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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 6, 2011 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; one of Osama Bin Laden’s wives is talking about life on the upper floor of that sprawling house in Abbottabad. In Japan, Prime Minister Kan is calling for the shutdown of the Hamaoka nuclear power plant. Kan is reportedly very concerned about another earthquake and the effect it will have on that plant. Recessions seem to only hit the poor, middle class, and the rich. The take home pay for CEO’s of large companies is higher now than it was just prior to the Great Recession.

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Rock The Capital’s Andrew Stein on the state of a Nuclear Plant located near Philadelphia

By at March 14, 2011 | 6:02 pm | 3 Comments

Rock The Capital’s Andrew Stein on the state of a Nuclear Plant located near Philadelphia

Rock The Capital’s Andrew Stein helps size up the state of a nuclear power plant near Philadelphia.

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Japan’s Race to Cool Nuclear Fuel Rods

By at March 14, 2011 | 4:09 pm | 0 Comment

Japan’s Race to Cool Nuclear Fuel Rods

In what can truly be described as an all out effort, scientists and engineers in Japan are in a mad-dash to cool down fuel rods at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. An effort that started a couple of days ago was further complicated by a second explosion on Monday destroying an outer building to what is known as unit 3. 11 people were injured in that blast.

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Pulling the plug on America’s first commercial nuclear power plant

By at December 9, 2010 | 4:21 pm | 39 Comments

Pulling the plug on America’s first commercial nuclear power plant

By industry standards, the Oyster Creek Nuclear power plant in Forked River, New Jersey is ancient. It went on line in 1969, and Exelon, the rightful owners, by federal license, is entitled to operate it until 2029, 60 years after it began providing electricity to what now numbers hundreds of thousands of homes. But Exelon now plans […]

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