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NEIS Action Alert: Say “NO!” to $60+ Billion Nuke Subsidies in BBB Act

Say “NO!” to $60+ Billion Nuke Subsidies in BBB Act Congress is set to begin voting on the Build Back Better Act as early as this week.  Huge subsidies for nuclear and fossil fuels are imbedded in a so-called climate bill.  It’s up…
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PRESS RELEASE: Build Back Better Act: Climate Salvation? Or Trojan Horse? --details reveal massive spending on “false climate solutions”

PRESS RELEASE Build Back Better Act: Climate Salvation? Or Trojan Horse? Devils in the details reveal massive spending on “false climate solutions,” safe-energy advocates reveal WASHINGTON, D.C.:  Close inspection of the mark-up language…
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PRESS STATEMENT: NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR POWER BAILOUTS

PRESS STATEMENT: NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR POWER BAILOUTS Monday, September 13, 2021 Chicago – Today, hundreds of citizens around the country are contacting their elected representatives to Congress to urge them to remove…
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PRESS RELEASE: National Day of Opposition to Nuclear Bailouts in Chicago  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 13 , 2021  Chicago – On a day that saw the Illinois legislature approve another $694 million in nuclear power bailout money to profitable Exelon corporation, safe-energy activists in cities all over the country…
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ACTION ALERT -- Make calls to Congress to stop nuclear bailouts in Reconciliation Bill

Say  “NO!” to Exelon Nuclear Bailouts! $694 million from Illinois Legislature expected to pass on Monday, Sept. 13 As much as $25 BILLION could go to Exelon from Congress On Monday Sept. 13th the Illinois Legislature and Gov.…
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Letter to the Editor: Media Portrayed Opposition to Nuke Plant Bailouts Oversimplified, Incomplete

An otherwise excellent Chicago Tribune summary of the proposed Comprehensive Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CCEJA) was marred by the oversimplified one-line explanation for critics’ opposition to continued Exelon nuclear plant bailouts. …
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ILLINOIS ENERGY TRANSFORMATION #25: NUCLEAR BAILOUT UPDATES - The “Bailout Blues Show”  Continues

Sept. 3, 2021 This originally was going to be a “summer summary” of NEIS’ work.  However, the importance and prominence of the proposed nuclear bailouts at both the Illinois-State and federal levels argued for a delay of that idea,…
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PRESS RELEASE: 240+ Organizations Sign Letter Opposing Subsidies for Nuclear Power in Infrastructure Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C -- Over 240 organizations, including Friends of the Earth, Indigenous Environmental Network, Food & Water Watch, The League of Women Voters, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Public Citizen, Nuclear Information and Resource…
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ILLINOIS ENERGY TRANSFORMATION #24: “…and when the rivers don’t flow?....then what?...”

In previous installments of this series, NEIS has attempted to keep the size down to 1-2 pages max.  This issue it too important to confine to that limit. A major paper was recently released that raises a serious performance issue for those…
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THE CORROSIVE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR BAILOUTS

THE CORROSIVE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR BAILOUTS David Kraft, Director, Nuclear Energy Information Service July 15, 2021 Nuclear bailouts represent the government’s way of turning people into utility ATM machines.  At the state level, that…
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PRESS RELEASE -- Nuke Bailouts Worsen Climate Change: REPORT

REPORT: $50 BILLION NUCLEAR BAILOUT WOULD UNDERMINE BIDEN CLIMATE AND INFRASTRUCURE GOALS Economic Analysis Shows $10-50 Billion In Proposed Nuclear Subsidies Would Subvert Biden’s Infrastructure Plans; Best Investment for Jobs, Climate…
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STATEMENT ON NEW EXELON BAILOUT RANSOM PROPOSAL

Illinois Legislators should oppose Exelon’s current $700 million nuclear ransom demand.  You can’t build an energy future by bailing out the past. Recent revelations [1] that Exelon’s business partner EDF is curbing its enthusiasm…
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STATEMENT ON ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE INACTION ON ENERGY LEGISLATION

STATEMENT ON ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE INACTION  ON ENERGY LEGISLATION Tick…tick…tick… Everything in its own time.  Or so the old saying goes.  The Illinois Legislature demonstrated that old maxim once again by failing to vote…
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TAIL WAGGING THE DOG AGAIN ON ENERGY LEGISLATION

Sunday, May 30, 2021 The last phase of Exelon’s “Nuclear Hostage Crisis” is playing out in the final legislative negotiations over a comprehensive state energy future.  Once again Exelon and its labor allies are the tail attempting…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT! Illinois’ Energy Legislation Due for Completion This Week (May 10th, 2021)

Illinois’ Energy Legislation Due for Completion This Week Your LAST Chance to Tell Them What You Want! 7 competing bills; over 3,500 pages of competing legislation! This week (May 10, 2021)  the Illinois Legislature will determine…
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PRESS RELEASE: Lake Michigan Nuclear Threat -- Wisconsin group files for a hearing on the license extension of Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant

As a courtesy to our colleagues at Beyond Nuclear and those in Wisconsin attempting to protect Lake Michigan, we forward this press release. Physicians for Social Responsibility Wisconsin is announcing plans to intervene with the federal…
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Earth Week

NEIS events for Earth Week 2019 — April 22-27. Workshop with noted activist/organizer/author George Lakey to promote his new book, “HOW WE WIN: A Guide to Non-Violent Direct Action Campaigning. 
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Safe Energy Groups Call Out Lax Nuclear Oversight During Pandemic

Nuclear power plants appear to be sites of COVID-19 super-spreader events, but government regulators are ignoring the problem. So says a coalition of safe-energy advocates who have been tracking the situation. The groups obtained copies of social…
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ILLINOIS ENERGY TRANSFORMATION #19: THE COM-ED/EXELON SCANDAL: END NUCLEAR PAY-FOR-PLAY

The recent Illinois lobbying corruption scandal involving Exelon Corporation, its subsidiary Commonwealth Edison and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan demonstrate the extent to which nuclear “power” is about more than electrons. While…
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NEIS President Gail Snyder Speaks on the 75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima Bombing - NEW

[NOTE: Due to COVID, event could not be held at the University of Chicago Campus ‘Nuclear Energy’ Statue so it was held online via Zoom conference.] Good Evening, Thank you all for your concern and time regarding this issue and thank…
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NEIS Fall 2019 Review - and What's Ahead

Greetings Safe Energy Advocate – It’s now officially winter.  Both meteorologically and astronomically.  The major holidays are winding down, and we soon will face a new year.  That makes it time for NEIS to fill you in on what we’ve…
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ILLINOIS ENERGY TRANSFORMATION #15: “When (and why) nuclear supporters change their mind….”

NEIS sent the following today to Illinois state and federal legislators, as well as to its entire media list.  We share it with you now: We hope that this latest installment of our energy transformation series finds you well, and as you…
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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…

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