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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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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