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Information and Links on Nuclear Waste Policy

Here are useful resources:

Mt Protectors Campaign:

On Facebook: a group – Mountain Protectors Action Alliance

Nuclear Information and Resource Service –


see recent Alerts here:

Join the list here:

 Limited messages – each with an ACTION (email link to press, or call to make with the phone number and talking points)


Radiation – why this waste matters to you!

FACT SHEETS —  (radioactive waste, radiation, nuclear reactors)


National Nuclear Waste Policy

The Secretary of Energy’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future:

Grassroots activist response to BRC research questions:



Info on Nuclear Transports in WNC

Reports by formerly active group “Common Sense at the Nuclear Crossroads” –

Series of articles on so-called “low-level” waste transports:

Recent CLEAR CHANNEL Radio interview on the issue:

Our Southern Community radio archive of Green drinks presentation on both Fukushima accident (this event was in March) and also waste policy —

Terrific graphic comparing new nuke to energy upgrades for houses – 90 TIMES more jobs and ½ the cash outlay to save as much as the nuke would make!


Mary Olson

Nuclear Information and Resource Service

Southeast Office  *  PO Box 7586  Asheville, NC  28802

828-252-8409     cell 828-242-5621


“Until we know how to safely dispose of the radioactive materials generated by nuclear plants, we should postpone these activities so as not to cause further harm to future generations. To do otherwise is simply an immoral act, and that is my belief, both as a scientist and as a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing.”

— Dr Shoji Sawada

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