Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety

CCNS News Archive Index 2000

The following is a listing of the CCNS News Update going back to January 4, 2001. 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 26, 2001

GAO Report Calls DOE's Recommendation of Yucca Mountain Premature

LANL's Anthrax Policy Under Review

December 19, 2001

Congressman Markey Questions Legality of Mail-Order Anthrax Sent to LANL

Biosafety Level-3 Laboratory Comment Period Extended to January 15, 2002

December 12, 2001

Rocky Flats Cleanup Levels Questioned

Nevada Officials Plan to Sue on Yucca Mountain Site Guidelines

December 5, 2001

LANL Says Acid Canyon Cleanup Complete; Activists Are Not Sure

November 28, 2001

CDC Briefs Community on Status of LANL Historical Document Retrieval and Assessment Project

Downstream and Downwinders Question DOE's Removal of Environmental Documents from Internet

November 14, 2001

DOE Planning to Expedite Shipments from LANL to WIPP

November 7, 2001

LANL Releases Environmental Assessment for Biological-Safety Lab

October 31, 2001

NMED Requires Study of Closing Options for Sandia's Mixed Waste Landfill

October 24, 2001

Accountability for Transportation of Nuclear Waste Urged

Waste Shipments from INEEL to WIPP Halted Indefinitely

2001 A Record Year for Waste Shipped from Rocky Flats

October 17, 2001

Triassic Park Hearings Begin Despite Protests from Dump Developers

October 10, 2001

Radioactive and Hazardous Wastes Threaten Largest Aquifer in Western U.S., Report Says

October 3, 2001

Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge Bill Passes Senate

$30 Million for Uranium Mining on Dine Land Included in House Bill

September 26, 2001

NMED Rejects WIPP Permit Modifications and Issues Notice of Violation to DOE

New WIPP Transportation Issues Arise

September 19, 2001

Santa Fe Activist Groups Speak Out Against a Nuclear Response to Terrorist Attacks

1,000 Citizens Request Governor Johnson Close LANL's Area G

September 12, 2001

DOE Reprimands LANL for Nearly 50 Pounds of Unprotected Plutonium on Property

Yucca Mountain Hearings Postponed for Two Weeks

September 5, 2001

DOE Schedules Public Hearings on Yucca Mountain Amid Protests

DOE Begins Acid Canyon Cleanup

August 29, 2001

Mayors from Around the World Call for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Bush Proposes Cutting Compensation to Uranium Workers

August 23, 2001

New Mexico Environment Department Holds Second Public Meeting on Cerro Grande Fire Risk Assessment

DOE Announces Acid Canyon Cleanup Plans

August 16, 2001

DOE Recycles Plan to Recycle Radioactive Metals for Private Use

August 9, 2001

DOE Oversight Bureau Faces Budget Cuts

August 2, 2001

Beryllium Disease in Private Industry on the Rise

Senator Harry Reid of Nevada Joins Nuclear Regulatory Commission

July 26, 2001

IFRAT Discusses Results from Cerro Grande Fire Risk Assessment

July 19, 2001

Dissent Grows Over Proposed Triassic Park Hazardous Waste Dump

IFRAT Meeting Scheduled

July 12, 2001

Flaw Discovered in LANL's Nuclear Accounting Software

Events Planned to Commemorate Trinity Day

Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Triassic Park Dump Scheduled

July 5, 2001

Radiation Compensation Payment Plan Criticized

Plutonium Exposure May Be Wider Than Estimated

Events Planned to Commemorate Trinity Day

June 29, 2001

Citizens Groups Sue EPA on the Yucca Mountain Radiation Protection Standards

Nevada Scientist Finds Groundwater from Yucca Mountain Flows Towards California

June 21, 2001

British Scientists Stole Bodies of Deceased Children for Secret Nuclear Tests

EPA Officials Stall Investigation of Yucca Mountain

June 7, 2001

Bush Administration Requests $320 million in Supplemental Funding for DOE Stockpile Stewardship and Environmental Cleanup

Bush Administration Considering a $2 billion, Six-year Plan to Improve and Renovate Stockpile Stewardship Facilities

May 31, 2001

DOE Plans to Ship Waste though Big I Construction to WIPP

Russian Citizens Oppose Plans to Import High-Level Nuclear Waste

May 24, 2001

CCNS and Department of Health Release Results of Emergency Responder Surveys

Cleanup Plan for Acid Canyon Discussed

May 17, 2001

State Environment Department Recommeds a Complete Cleanup of the South Fork of Acid Canyon

Seven-fold Increase in Genetic Mutations Found in Children Born to Chernobyl Cleanup Crews

Radioactive Roads and Rails Campaign Activities

May 10, 2001

Timbisha Shoshone Tribal Council Requests Designation as an Affected Tribe in Order to Participate in Yucca Mountain Project Planning Process

U.S. Geological Survey Report Finds Floodwaters Could Drain from Yucca Mountain to Nearby Communities

May 3, 2001

U.S. Considers Developing New Nuclear Bomb

Chernobyl Site Now Used for Research

April 19, 2001

Labor Department to Oversee Compensation Program

DOE Studies Waste Inspection Procedures After WIPP Drum Mix-up

April 12, 2001

Acid Canyon Cleanup May be Affected by Proposed Budget Cuts

April 5, 2001

Russian Minister of Atomic Power Fired By Russian President

Bingaman Supports U.S. Program to Compensate Sick Uranium Mine Workers

March 29, 2001

Protesters Rally Against Shipment of Nuclear Waste into Germany

House Questions Importance of Nuclear Energy in U.S. Energy Plan

March 22, 2001

Risk Assessment Corporation Meets with Public Concerning Study of Risks of Cerro Grande Fire

March 15, 2001

Families Sure LANL Over Secret Radiation Testing on Bodies of Deceased Lab Workers

U.S. to Investigate Claims that Radioactive Human Body Parts are Buried in New York

Environmental Groups Speak Out Against Proposed Yucca Mountain Standards

March 1, 2001

Putin Says Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty is Vital to World Peace and Security

Wildlife Refuge Proposed for Colorado's Rocky Flats

Trucks Carrying Nuclear Waste to Undergo Stricter Inspections

February 22, 2001

Security Contractor at LANL Alleges Poor Security at LAB

Storage of Taiwanese Spent Nuclear Fuel Rods Proposed for Russia

DOE Announces Shipments from the Savannah River Site to WIPP

February 15, 2001

LANL Has Plans to Open Lab Using Live Biological Agents

WIPP Truck Stranded in Springer Due to Bad Weather

February 1, 2001

Objection to the U.S. Star Wars Program Continues to Grow World Wide

January 25, 2001

Depleted Uranium Creating International Concerns

January 18, 2001

Critics Call Nuke Waste Transmutation Project "A Shell Game"

Rocky Flats "Cleanup" Continues to Put Workers at Risk

Canadian Professor Speaks Out Against Star Wars

January 11, 2001

Plans for U.S. New Nukes Discovered

LANL Tritium Wastewater Spill

New Mexico Environment Department Rejects LANL's Final Audit Report for WIPP Waste

January 4, 2001

LANL Agrees to Stop Calling Weapons Bunkers Kivas

Bush's Pentagon Choice Moves U.S. Closer to Star Wars

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