Concern # 14: Nuclear Insanity

Radiation poisons our planet.

For each category of concern we provide a list of issues, sample messages and the mailing address of the corporate CEOs
who need to be encouraged to Give a Ratz Ass about the damage they cause.
Drink the water, write the message, mail the bottle. Give a Ratz Ass!

Proliferation Preventing the spread of nuclear weapons is still an important effort that is being defunded.
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs Information and Outreach Branch
UN Plaza  Rooms-3185
New York, NY 10017
INFO: The Arms Control Association
NEWS: How Obama Learned to Love the Bomb
Nonproliferation programs are slated for cuts, including the the Global Threat Reduction Initiative. Show your support for these efforts to slow the spread of nuclear weapons.
Fukushima Japans worst nuclear accident is still threatening the health of the planet.
Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (TEPCO)
1-1-3 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku
INFO: Fukushima Update - Nuclear News from Japan
NEWS: Fukushima cleanup efforts may have been the source of cesium that contaminated rice crops
Proposed nuclear renaissance involves downplaying risks, restarting reactors, building new ones, and exporting reactor technology and equipment. Have we not learned our lesson?
Depleted Uranium Ammunition Use of Depleted Uranium Ammunition pollutes a vast range of the atmosphere, and also, the particles that fall on the ground pollute the environment such as the soil and water, etc.
3000 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E.
Houston, TX 77032
INFO: Information Clearing House
NEWS: Depleted Uranium And The Iraq War Legacy Of Cancer
Ban the use of Depleted Uranium. Dispose of it in safe containment.
Fertilizers Wide range of uranium and cadmium identified in fertilizer products sold for gardening.
National Analytical Radiation Environmental Laboratory
540 South Morris Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36115-2601
INFO: WISE Uranium Project
NEWS: Most fertilizers contain too much uranium
Nuclear fuel plant waste should not be used as fertilizer
Hanford The most toxic and voluminous nuclear waste in the U.S.—208 million liters —sits in decaying underground tanks at the Hanford Site (a nuclear reservation) in southeastern Washington State.
Radiation Protection Division U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (MC 6608J)
Washington, DC 20460-0001
INFO: Hanford Challenge
NEWS: Hanford Nuclear Waste Cleanup Plant May Be Too Dangerous
Storing nuclear waste still needs solutions.
Nuclear Waste Nuclear waste is dangerously radioactive, and remains so for thousands of years.
National Center for Radiation Field Operations
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy, Bldg C.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
INFO: Beyond Nuclear
NEWS: Why Nuclear Waste Keeps Piling Up-Radioactive Politics
The lack of adequate methods to store nuclear waste should be a deterrent to increased use of nuclear reactors