For 40 years, Friends of the Earth has been a leading voice in the U.S. opposing nuclear reactors. We must move beyond this dangerous and dirty technology to the clean renewable energy and efficiency technologies of the 21st century.
Friends of the Earth’s nuclear campaign works to reduce risks for people and the environment by supporting efforts to close existing nuclear reactors and fighting proposals to design and build new ones.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Ignoring longstanding precedents, statutes and regulations, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission today gave Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) the greenlight to operate California’s last remaining nuclear plant for up to 20 years without a safety review or a license renewal. In…
Technical staff at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) refused a request by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to resume reviewing a 2009 license renewal application the company formally withdrew from NRC consideration in 2018.
San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace, Friends of the Earth and Environmental Working Group filed a legal petition asserting that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) does not have legal authority to extend the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant’s operating licenses past its scheduled shutdown dates in 2024.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is many things at once. The good and the bad all need to be considered together.
Dave was a giant in the fight against climate change and nuclear power. His lasting legacy will be the green energy “seeds” he planted across the country and the communities that are safer from his successful efforts to shutdown nuclear power and fossil fuel plants. He was a force for…
The Green New Deal resolution is a bold and necessary path forward to tackle the climate crisis. To be successful, it must leave nuclear power behind.
For 40 years, Turkey Point has been contaminating the Biscayne aquifer — the source of most of the drinking water used in South Florida.
Friends of the Earth is committed to fighting against the Trump Administration’s dangerous, misguided policies on coal and nuclear power.
Since Friends of the Earth was founded 40 years ago, we have been the United States’ leading voice opposing nuclear energy and exposing the real dangers of nuclear power plants.
For 40 years, Friends of the Earth has been a leading voice in the U.S. in opposing nuclear reactors. In the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, it is clear that there can and must be a thorough debate on our energy future and the need to move beyond this dangerous…