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NUCLEAR POWER – TEXAS

Geothermal energy can keep the lights on in Texas Dallas Morning News / April 7, 2021 With weather-related failures in natural gas, nuclear, coal, wind and solar generation as temperatures reached record lows, the state’s power generating capacity dropped by almost 70%, creating… Read More

NUCLEAR WASTE – TEXAS/NEW MEXICO

Landgraf nuclear waste bill doesn’t ‘go far enough,’ says PBC State Representative Brooks Landgraf has filed a bill, prohibiting the storage and disposal of high-level waste in Texas. Midland Reporter-Telegram, March 5, 2021 The Permian Basin Coalition released… Read More

A Big Win for Comprehensive Cleanup in New Mexico: State sues DOE over LANL cleanup

The lawsuit notes that Nuclear Watch New Mexico previously filed a lawsuit against the DOE over its non-compliance with the 2016 Consent Order. Jay Coghlan, executive director of Nuclear Watch New Mexico, said in a statement that “What… Read More

West Texas is on track to get even more nuclear waste — thanks to the federal government

A hazardous waste disposal company in Andrews County wants to handle more dangerous levels of nuclear waste. Federal agencies are pondering new rules that could allow more of it to come to Texas. BY ERIN DOUGLAS | The Texas Tribune… Read More

Semis Hauling Millions of Radioactive Loads Across the Country

“…Charles is concerned, not only with the radiation he and other drivers may have been exposed to, but with the fallout from the radioactive rigs that continue to travel our nation’s highways.” By: Duane Pohlman, WKRC Thursday, February… Read More

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Letter to the Editor – Lon Burnam, convener of the Peace Farm board

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Thank you for publish­ing the Bloomberg News story “Iran: US must move first on nuclear deal” in Monday’s Extra Extra eEdition section. While it was critically important that President Joe Biden moved to ex­tend… Read More

The Santa Fe City resolution calling for a new site-wide environmental impact statement (SWEIS) on expanded pit production at the Los Alamos Lab has PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!

The last SWEIS was in 2008 and much has changed. A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PREPARE AND COMPLETE A NEW SITE-WIDE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY BEFORE EXPANDING PLUTONIUM PIT PRODUCTION AT… Read More

Plan to send diluted plutonium to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant moves forward

Adrian Hedden / Carlsbad Current-ArgusFebruary 8, 2021 A plan to dispose of surplus plutonium at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant through a dilution process that would reduce the waste to radiation levels allowable at the facility moved forward at the… Read More

Media Release: January 18, 2021

contact: Hon. Lon Burnam, Peace Farm (817) 721-5846 lonburnam@gmail.com | Joyce Hall, Pax Christi, 214-357-2173, hallmj@sbcglobal.net DELIVERING THE NUCLEAR BAN TREATY TO NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO MARK THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS:… Read More