Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety

CCNS News Archive Index 2000

The following is a listing of the CCNS News Update going back to January 6, 2000. We are dreaming of developing a search engine for the web page, but for the time being you will have to bear with us and manually search through the news archives for posted articles of interest.

December 15, 2000

Second Clean Air Act Audit of LANL Findings Released

Opposition Heard to LANL's Use of the Word "Kiva" for Nuclear Facilities

September 21, 2000

New Developments in Waging War From Space

State Geologists Find that Contaminated Water at Fort Wingate Purified by Explosives-Eating Bacteria

September 14, 2000

DOE Blocks Retrieval of Documents in Dose Reconstruction Research at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Radioactive Contamination Levels Rise in Water from Los Alamos Area

Wagon Mound Dump May Become a De Facto Low-Level Waste Disposal Area

September 7, 2000

USA Today Uncovers Dark Secrets of the Nuclear Weapons Work Done at Private Facilities Across the U.S. During the 1940s and 50s

Another Nuclear Waste Dump is Proposed for New Mexico Near WIPP

August 31, 2000

LANL Proposing to Store 1,000 Shielded Drums of Commerical Radioactive Waste Indefinitely at its Area G Dump Site

State of Idaho Misrepresents Contaminants Released in INEEL Fire

Debate Over Missile Plan Deepens in Washington

August 24, 2000

Plans for Testing of the Space-Based Laser Will Be Announced Soon

Livermore's NIF Project Running Billions of Dollars Over Budget

You Can Now Buy Uranium Online

August 17, 2000

Plutonium Detected at Hanford Nuclear Reservation Baffles Scientists

Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons Endorsed by a LANL Scientist

August 10, 2000

Over 300 Peace Activists March to LANL Headquarters

DOE's Plans for Nuke Waste is Deficient States a Recent Government Sponsored Report

August 3, 2000

Conference on Nuclear Issues, Followed by a Rally and March in Los Alamos in Commemeration of the 55th Anniversary of the Dropping of the Bomb on Nagasaki

Morale at Los Alamos National Laboratory Continues to Drop

The Corps of Engineers Now Says the Pajarito Canyon Dam is not Needed to Protect White Rock, but to Protect Technical Area 18, Site of a Small Reactor

July 27, 2000

U.S. Missile Defense System Receives Criticism Internationally

July 20, 2000

Runoff from the Aftermath of the Cerro Grande Fire Studied

Environmental Group Warns of a Lawsuit to Stop LANL Dam

Senate Appropriations Committee Approved a Nuclear Weapons Budget of $4.9 billion

July 13, 2000

A Brief Summary of the CCNS FIRE, WATER AND THE AFTERMATH Conference

Uranium Sickness Claims Expanded

Nuclear Waste Shipment from Hanford Crosses the Country to WIPP

July 6, 2000

Los Alamos Lab Wants $1.6 billion for a New Weapons Facility

Aerospace Corporations Running Scared as Opposition Mounts to Star Wars Plans

June 29, 2000

Monsoon Season Rains Come Down on LANL's Canyons

CCNS Invites Public to Participate in Conference on the Fire that Ravaged Los Alamos National Laboratory, and to Discuss the Aftermath of the Fire on New Mexico's Watershed

June 22, 2000

CCNS Invites Public to Participate in Conference on the Fire that Ravaged Los Alamos National Laboratory, and to Discuss the Aftermath of the Fire on New Mexico's Watershed

Concerns of Contamination Cause Many Firefighters to Leave LANL

June 15, 2000

Concerned Firefighters Leave Cerro Grande Tent Camp on LANL Property

Senate Confirms Air Force General John A. Gordon as National Nuclear Security Agency Head as LANL's Security Problems Continue to Unfold

Senate Republicans Confirm Push for New Nuclear Weapons

June 8, 2000

Cerro Grande Fire Still Burning Underground on LANL Property

June 1, 2000

Aftermath of LANL Fire Remains in the Forefront for Northern New Mexico

May 25, 2000

Second Santa Fe Community Meeting Held on Health and Environmental Concerns as a Result of the LANL Fire

Testimony on the Retaliation Against Whistleblowers who Raise Health and Safety Concerns

May 18, 2000

Cerro Grande Fire Likely to Create Runoffs From Contaminated Areas at Los Alamos National Laboratory

May 11, 2000

As of Thursday, May 11, Fire Still Raging Out of Control at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Laser Weapon has Passed its First Test at the White Sands Missile Range in Southeastern New Mexico

WIPP Meetings on Proposed Class Two Modifications to the Hazardous Waste Permit to be Held

May 4, 2000

Veto Against "Mobile Chernobyl" Still Upheld by the Senate

Commitment of Nuclear Weapons States Called Inadequate, Contradictory and Vague

Europeans Criticize U.S. Plans for National Missile System

In New Mexico, the DOE Plans to Hold Public Meetings on the Proposed Modifications to the WIPP Waste Permit

April 27, 2000

Population of Ukraine Continues to Suffer from Chernobyl Nuclear Catastrophe

Ionizing Radiation Increases Risk of Fatal Cancer

Virginia Power Nuclear Utility Withdraws from Plutonium Fuel Deal

April 20, 2000

Russian Parliament Ratifies Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, and Approves the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Judge will not Stop Russian Plutonium Shipment

April 13, 2000

CCNS Members Discuss Effects of Clean Air Lawsuit

April 6, 2000

City of Santa Fe asks "Nuclear Laundry" to Return

Secret British Nuclear Weapons Program Documents Discovered on Street

Citizens Groups Protest Planned Restrictions on the Public's Rights at Hearing

March 30, 2000

Los Alamos National Laboratory Performs Subcritical Nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Japanese Demand Disclosure of Secret Nuclear Weapons Provisions in U.S. Japanese Security Treaty

March 23, 2000

Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Workers Tell of Illnesses

February 17, 2000

Scientist Quits Lawrence Livermore Lab and Comdemns Nuclear Weapons

More Plutonium Slated for Idaho Incinerator than Acknowledged in State Permits

February 3, 2000

The Department of Energy Now Admits that Certain Worker Cancers are a Result of Working in Nuclear Weapons Facilities

Judge Overturns Santa Fe Ordinance Limiting the Discharge of Radiological Materials into the City's Sewer System

January 27, 2000

Subcritical Nuclear Weapons Test Scheduled for February

Plutonium Surprisingly Unstable According to Russian Scientists

Demonstrations Against Star Wars Programs Planned for 2000

January 20, 2000

Weapons-grade Plutonium Transported by Air to Canadian Reactor

Physicist Claims that Nuclear Weapons Labs Misled Senate about Test Ban Treaty

State Finds Radioactive Contaminants in Los Alamos Drinking Water Wells

January 13, 2000

Hazardous-waste Safety Violations Continue at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dumping of Radioactive Materials in the Irish Sea Remains Controversial

Department of Energy Backs Away from Plans to See Contaminated Scrap Metals

January 6, 2000

Abolitionists Welcome New Millennium with Demonstration to End the Nuclear Age

Whistleblower Reinstated to Supervisory Position by Rocky Flats Security Company

Federal Law may Curtail States' Oversight Authority over Nuclear Laboratories

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