“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris
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“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris

“What happens to the electric grid, your wallet, and carbon emissions when you retire a troubled nuclear power plant just north of New York City? That’s the central question explored by Synapse Energy Economics, a leading utility industry firm, in a report released today by NRDC and Riverkeeper that finds clean energy—including energy efficiency, renewable … Continue reading

“Toxic Liquid Nuclear Waste Headed for US Roadways” by Will Greenberg
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“Toxic Liquid Nuclear Waste Headed for US Roadways” by Will Greenberg

“Less than two ounces, says one analysis, could destroy a city’s water supply. The Department of Energy, to the consternation of environmental groups, is preparing to transport 6,000 gallons of highly toxic liquid nuclear waste over American roadways. The spent nuclear fuel is “target residue material” containing highly enriched uranyl nitrate—which after processing can be … Continue reading

Gordon Edwards on the Problem of Radioactive Nuclear Waste
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Gordon Edwards on the Problem of Radioactive Nuclear Waste

Gordon Edwards, scientist and founder of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies, discusses the problem of radioactive nuclear waste. Edwards argues that there is no solution to the storage of nuclear waste. The earth is a collection of moving dynamic systems, not a lock box where we can deposit plutonium and expect it to … Continue reading

“Nuclear Plants Closing Early Leave Decades of Toxic Waste Stranded”
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“Nuclear Plants Closing Early Leave Decades of Toxic Waste Stranded”

“Midway between San Diego and Los Angeles, the San Onofre Nuclear Plant waits to be dismantled. After more than 40 years of protests, lawsuits and safety scares, its two concrete-encased reactors, jutting from the pristine California coastline, are powered down and its massive steam turbines, once deafening, are quiet. For the activists who fought to close … Continue reading

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California Thyroid Cancer Rates Skyrocket Exactly Where Modelling Said Most Cesium From Fukushima Would Land

“A team of UCLA researchers found that there are several parts of California where, in a high percentage of people with thyroid cancer, the disease is already at an advanced stage by the time it is diagnosed. The research was led by Dr. Avital Harari, a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and … Continue reading