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PRESS RELEASE: GAO Report: NRC Inadequately Addresses Climate Disruption Threat to Reactors

GAO Report: NRC Inadequately Addresses Climate Disruption Threat to Reactors CHICAGO—A Government Accountability Office Report draws conclusions about nuclear reactor operation that should make public officials, agencies and policy makers…
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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Use: INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FEST ARRIVES IN CHICAGO

INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FEST ARRIVES IN CHICAGO First visit in 13 years; First time award for “Best Young Filmmaker” Wednesday, March 27, 2024 Contact:  David Kraft,  (773)342-7650 (o); (630)506-2864 (c);  neis@neis.org                …
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NEIS ACTION ALERT – IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED MONDAY 3/11/24

NEIS FIGHTS FOR INCREASED PUBLIC VOICE ON NEW REACTORS! Witness slips needed Monday 3/11/24 to support HB5630 NEIS received word that a bill introduced by Rep. Lilian Jimenez (D.-4) --  HB 5630 -- will be up for a House Energy & Environment…
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2024 INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL IN CHICAGO - MAR. 28 - APR. 1

The 13th Annual International Uranium Film Festival will come to Chicago for the first time beginning March 28th and going through April 1st.  This inaugural visit to Chicago consisting of 16 films will be hosted by NEIS at 5 locations in the…
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Illinois Legislature Opens Nuclear Pandora’s Box

NEIS Statement on the Legislature’s Partial Repeal of Illinois’ Nuclear  Construction Moratorium, and Embrace of Small Modular Reactors Nov. 10, 2023 “Who is so deafe, or so blynde, as is hee, that wilfully will nother heare nor…
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EDITORIAL: SMNRs? Caveat emptor, Legislature!

The law provides homebuyers some assurance that sellers aren’t hiding defects or problems with the property.  Prescriptions are accompanied with a pamphlet listing all the warnings and medical contraindications for the meds.  Even car buyers…
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PRESS RELEASE: Golden Rule ends 11,000 mile journey for peace in Chicago

For Immediate Use:  Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 Contacts:  Helen Jaccard, Golden Rule Project; 206-992-6364; vfpgoldenruleproject@gmail.com Gerry Condon, 206-499-1220, projectsafehaven@hotmail.com , Captain Kiko Johnston-Kitazawa,…
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MEDIA ADVISORY: VFP Boat "Golden Rule" makes Chicago last stop on 11,000 mile voyage

For immediate use --  Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023 Contact:  Helen Jaccard, Golden Rule Project; 206-992-6364; vfpgoldenruleproject@gmail.com               David Kraft, NEIS (local contact), (773)342-7650 (o); neis@neis.org WHAT:…
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NEIS NOTES – SUMMER 2023: A victory; a challenge; and some invitations

Summer 2023:  A victory; a challenge; and invitations We had hoped to get this out to our supporters earlier, but as usual, Life intervened.  We wanted to share with you some of the amazing things that happened since we last wrote to you…
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STUNNING VICTORY! Governor Pritzker Vetoes Dangerous Nuclear Moratorium Repeal Bill

Governor Pritzker Vetoes Dangerous Nuclear Moratorium Repeal Bill CHICAGO—Much to the surprise of many, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker today vetoed SB76, a bill that was introduced to repeal the long-standing 1987 Illinois nuclear construction…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT: It’s the “11th-hour, 59th-minute” to stop nuclear moratorium repeal…

Governor Pritzker’s veto needed – YOU can make it happen! As we previously informed you, on Thursday May 18, the Illinois House passed SB76 – the repeal of the 1987 Illinois nuclear power construction Moratorium. While this was pitched…
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PRESS RELEASE -- As the World Worries About Rising Nuclear Dangers in Ukraine, NGOs Tell Biden that US Nuclear Plants Aren’t Safe from Attack

NEWS RELEASE -- For immediate release As the World Worries About Rising Nuclear Dangers in Ukraine, NGOs Tell Biden that US Nuclear Plants Aren’t Safe from Attack While IAEA Pushes to Secure Ukraine’s Beleaguered Zaporizhzhia Nuclear…
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PRESS STATEMENT On the passage of SB76 – Illinois’ Nuclear Construction Moratorium

“Illinois Just Got ‘Nuked’” This afternoon the Illinois House passed legislation to strip away a long-standing and effective means of protecting Illinois from excessive radiation hazard and abuse when it repealed the 1987 Illinois…
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ORAL TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO SB76 - The Repeal of Illinois Nuclear Construction Moratorium

ORAL TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO SB76 The Repeal of Illinois Nuclear Construction Moratorium April 18, 2023 By David A. Kraft, Director Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS) is a 42-year old nuclear watchdog, safe-energy advocacy…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT: The final battle to stop new nuclear power plants from coming to Illinois!!

The final battle to stop new nuclear power plants from coming to Illinois!! Call your State Rep ASAP, OFTEN, urging opposition to SB0076, a bill that repeals Illinois nuclear reactor construction moratorium On Tuesday April 18 the House…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT Only days left to stop new nuclear power plants from coming to Illinois!!

Call your State Rep before April 18th, urging opposition to SB0076, a bill that repeals Illinois nuclear reactor construction moratorium The final leg of the Spring legislative session begins Tuesday, April 18th.  SB76 will be up for a vote,…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT: YOU have 14 days to help stop new nuclear power plants from coming to Illinois!!

Call your State Rep before April 18th, urging opposition to SB0076, a bill that repeals Illinois nuclear reactor construction moratorium On March 30th  the Illinois Senate voted 39-13 to repeal the Illinois 1987 nuclear construction moratorium. …
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Editorial: Sabotaging CEJA – repealing Illinois nuclear construction moratorium

“Nuclear war” has broken out in Illinois – one that could result in the devastation of our economy and sabotaging of the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) renewable energy goals of 100% renewable energy by 2050. Driven largely by…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT: Nuclear moratorium-repeal bills to be voted on week of March 20th

Call your Senator and Rep, urging them to oppose HB1079 and SB0076, bills that  repeal Illinois nuclear reactor construction moratorium We have received word that the two proposed nuclear moratorium-repeal bills will come for a final floor…
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PRESS RELEASE: Illinois Senate “Kabuki Theater” Hearing Advances Nuclear Moratorium Repeal

Illinois Senate “Kabuki Theater” Hearing Advances Nuclear Moratorium Repeal CHICAGO—A Senate Energy and Public Utilities committee hearing held today advanced proposed legislation that would repeal Illinois nuclear construction moratorium,…
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ACTION ALERT -- oppose SB0076

Senate hearing scheduled! Thurs. March 9, 10 a.m.  Witness slips needed on SB0076 – attempt to repeal Illinois’ nuclear construction moratorium AND      build more Illinois nuclear plants The Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee…
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PRESS RELEASE: Nuclear “War” Returns to Illinois

CHICAGO-- A House Public Utilities committee meeting held today was the scene of the opening rounds of the next “nuclear war” in Illinois. Committee members heard testimony and voted on HB1079, introduced by Rep. Mark Walker (D. 53rd,…
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ACTION ALERT 2 HB1079 Hearing Rescheduled! Tues. Feb. 28, 2 p.m. NEW witness slips needed

The House Public Utilities Committee has re-scheduled its hearing dealing with HB1079. NEW witness slips are required and will be needed, even if you filed one last week. Last week, opponents outnumbered proponents 8 to 1.  This week, the proponents…
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NEIS ACTION ALERT They’re back! File witness slip on HB1079 – attempt to repeal Illinois’ nuclear construction moratorium

Rep. Mark Walker (D. 53rd, Arlington Heights) has once again introduced HB1079, an attempt to repeal the Illinois nuclear power plant construction moratorium. This moratorium was enacted and has insured that Illinois will not become the de…

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