African American Environmentalist Association
AAEA is an environmental organization dedicated to protecting the environment; enhancing human, animal, and plant ecologies; promoting the efficient use of natural resources; and increasing African American participation in the environmental movement.
Alliance for Energy and Economic Growth
The Alliance provides strategic direction and advocacy support for adoption and implementation of a market-based national energy policy that uses all forms of energy to meet consumer demand for reliable energy at reasonable prices, while at the same time ensuring the quality of the environment.
American College of Nuclear Medicine
ACNM is an association that works to enhance the practice of nuclear medicine through the study, education, and improvement of clinical practice.
American Museum of Science and Energy
The American Museum of Science and Energy serves as an educational forum to communicate information about the programs of the Department of Energy, both past and present.
American Nuclear Society (ANS)
ANS is a not-for-profit international scientific and educational organization in the fields of nuclear science and technology.
Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA)
The Canadian Nuclear Association is a non-profit organization that represents the nuclear industry in Canada and promotes the development and growth of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes.
Clean and Safe Energy (CASEnergy) Coalition
The CASEnergy Coalition is an advocacy group that brings together consumers, conservationists, academics, health care advocates, labor organizations, business groups, professional organizations, family advocates, environmentalists, and community leaders who believe greater use of nuclear energy is critical to a U.S. policy that will meet our needs today and in the future.
Clean Energy America
NEI sponsors a speakers bureau of young professionals who speak at college campuses and before civic and professional groups around the country on the benefits of nuclear energy.
Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
EEI is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide.
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
EPRI is a non-profit organization providing science and technology-based solutions to more than 1,000 global energy companies, organizations, and government entities in 40 countries.
European Nuclear Society (ENS)
ENS is a federation of 27 nuclear societies from 26 countries that promotes the advancement of science and engineering for the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
The European Atomic Forum (FORATOM) is the trade association for the nuclear energy industry in Europe. Its membership consists of 16 national nuclear associations and nearly 800 firms are represented.
Foundation for Nuclear Studies
The Foundation for Nuclear Studies provides a forum for the discussion of energy technologies and more with the objective of helping policymakers to make informed decisions regarding nuclear technology issues.
Health Physics Society (HPS)
HPS is a scientific and professional organization whose members specialize in occupational and environmental radiation safety.
The Heartland Institute is an independent source of research and commentary founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1984.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
IAEA, a United Nations agency, serves as the world's central inter-governmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the nuclear field and as the international inspectorate for the application of nuclear safeguards and verification measures covering nuclear programs.
International Food Information Council
IFIC’s purpose is to bridge the gap between science and communication by collecting and disseminating scientific information on food safety, nutrition, and health.
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
NARUC is a non-profit organization that serves the public interest by improving the quality and effectiveness of public utility regulation.
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP)
NCRP seeks to formulate and widely disseminate information, guidance, and recommendations on radiation protection and measurements that represent the consensus of leading scientific thinking.
National Mining Association
The trade association for the U.S. mining industry, NMA promotes the production and use of mineral resources, serves as an information resource on mining, and advocates policies and procedures that balance economic, political, and environmental concerns.
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is the only congressionally-chartered museum of nuclear science and history in the United States.
National Nuclear Security Administration
NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy, responsible for the management and security of the nation's nuclear weapons, nuclear nonproliferation, and naval reactor programs.
North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN)
NAYGN unites young professionals (age 35 and under) in nuclear science and technology to work together throughout North America to share their passion for a field that is making tremendous advances in many areas and to develop leaders to energize the future of nuclear.
Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
The NEA is a semi-autonomous body within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that aims to contribute to the development of nuclear energy as a safe, environmentally-acceptable and economical energy source through cooperation among its participating countries.
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board (NRSB)
Established in 1958, the NRSB is principally concerned with the safe and responsible management of radioactive wastes, including spent fuel, high level waste from reprocessing, transuranic waste, low-level waste, mixed waste, and naturally occurring radioactive materials.
Nuclear Transparency in the Asia Pacific
The Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP), a non-governmental organization bringing together research institutes and security specialists throughout the region, has developed this website as part of a multilateral apporach to ensure the peaceful and safe use of nuclear energy while addressing nonproliferation concerns.
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
The mission of RSNA is to develop and promote the highest standards of radiology and related sciences through education and research.
Science.gov provides a gateway to information resources at the U.S. government science agencies.
Society of Nuclear Medicine
SNM is an international scientific and professional organization that promotes the science, technology, and practical application of nuclear medicine through publications, workshops, educational programs, and advocacy.
Sustainable Development Nuclear FAQs
In the context of a discussion on the sustainable development of human material progress, John McCarthy, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, developed an extensive webpage that examines the science, politics, public policy, and philosophy of nuclear energy.
The Virtual Nuclear Tourist
This website developed by Joseph Gonyeau, a nuclear professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry, contains extensive information and many illustrations on the use of nuclear energy to generate electric power.
The World Nuclear Transport Institute
WNTI is dedicated to the safe, efficient and reliable transport of radioactive materials by sea, land, and air through the elaboration and application of appropriate national and international standards, regulations, guidelines, and procedures.
Thomas: U.S. Congress on the Internet
Thomas provides information on legislation before Congress and Congressional Committee activity as well as access to the Congressional Record.
U.S. Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards
The ACRS is statutorily mandated by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide guidance to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in four key areas.
U.S. Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy is a science and technology government agency whose research supports energy security, national security, and environmental quality in the United States.
U.S. DOE Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho National Laboratory is a U.S. DOE laboratory, operated by private contractors working under the direction of the DOE's Idaho Operations Office, that focuses on environmental quality, energy resources, national security, and science. Emphases include the next-generation nuclear power reactors, nuclear materials, and radioactive waste cleanup.
U.S. DOE Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM)
The OCRWM was established within the U.S. Department of Energy by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to develop and manage a federal system for disposing of all spent nuclear fuel from commercial nuclear reactors and high-level radioactive waste resulting from atomic energy defense activities.
U.S. DOE Office of Nuclear Energy
DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy conducts the U.S. government’s Nuclear Energy Program and represents the core of its expertise in nuclear engineering and technology.
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
A statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy, EIA provides policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The mission of the EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment, air, water, and land, upon which life depends.
U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA is an independent agency of the United States government whose mission is to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation’s critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FERC is an independent regulatory agency within DOE that regulates in interstate commerce the transmission and sale for resale of natural gas, the transmission of oil by pipeline, and the transmission and wholesale sales of electricity.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
The NRC is the independent government agency that has the responsibility to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, promote the common defense and security, and protect the environment in the civilian use of nuclear materials in the United States.
U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB)
The NWTRB, an independent agency of the U.S. government, provides independent scientific and technical oversight of the U.S. program for management and disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel from civilian nuclear power plants.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The objective of UNFCCC is to achieve stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous man-made inteference with the climate system.
Women in Nuclear
WIN is a worldwide association of women working professionally in the fields of nuclear energy and the applications of radiation. U.S. Women in Nuclear (U.S. WIN) is an affiliate of the global WiN network, of which there are over 6,000 women and men who work in nuclear- and radiation-related fields around the country. U.S. WIN members participate in networking, professional development and outreach activities through local chapters, regional organizations, and the national organization. Local chapters are organized based on company, university/college, or geographic region.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
WBCSD is a coalition of 170 international companies, from more than 35 countries and 20 major industrial sectors, committed to sustainable development through economic growth, ecological balance, and social progress.
World Energy Council / Conseil Mondial de l'Energie (WEC)
WEC is a global multi-energy organization active in about 100 countries with membership representing 92 percent of world energy consumption whose mission is to promote the sustainable supply and use of all forms of energy for the greatest benefit of all.
World Federation on Nuclear Medicine and Biology
WFNMB promotes the development of nuclear medicine and biology by promoting cooperation among various associations in the field throughout the world.
World Nuclear Association
WNA is the global, non-governmental trade organization concerned with nuclear power generation and all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, including mining, conversion, enrichment, fuel fabrication, plant manufacture, transport and the safe disposition of spent fuel.