W. Alton Jones Foundation

Secure World Program

1996 Grants to Eliminate Plutonium

Citizens' Coalition Against the Plutonium Fast-Breeder Program * Nov 1996 - $150,000
A project of the Public Media Center
Kyoto, JAPAN
For public education about Japan's plutonium utilization program and nuclear nonproliferation issues.

Citizens' Nuclear Information Center * Feb 1996 - $50,000
Nakano-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
Through public education, publications and media outreach, to critique the Japanese policy of utiliing plutonium as a fuel source.

Energy Research Foundation * May 1996 - $50,000 over two years
Columbia, SC
For public education,investigative research and media outreach addressing the dangers of nuclear weapons production activities at the Savannah River Site.

Federation of American Scientists Fund * May 1996 - $50,000
Washington, DC
To develop and promote technically sound steps to reduce the risk of theft of nuclear materials and to support conversion of Russia's plutonium cities.

Institute for Energy and Environmental Research * Feb 1996 - $100,000
Takoma Park, MD
For public education and outreach on crucial proliferation issues such as plutonium disposition, spent nuclear fuel reprocessing, tritium production and nuclear power.

Institute for Science and International Security * May 1996 - $10,000
Washington, DC
To strengthen and expand controls over fissile materials, and inform policy-making in this area of international security.

Nuclear Control Institute * Nov 1996 - $400,000 over two years
Washington, DC
For education and advocacy to halt civilian use of plutonium and highly enriched uranium, ensure safe disposal of excess weapons plutonium, and reduce the risks of nuclear terrorism.

Safe Energy Communication Council * May 1996 - $40,000
Washington, DC
To promote media coverage of the dangers of spent-fuel reprocessing at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina and at the Argonne Laboratory in Idaho.

World Information Service on Energy - Paris * Nov 1996 - $50,000
To analyze and disseminate information on developments in the plutonium industry to activists working to oppose plutonium production and utilization.

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