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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 13, 2011 | 10:11 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Osama Bin Laden used computer disks to avoid being detected. In Japan, a plan is almost in place to start compensating thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes because of the nuclear disaster, and an off the beaten path to protest Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed massive cuts to education.

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Protecting Workers at a Dangerous Nuclear Complex

By at May 10, 2011 | 12:47 pm | 1 Comments

Protecting Workers at a Dangerous Nuclear Complex

Workers trying to restore cooling systems at the Fukushima Nuclear Plant are not making too much progress, not when working conditions mean literally taking their life into their hands every day.

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Japanese Nuclear Power Plant Will Pull the Plug

By at May 9, 2011 | 3:10 pm | 0 Comment

Japanese Nuclear Power Plant Will Pull the Plug

Owners of the Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant have agreed temporarily to suspend operating three nuclear reactors. The announcement comes a few days after Prime Minister Naoto Kan suggested such a move because of the particular risk that Hamaoka poses.

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Japan’s Prime Minister tells Nuclear Operator to Stop Operating

By at May 6, 2011 | 2:06 pm | 1,158 Comments

Japan’s Prime Minister tells Nuclear Operator to Stop Operating

Japan’s embattled Prime Minister Naoto Kan ordered the Hamaoka Nuclear Palnt to temporarily cease operation. Kan has grown overly concerned that another powerful earthquake could set off yet a second nuclear crisis in his country.

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Colonial Shale Policy

By at May 5, 2011 | 11:59 am | 8 Comments

Colonial Shale Policy

Start by considering that greenest of snake oil, renewable energy. The idea that renewables are anywhere near ready to take over the base load is a fiction even the pie in the sky folks in the Obama administration can’t sell.

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Nuclear Power is Still Pennsylvania’s Best Bet

By at April 4, 2011 | 11:10 am | 394 Comments

Nuclear Power is Still Pennsylvania’s Best Bet

As we stand at the start of the American nuclear renaissance,Pennsylvania is home to five nuclear facilities Beaver Valley, Three Mile Island, Peach Bottom, Susquehanna and Limerick. I cannot knock it. Nuclear power has been good to me; the education and training I received have been indispensable. Nuclear power has been beneficial

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A bright idea takes one phone call

By at December 20, 2010 | 11:00 am | 2 Comments

A bright idea takes one phone call

Rate caps are about to expire for the rest of Pennsylvania’s electric markets. As Rock The Capital’s Terry Burger shows us there are some smart avenues consumers can follow to save some money on their electric bill.

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