Browsing Posts of Author

Three Mile Island — March 29 and 30, 1979

By at March 20, 2019 | 1:39 pm | 0 Comment

On March 29 and March 30, 1979 the second and third days of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, the situation at the damaged Unit 2 reactor spiraled out of control. As a new reporter covering the statehouse for Ottaway Newspapers, I adapted to changing circumstances in what became the worst commercial nuclear accident in […]

[...read more]

Featured

TMI-Alert to Discuss the Impact and Status of TMI 40 years After the Meltdown

By at March 19, 2019 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment

Press Advisory TMI-Alert* to Discuss the Impact and Status of Three Mile Island 40 years After the Meltdown Contact: Eric Epstein, #717-635-8615 lechambon@comcast.net Three Mile Island Alert (“TMIA”) will hold a press conference on Monday, March 25, 2019 to discuss the Three Mile Island core melt accident and its consequences. The press conference will be […]

[...read more]

Featured

Old Florida law says Disney can build a nuclear power plant. Legislators could change that.

By at February 18, 2019 | 2:49 pm | 0 Comment

“The Mouse has always been powerful, but who knew it had the right to split atoms? “A 52-year-old state law says Disney World’s government can build a nuclear power plant on its property in Orlando — an example of the resort’s political leverage it had in creating the Magic Kingdom in 1971. “Disney has no […]

[...read more]

Featured

Legislature retains McNees vs. Rock the Capital in Suit Against Legislative Audit

By at February 18, 2019 | 2:40 pm | 0 Comment

View: Legislature retains McNees vs. Rock the Capital in Suit Against Legislative Audit

[...read more]

Featured

Strange but true TMI facts

By at February 18, 2019 | 2:35 pm | 0 Comment

View: Strange but true TMI facts

[...read more]

Featured

SWAN Meeting 3-4-19/last chance/HRG discussing Corridor Study

By at February 18, 2019 | 2:22 pm | 0 Comment

SWAN Members, The next SWAN Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM @ Epiphany Lutheran Church; 1100 Colonial Road; Harrisburg. Guest Speaker: Eric Stump, Project Engineer for Herbert, Rowland & Grubic (HRG) will be attending to discuss the Corridor Study of Routes 39/743. From my understanding, there are NO formal PUBLIC […]

[...read more]

Featured

Notice from Court on LAAC filing by RTC

By at February 18, 2019 | 2:17 pm | 0 Comment

View: Notice from Court on LAAC filing by RTC

[...read more]

Featured

Rate Counsel Says PSEG, Exelon Failed to Show Need for $300M Nuclear Subsidies

By at February 18, 2019 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

“The state should deny $300 million in ratepayer subsidies to PSEG Nuclear and Exelon Generation as the two companies failed to prove their three nuclear power plants in South Jersey will close without the incentives, according to a filing by the New Jersey Rate Counsel. “Rate Counsel Stefanie Brand said the two companies, in making […]

[...read more]

Featured

RTC Refiles Suit Against Legislative Audit

By at February 5, 2019 | 5:50 pm | 0 Comment

OBJECTIONS TO THE DETERMINATION Petitioner submits that based upon the statement by Respondent, a meeting (or meetings) clearly occurred without public notice or participation, prior to the announcement of the approval of the final audit.  Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Law, 65 Pa. C. S. §§ 701 – 716, requires agencies to deliberate and take official action on […]

[...read more]

Featured

PA Needs Clean Energy. Why Are Legislators Stuck on Nuclear?

By at February 5, 2019 | 5:22 pm | 0 Comment

From NRDC: According to news reports, state legislators in Pennsylvania will soon introduce one or more bills to provide financial support to the state’s nuclear power plants. Such legislation has been anticipated since last November, when the General Assembly’s nuclear caucus issued a report making a case for subsidies. We criticized the caucus report for failing to […]

[...read more]

Featured