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“Secrecy on security at nuclear plants continues to be scrutinized” by Rita J. King

“The same way the food chain creates an impetus for evolution, terrorism and security each force the other entity to get stronger and smarter in order to succeed. In this interplay of offense and defense, the nuclear industry has found itself at the center of a debate about how much security is really enough. After … Continue reading

Editorials

“Indian Point is still a danger to NYC” by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

“Imagine a world without New York City . The terrorists already have. In President George W. Bush’s 2002 State of the Union Address, he warned that U.S. troops in Afghanistan had found diagrams in al-Qaida’s caves of American nuclear power plants. The recently released 9/11 Commission report revealed that Mohammed Atta, the plot’s ringleader, “considered … Continue reading

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“Industry grapples with growing safety concerns; Future energy needs could fuel increase in nuclear power” by Rita J. King

“This is the second article in a series exploring the nuclear industry The nuclear industry seems poised for a determined comeback as the world’s energy needs increase exponentially along with the population. Dependence on foreign oil has proven to be a slippery slope. Fossil fuels create pollution. Renewable energy sources haven’t received the necessary mainstream … Continue reading

Editorials

“Suburban reality check” an Editorial by the Journal News

“Unfortunately, not all the silly stuff we read is on the comics pages. In the clumsy aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, some county government officials recently waxed confident about evacuation plans for these northern suburbs. Almost made us spill our coffee. In quick succession, some heavy doses of reality intervened, enough to spur this thought: Don’t … Continue reading