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Markey Queries NRC on Seismic Safety of Nuclear Reactors in Wake of Japan Earthquake

By at March 14, 2011 | 9:05 am | 0 Comment

Markey Queries NRC on Seismic Safety of Nuclear Reactors in Wake of Japan Earthquake

Congressman Markey wants to know what kind of impact the nuclear disaster in Japan will have on America’s nuclear industry. Markey penned a letter asking that the NRC not approve Westinghouse’s design for a new nuclear reactor.

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Mining for reform in House letters

By at December 1, 2010 | 12:20 pm | 0 Comment

Mining for reform in House letters

Dwight Evans stripped of his leadership position two weeks ago as the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, is cozying up to HouseRepublicans. On the surface, it sure seems that way. Evans penned what at first glance is seemingly a syrupy letter to incoming Republican House Speaker Sam Smith, “congratulations to you on being named Speaker-designee and to the House […]

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