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Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide

By at October 5, 2011 | 9:32 am | 41 Comments

by Arnie Gundersen Fairewinds disagrees with a recent New York Times Opinion that claims that Fukushima was caused because Japanese regulators did not properly oversee Tokyo Electric. Fairewinds shows that in the United States, the same cozy relationship exists between the NRC and the nuclear industry. Proper regulation of nuclear power has been coopted worldwide […]

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Low-level rad waste: Nuclear’s other disposal challenge

By at September 28, 2011 | 10:25 am | 98 Comments

Low-level rad waste: Nuclear’s other disposal challenge

When the Limerick nuclear power station near Philadelphia ran out of space to store some of its radioactive waste earlier this year, owner Exelon Nuclear asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for permission to send it down the Pennsylvania Turnpike to its sister plant, Peach Bottom, in York County. The NRC said, “yes.” This was […]

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Auditing Three Mile Island

By at March 16, 2011 | 10:30 am | 7 Comments

Auditing Three Mile Island

By anyone’s standards –- even the nuclear industry, 31 years is a long time; not only are the years since the nuclear core-melt down at Three Mile Island stacking up, so, is the money.

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