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Top Ten Nuclear Power Disasters

By at April 1, 2014 | 12:53 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Nuclear Power Disasters

1. Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Pripyat, Ukraine. International Nuclear Event Scale Level: 7. 2. Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, Fukushima, Japan. International Nuclear Event Scale Level: 7. 3. Mayak Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Plant, Ozyorsk, Russia. International Nuclear Event Scale Level: 6. 4. Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant, Pennsylvania, USA. International Nuclear Event Scale Level: 5. […]

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Obituary For Dr. Judith H. Johnsrud

By at March 11, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Obituary For Dr. Judith H. Johnsrud

July 1, 1931 – March 9, 2014 Judith H. Johnsrud of State College, PA, a highly-respected hero to opponents of nuclear energy in the United States and around the world, was born July 1, 1931, and grew up in Hammond, Indiana. As a teenager Judy, as she was known to her friends, was very interested […]

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Nuclear Watchdog Group Says the Results of a Hostile Action Drill at Three Mile Island are Grievously Misleading

By at August 1, 2013 | 12:45 pm | 0 Comment

For Immediate Release: 7/31/2013 Contact: Scott Portzline – Three Mile Island Alert 717-232-8863 Nuclear Watchdog Group Says the Results of a Hostile Action Drill at Three Mile Island are Grievously Misleading A key element was missed during the hostile action drill at Three Mile Island (TMI). Specifically, emergency responders could be prevented from carrying out […]

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New NRC Study Shows Benefits of Transferring Spent Fuel to Dry Casks

By at June 26, 2013 | 12:03 pm | 0 Comment

New NRC Study Shows Benefits of Transferring Spent Fuel to Dry Casks

by David Wright The study released Monday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the potential consequences of an earthquake on spent fuel pools reinforces our concerns about spent fuel pool safety and fails to address some key issues. The NRC considered only one scenario—an earthquake—at one nuclear power plant—the Peach Bottom plant in Pennsylvania—and neglected to […]

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Three Mile Island EMERGENCY DRILL Leaves One Doubting or “Tales from the Crypt-o-grams of FEMA”

By at April 27, 2013 | 9:18 pm | 0 Comment

by Scott Portzline The recent emergency drill at Three Mile Island has left me scratching my head and wondering about the initial assessment by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the thoroughness and integrity of the drill. Most of the questions I asked were not answered by any of the numerous agencies at the April […]

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Atomic States of America; a documentary of nuclear power

By at April 3, 2013 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Atomic States of America; a documentary of nuclear power

Nuclear power is clean, government-regulated, and safe – until something goes wrong. In a 92-minute documentary titled “Atomic States of America,” co-directors Don Argot and Sheena M. Joyce trace the development of nuclear power – and what have turned out to be some of its attendant risks. “The risk/reward is so different in nuclear power […]

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Epstein to appear this Sunday on WIOO in Carlisle

By at March 22, 2013 | 10:14 pm | 0 Comment

Epstein to appear this Sunday on live call in show from 11:30 am to 12.30 pm on WIOO in Carlisle Sunday, March 24, 2013 WIOO 1000 am and 1040 am Garden Talk Radio with Bob Carey Live call in show from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Eric Epstein, RocktheCapital.com and tmia.com Topic:  “The Back Side […]

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The Atomic States of America to Play in Harrisburg

By at March 22, 2013 | 10:07 pm | 0 Comment

The Atomic States of America to Play in Harrisburg

The directors of a documentary that garnered rave reviews at last year’s Sundance Film Festival will bring their film to Harrisburg’s Midtown Cinema to benefit Three Mile Island Alert (TMIA) on at 6PM on Wednesday, March 27. The Atomic States of America journeys to nuclear reactor communities around the country to provide a comprehensive exploration […]

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Epstein to speak at NRC on Emergency Preparedness

By at March 11, 2013 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

Where: NRC: Regulatory Information Conference. Date: March 12, 2013. Panel session: 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Session Title and Description:  Promoting Success for Emergency Preparedness Guidance NUREG-0654/FEMA-REP-1, “Criteria for Preparation and Evaluation of Radiological Emergency Response Plans and Preparedness in Support of Nuclear Power Plants,” was issued in 1980.  Following Emergency Preparedness (EP) rulemaking, the Federal […]

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The Atomic States of America

By at March 5, 2013 | 1:24 pm | 0 Comment

The Atomic States of America

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT – ONE NIGHT ONLY 6PM, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Midtown Cinema, 250 Riley Street, Harrisburg Tickets – $10.00 – price includes wine and cheese reception before film and Q&A with the film’s directors following the movie. Proceeds benefit Three Mile Island Alert For tickets: Call Kay Pickering at 717-233-7897 Purchase online at www.TMIA.com […]

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