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A 93-year-old anti-nuclear activist was among scores of protesters arrested at the corporate headquarters of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant Thursday, the first day of the plant’s operation after the expiration of its 40-year license. Full Story
March 27, 2012 On March 19, 2012, the Indian government gave approval for operation of two Russian-designed nuclear reactors at Kudankulam in southern India. These dangerous reactors have been under construction since 1988 and are obsolete before they even start up. Three million people live within 30 kilometers (18) miles of these reactors, some less [...]
Harvey Wasserman Nuclear power’s green mountain grassroots demise March 16, 2012 In the wake of Fukushima, grassroots citizen action is shutting the worldwide nuclear power industry. A Solartopian tipping point is upon us in the US, Europe and Japan which will re-define how the human race gets its energy.
The crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant is far from over. I became certain of this when the power plant was opened to the media on Feb. 20, and witnessed the reality of what was going on inside. This, despite the government’s declaration just two months prior, that the reactors had achieved a [...]
AFTER A MONTH OF SHUT DOWN NUCLEAR REACTORS AT SAN O, THE HAZARDS OF NUCLEAR ENERGY SPELL POTENTIAL DISASTER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA by: Josh T. Saunders / Posted on March 4, 2012 Read Article
The accident at Fukushima has convinced many nations to phase out nuclear power. Economics will be the deciding force, says Peter Bradford. Nuclear Landscape Article
Harvey Wasserman We may yet lose Tokyo….not to mention Alaska…and now Georgia, too February 10, 2012 As the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves a construction/operating license for two new reactors in Georgia, alarming reports from Japan indicate the Fukushima catastrophe is far from over.
February 3, 2012 | 8:26 am A week of problems at the San Onofre nuclear power plant has raised new safety concerns among some activists.
The NRC is saying that if every one does everything correctly, there will be no significant releases of radiation. Existing mitigation measures are all that is needed. Don’t worry, be happy. Details
By Ivan Penn, Times Staff Writer In Print: Thursday, January 26, 2012 Progress Energy plans to cancel the main development and construction contract for its proposed nuclear plant in Levy County, but its customers will have to keep paying in advance anyway.