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Three Mile Island, 32 years of Uneasiness

By at March 28, 2011 | 6:42 pm | 0 Comment

Three Mile Island, 32 years of Uneasiness

Human mistakes, mechanical imperfections, and confusion led to the worst nuclear accident in the United States. The crisis unfolded when a valve malfunctioned, releasing radioactive gases, which was later followed by, with the blessing of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the dumping of some 40,000 gallons of radioactive waste into the Susquehanna River.

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Put Down the Bottle and Celebrate World Water Day

By at March 22, 2011 | 11:03 am | 34 Comments

Put Down the Bottle and Celebrate World Water Day

Today is World Water Day — a day the United Nations wants people to think about water and ways to preserve it. A group in Maryland will observe it with a protest over bottled water.

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Some of the World’s Top Nuclear Experts live on Rock The Capital to Answer your Questions

By at March 17, 2011 | 9:23 am | 134 Comments

Some of the World’s Top Nuclear Experts live on Rock The Capital to Answer your Questions

You have questions and Rock The Capital has the answers to everything nuclear. Join us on Rock The Capital at 5:00 Today (Eastern Time) to hear from some of the world’s leading authorities as well as to ask questions…this happens live at 5:00.

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Finding Guidance in a Japanese Catastrophe

By at March 15, 2011 | 11:22 am | 0 Comment

Finding Guidance in a Japanese Catastrophe

Scott Paterno is like many of us thinking long and now very hard about the future of nuclear power. The catastrophe in Japan has even the most ardent supporters of the nuclear industry questioning whether it truly is worth the risk.

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A Souper Bowl that delivers more than Hype

By at February 6, 2011 | 9:08 am | 1,572 Comments

A Souper Bowl that delivers more than Hype

Rock The Capital’s Philip Gimson has been pondering the what ifs surrounding the Super Bowl. If we could only get a billion people just as excited about an alternative Bowl. As Gimson observed if just 1 percent of the money bet on the game went to feed the hungry that alone would amount to an estimated $100 million dollars worth of food.

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