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French Uranium Spill Shows Nuclear Is Not Safe

Nov. 19, 2008 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: News Releases

Contact: Nick Berning, (202) 222-0748 With two rivers closed, spill undermines U.S. nuclear lobbyists’ claim that France is nuclear utopia FRANCE—Nearly 8,000 gallons of radioactive waste spilled from the Tricastin nuclear site Wednes...

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Nuclear Cost Approvals Should be Revoked

Nov. 18, 2008 / Posted by: admin / Categories: News Releases

Contact: Tom Clements -- 803-834-3084, cell 803-240-7268 Jim Warren -- 919-416-5077 SC, NC Commissions Are Urged to Revoke Duke Nuclear Cost Approvals Due to Design Problems, Delays Feds tell Westinghouse its design is off track; doubts over new n...

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Pro Sports Asked to Ban Gene Doping

Nov. 18, 2008 / Posted by: admin / Categories: News Releases

CONTACT: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Friends of the Earth announced today that it has sent letters to major U.S. professional sports organizations asking them to prohibit gene doping. "Altering one's genetic makeup to impact ath...

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Nuclear fuel test failure raises concerns

Nov. 18, 2008 / Posted by: admin / Categories: News Releases

CONTACT: Tom Clements, Friends of the Earth, 803-834-3084 Elliott Negin, Union of Concerned Scientists, 202-331-5439 NUCLEAR FUEL TEST FAILURE SHOULD TRIGGER SUSPENSION OF WEAPON-GRADE PLUTONIUM FUEL USE, GROUPS SAY HAZARDOUS FUEL BEHAVIOR ANOTHER...

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