W. Alton Jones Foundation

Secure World Program

1998 Grants to Address the Disposition of Nuclear Waste

Aspen Institute
Washington, DC $20,000
To involve diverse stakeholders in a cooperative examination of options for breaking the impasse in nuclear waste policies within the U.S.

Aspen Institute
Washington, DC $100,000
To continue stakeholder explorations of nuclear waste policy options, with a specific focus on Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Fernald Residents for Environmental Safety and Health
Ross, OH $8,000
To conduct community education and organize public involvement in clean-up decisions around the Department of Energy's Fernald nuclear materials production site.

>Oak Ridge Education Project
Knoxville, TN $60,000
For research and advocacy on major Department of Energy activities at the Y-12 site in Oak Ridge related to new as well as dismantled nuclear weapons.

Southwest Research and Information Center
Albuquerque, NM $80,000
To challenge the opening of the Waste Isolation Pilot Project as the world's first nuclear waste repository and to support citizen involvement in the first sitewide Environmental Impact Statement being prepared for the Sandia National Lab.

Snake River Alliance Education Fund
Boise, ID $90,000
To educate the public on the Department of Energy's ongoing nuclear weapons work at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.


Rev. 99.06.07
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