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CRAZY TRAINS ‘A COMIN’

NEIS sponsors a week of activities against premature, hazardous radioactive waste transport through Illinois NEIS hosted a week of events and activities in response to recent House Congressional legislation that would prematurely place hazardous high-level radioactive waste (HLRW) on our roads, build expensive and unnecessary HLRW storage facilities in Texas and New Mexico, and would […]

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Ongoing Fukushima Disaster “Sanitized” for the Olympics?

August 16, 2018 Dr. Norma Field, professor emeritus of Japanese Studies at the University of Chicago, and Dr. Yuki Miyamoto, ethicist and professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University are interviewed by Jerome McDonnell on his “Worldview” program, on WBEZ-FM 91.5 public radio Chicago. The Japanese Government has been engaged in a program to dismantle […]

The Dog Days of Summer…NEIS Summer Update

It’s August already.  They don’t call this time of year “the dog days” for nothing.  After a pretty frenetic Spring, things have slowed down a bit.  But that doesn’t mean that nothing is happening.  We at NEIS are using this relatively “slow(er)” time to re-group, plan, groom and educate those who are in need of […]

“Tour the Moore” Program Introduced at Hiroshima Observance

A new NEIS “Know Nukes” program made its debut this August 6th at the Chicago Hiroshima  Anniversary Observance, held at the site of the Henry Moore Sculpture to Nuclear Power on the campus of the University of Chicago.  The site – memorialized by the world-famous sculpture — is the exact location where the Nuclear Age […]

Congressional Briefing: “Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants

Congressional Briefing: “Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants: What Congress, Federal Agencies and Communities Need to Know” WHEN:   Monday, July 16 2018   |   2 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Live webcast will be streamed at: www.eesi.org/livecast WHERE: Room HC-8, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. WHO: Mayor Al Hill, of Zion, Illinois, home of the decommissioned Zion Nuclear […]

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EDITORIAL: Time To End The Utility Bailout Nonsense

  When he was 11, my stepson taught me one of the most valuable Life-lessons I’ve learned when he said, “You know Dave, man isn’t a “rational” animal.  He’s a “rationalizing” one!” Truer words have never been spoken when examining the nonsense rationalizations being paraded around by execs of unprofitable electric utilities and their governmental […]