Fixing America’s Nuclear Waste Storage Problem

The corporations that own the nation’s nuclear reactors are stuffing about four times more spent fuel into storage pools than the pools were designed to accommodate. Here’s what we can do to fix this dangerous problem.

Nuclear Free Takoma Park Committee Spring Film and Discussion Series

Nuclear Free Takoma Park Committee Spring Film and Discussion Series

Paul Jacobs A poignant and potent political documentary that exposes the government’s suppression of the health hazards of low-level radiation. Paul Jacobs is himself a victim of lung cancer, that would kill him before this picture was finished and which his doctors believe he contracted while he was investigating nuclear policies in 1957. He interviews civilians and soldiers, survivors of nuclear experiments in the 50s and 60s, testing the effects of radiation. By the time this film was made, a lot of them had died from the radiation.

What About The Spent Fuel?

What About The Spent Fuel?

Until recently, concerns about attacks on nuclear power plants focused mainly on the vulnerability of reactors. Spent fuel ponds may be even more difficult to safeguard.

CIA: The Need for Reform

Reprimands in the Ames case prompted a mass exodus of bitter senior managers, who had refused to accept the need for punishing those who ignored the fact that a Soviet spy had contaminated the agency at the highest levels