Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness

1204 Whiskey Rd, Suite B
Aiken, SC 29803-4318
(803) 649-3456

Teller Lecture and Banquet

The 25th annual Edward Teller Lecture and Banquet on October 19 will feature Dr. Siegfried (Sig) Hecker, Stanford Frofessor and Emeritus Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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Executive Director Search

CNTA is soliciting applications for a half-time Executive Director.

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High School Essay Contest Winners

Four great essays were selected as winners in the 2016 contest, by Reid DeMass (Aiken High School), Devin Fulmer-Key (Breezy Hill Homeschool Academy), Reagan Glover (North Augusta High School), and Joshua Yates (Silver Bluff High School).

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Southeastern Summer Nuclear Institute

The 2016 SSNI on June 15-17 enthralled and entertained middle and high school teachers in Georgia, South Carolina, and other states. Please visit the link for a post-institute report.

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About Us: CNTA Overview

In 1991, a handful of citizens and a few companies in the Central Savannah River Area of South Carolina and Georgia banded together to form a nonprofit, grassroots organization that would be pro-nuclear and proud of it. We carry out educational programs to provide factual information about the benefits and risks of nuclear technologies and the Savannah River Site.

Our other major objective is to sensitize elected officials and the public to the need to acquire new missions for the Savannah River Site at Aiken, South Carolina, a major component of the United State's nuclear defense production complex.  CNTA advocates specific new missions that will keep SRS viable well into the 21st century.

From this small beginning, CNTA has become an organization with more than 400 individual members (and growing). Our corporate members include world-class companies such as Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Savannah River Remediation, Babcock & Wilcox, Shaw AREVA MOX Services, the WSI-SRS Team, and others who recognize the importance of CNTA programs.

Radiation: The Facts

Click on the following file, courtesy of Robert Hargraves, to see a short summary
of some basic facts of radiation, and the conclusion: "Radiation is safe within limits."

Radiation Eye
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Event: 2016 CNTA Golf Tournament

The 14th Annual event provided delights and frustrations on May 6th at Houndslake Country Club in Aiken SC. See link.

Announcement: 2015 Annual Report

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Annual Report for 2015 is posted. See link.

Event: CNTA Celebrates Successful 2015 Teller Lecture/Banquet

CNTA's 24th Annual Edward Teller Lecture and Banquet proceeded Monday, October 19, featuring Admiral Cecil Haney (Commander, U.S. Strategic Command) and award presentations. See 2015 Teller Lecture page.

Announcement: CNTA Names New Executive Director

Michael D. (Mike) Johnson has been named the new Executive Director for Citzens for Nuclear Technology Awareness. See Executive Director announcement.

Link: White House Press Release on Nuclear Energy

Obama Administration Announces Actions to Ensure that Nuclear Energy Remains a Vibrant component of the United States' Clean Energy Strategy. See press release.

Announcement: 2015 Maher Scholarship Winner

CNTA and Savannah River Remediation are pleased to announce Bianca D'Angela Cruz, a rising senior at South Carolina State University, is the winner of the 2015 Robert Maher Memorial Scholarship. See 2015 Maher Scholarship page.

Announcement: 2015 High-School Essay Contest

Winners of the 9th Annual High-School Essay Contest are Daniel Davidson (North Augusta High School), Caleb DiPrete (Greenbriar High School), and Kiana Franklin (North Augusta High School). See 2015 Essay Contest page.

Events: 2015 Nuclear Science Week

CNTA joins with local organizations and businesses in celebrating 2015 Nuclear Science Week, including Education Days, plant tours, STEM workshop, and the Teller Lecture . See SRSCRO NSW website.

Feature: CNTA's "Nuclear Facts" Videos

CNTA is proud to introduce a new section of the website, featuring videos and other media presentations related to our mission. Check out the new "Videos" section by clicking on the button to the left.

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