Archive for 'Renewable Energy'
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.
TO: Virginia General Assembly FROM: Citizens of Virginia Gov. McDonnell has just issued a de facto order to lift the moratorium on uranium mining in Virginia. Is this appropriate? Handout for Gen Assbly 1-23-12
Governor McDonnell has asked the General Assembly not to take up any uranium mining bills in 2012. The good news is that this means the uranium ban is likely to survive 2012. The bad news is that the Governor may be trying to sidestep the legislative process altogether. Tell the Governor: Radioactive Decisions Shouldn’t Be [...]
Posted: 01/ 3/12 12:36 PM ET From Harvey Wassermann in Huffington Post Submit this story The year 2012 has opened with news that Fukushima’s radioactive cloud may already have killed some 14,000 Americans, according to a major study just published in the International Journal of Health Services.
Washington DC – According to the most recent issue of the “Monthly Energy Review” by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), with data through September 30, 2011, renewable energy sources continue to expand rapidly while substantially outpacing the growth rates of fossil fuels and nuclear power.
U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman says nuclear power necessary for reducing carbon emissions, excessive reliance on fossil fuels
By VICTOR GILINSKY Victor Gilinsky, an energy consultant, was a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1975 to 1984. Published: December 16, 2011 Santa Monica, Calif.
I am giving this talk as if it were my last. I join the Earth and her abundant but dying life in an eleventh-hour appeal to stop the attack on all of us by human greed and aggression. Full Text: Brian O’Leary, Ph.D.
Severe drought has hit Europe’s second largest river, the Danube, turning it into a navigation nightmare for shipping companies all the way from Germany to Bulgaria. Article
Uranium mining, milling threatens water, report claims By TIM DAVIS/Star-Tribune Editor Tuesday, November 22, 2011 9:03 AM EST A report funded by the Roanoke River Basin Association warns that a proposed uranium mining and milling project in Pittsylvania County could be a serious threat to water quality and may increase competition for water in the [...]