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A few days ago Pluto posted a great entry on nuclear power and accidents, drawing from my own research, entitled “Nasty Nuclear Numbers from the Department of Nobody Could have Foreseen!!??”
by bsovacool
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 11:47 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
As Vermont seethes with radioactive contamination and the Democratic Party crumbles, Barack Obama has plunged into the atomic abyss.
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 227 comments on Tue Feb 16, 2010 at 10:08 PM PST with 25 Recommends
We may yet lose Tokyo….not to mention Alaska…and now Georgia, too February 10, 2012 As the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves a construction/operating license for two new reactors in ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Feb 10, 2012 at 06:06 AM PST with 24 Recommends
In a devastating pair of financial reports that might be called "The Emperor Has No Pressure Vessel," the New York Times has blazed new light on the catastrophic economics of atomic power. The ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu May 28, 2009 at 10:44 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Our lives still hang by a Devil’s thread at Fukushima. The molten cores at Units 1, 2 & 3 have threatened all life on Earth. The flood of liquid radiation has poisoned the Pacific. Fukushima’s ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 07:12 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
As radiation poured from 3 Mile Island 31 years ago this weekend, utility executives rested easy. They knew that no matter how many people their errant nuke killed, and no matter how much ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 157 comments on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 12:03 AM PDT with 10 Recommends

Why Should Nuke Guarantees Cost Less than Home or Student Loans? By Harvey Wasserman The Department of Energy wants to give the Southern Company a nuclear power loan guarantee at better ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 07:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Dalai Lama has been an active voice opposing nuclear weapons. But after a whirlwind trip touring the tsunami-devastated northeastern patch of Japan for the first time, the religious ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 07:49 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Maryland’s Calvert Cliffs, once a keystone of the “reactor renaissance,” is on the brink of a stunning cancellation. In 2005 George W. Bush hailed the atomic project as a ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Oct 09, 2010 at 11:45 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Stewart Brand has become a poster boy for a "nuclear renaissance" that has just suffered a quiet but stunning defeat. Despite $645 million spent in lobbying over the past decade, the reactor ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Jul 25, 2010 at 10:54 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Republicans up in arms about the infamous failed federal $535 million loan guarantee for the Solyndra solar panel producer are finally tasked to apply to same standards to nuclear power. If ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 01:43 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Round up on Nuclear vs Coal and the state of the industry Rod Adams over at Atomic Insights posted a link to a story from two days ago ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2007 at 08:08 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The atomic energy industry has suffered another astonishing defeat. Because of it, 2010 again left the "nuclear renaissance" in the Dark Age that defines the technology. But an Armageddon-style ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 03:04 PM PST with 7 Recommends
In one of my most personal pieces, I begin my latest TomDispatch by invoking the post-apocalyptic fiction of my childhood, those “irradiated zones” filled with mutants that were such a part of ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 10:53 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
As the “reactor renaissance” desperately demands new billions from a lame duck Congress, one of its shining stars has dropped dead. Other much-hyped “new generation” plans ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 10:42 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
As oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, a shocking vote tomorrow (Thursday, May 27) may rush $9 billion worth of taxpayer guarantees into building three new nuclear power plants---two of ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 25, 2010 at 10:47 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Japanese television is running children's shows, game shows, and ads for good pizza. Meanwhile, a Frenchman is pleading for the video below the fold to go viral. He claims that the Japanese ...
by 4Freedom
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 01:18 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
A new campaign is forming to take on UniStar Nuclear and its plans to build giant new atomic reactors in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Missouri.
by nirsnet
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 09:02 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is a GUEST editorial from my friend, Rod Adams, from Atomic Insights . I suspect...but don't know for sure but I suspect that Rod is a moderate ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2007 at 09:58 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Democrats shoot themselves in the head on Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant! We at Left-Atomics only hope that this idiocy ends at ...
by davidwalters
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2007 at 07:09 PM PST with 3 Recommends