies prepared by Kevin Kamps for a May 2009 forum hosted by the League of Women Voters in Maryland.

Saturday
Jul112009

Energy Bank could fund nuclear power 

On June 16, 2009 a coalition of 17 national environmental groups, including Beyond Nuclear, wrote a letter to the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee urging that "Clean Energy Deployment Administration" funding be prioritized for energy technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions most quickly and cost effectively, thus barring incredibly slow and astronomically expensive new atomic reactors. See the letter here.

Help stop new nuclear reactors. To learn more about the similarities and differences between the U.S. House and Senate versions of the so-called "Clean Energy Bank" proposals, see the following analysis by Michele Boyd of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Saturday
Jul112009

May 2009 group letter to Congress opposing amendments to the 2009 Energy Bill that would subsidize nuclear power

The group letter, signed by Beyond Nuclear, urges Members to oppose the Murkowski amendments and all amendments that would further subsidize the nuclear industry or establish reprocessing and "temporary" storage of radioactive waste. 

Wednesday
Apr152009

Beyond Nuclear and allies urge blocking of nuclear subsidies

On April 15th, Beyond Nuclear and allies urged the Senate and House Budget Committee members to block funding for new reactor subsidies, as well as radioactive waste reprocessing, in their imminent Budget Resolution Conference Committee.

Environmental groups also sent a strong letter of opposition to the Lieberman-Warner climate change legislation.

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