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We are working to create a nuclear-free world

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  • Educates, activates and organizes the public on energy issues.
  • Builds and mobilizes grass-roots power and nonviolent opposition to nuclear power.
  • Advocates sustainable and ecologically sound energy alternatives.

A Mountain of Waste 70 Years High: Ending the Nuclear Age

NEIS is proud to present this permanent web page of materials resulting from the successful “A Mountain of Waste 70 Years High: Ending the Nuclear Age” conference held December 1-3, 2012 in Chicago and organized by NEIS, Beyond Nuclear, Friends of the Earth and others. Visit the page >

NEIS Latest News

“Nuclear Hotseat” Skewers U OF C’s “Nuclear Reaction” Bubble-Babble

A week after the “Nuclear Reaction” party ended at University of Chicago, and the dusty fallout from the artsy multi-colored mushroom cloud simulation settled to the Earth, producer Libbe HaLevy’s Nuclear Hotseat show took the University…

Nuclear Experts Ask: “Where Are the People?” as Nuclear Age Ends

NEIS’ “The End of the Nuclear Age: Where are the People?” week continued Thursday,  Nov. 30th,  featuring nuclear expert, engineer, and former nuclear utility vice-president Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education Corp, and…

IL Delegation: No to Yucca & CIS

The following letter and a supplemental packet of supportive information (see NEIS Literature page for some of these) was submitted by U.S. mail and e-mail to the entire Illinois Delegation to Congress today, urging them to oppose the re-start…

NEIS to IL Delegation: NO to Yucca and CIS

The following letter and a supplemental packet of supportive information (see NEIS Literature page for some of these) was submitted by U.S. mail and e-mail to the entire Illinois Delegation to Congress today, urging them to oppose the re-start…

NEIS Marches with Veterans for Peace

NEIS was honored to march with the national Veterans for Peace as part of their national conference in Chicago, Aug. 13th. The VFP theme was: “Education! NOT Militarization!” as VFP decried in insidious infiltration of all grade levels…

Chicago Hiroshima Observance

NEIS Board President Speaks at Chicago Hiroshima Observance On Sunday August 6, over 60 people gathered at the Henry Moore Sculpture to Atomic Energy on the Hyde Park campus of the University of Chicago – the place where the first human…

NEIS at Bonnie Raitt event in Chicago

The legendary entertainer, musician, and just great human being Bonnie Raitt once again invited NEIS (and 5 other cause groups she supports) to table at her concert held at Wrigley Field in Chicago on July 17th. Sharing the bill with James Taylor,…

NEIS speaks at Greenpeace NVDA training - 7/2/17

In preparation for taking on the reactionary Trump environmental agenda, Greenpeace hosted a two day training on non-violent direct action (NVDA) in Chicago, Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2 – just in time for Independence Day. Many REAL patriots…

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More than $38 billion

is spent on nuclear waste per year

57 nuclear accidents

have occurred in the US since the Chernobyl disaster

2/3

of all nuclear-related accidents have occurred in the U.S.

1000’s of years

from now nuclear waste will remain radioactive

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Action Alerts

Stop H.R. 3053

ACTION ALERT: House vote expected next week on Shimkus Bill to Re-Start Yucca Mt. A vote is finally expected on the controversial H.R. 3053, the NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY ACT AMENDMENTS OF 2017.  This bill is authored by Rep. John Shimkus…

Shimkus Bill Re-Starts Yucca Mt.

ACTION ALERT! – Stop H.R. 3053 – Shimkus Bill Re-Starts Yucca Mt., build CIS facilities; House vote expected next week A vote is finally expected on the controversial H.R. 3053, the NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY ACT AMENDMENTS OF 2017.  This…

Stop Pro-Yucca Mt./CIS Bills

ACTION ALERT! – Stop H.R. 3053 – Shimkus Bill to Re-Start Yucca Mt., build CIS facilities; House vote expected next week;  also Support H.R. 3671 – Tulsi Gabbard’s 100% Renewables Bill Oppose H.R. 3053: This bill would provide…