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Nuclear

May 23, 2017

Open Letter to Amazon's Jeff Bezos About Ohio's Dead Nukes

Dear Mr. Bezos,

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May 10, 2017

Hanford Dump Collapse Echoes Collapse of Whole Industry

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Mar 2, 2017

Ohio's Crumbling Nukes Face Judgement Day


The likely explosion of an American nuclear power plant is the ultimate terror in the age of Trump.

Across the United States, 99 dangerous, decrepit, and disastrous commercial nukes are literally falling to pieces. With no private insurance and no meaningful regulation, the industry is poised to wreak apocalyptic havoc on our planet. While the industry bribes and strong-arms governors and state legislatures into massive bailouts, the next meltdown/blowup could very well cost you both your money and your life.

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Mar 2, 2017

Ohio's Crumbling Nukes Face Judgement Day


The likely explosion of an American nuclear power plant is the ultimate terror in the age of Trump.

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Jan 21, 2017

We Mourn...But We March & We Organize for Democracy & Earth



Sep 22, 2016

How Nuke Power Causes Global Warming

Supporters of nuclear power like to argue that nukes are the key to combatting climate change. Here's why they are dead wrong.

Every nuclear generating station spews about two-thirds of the energy it burns inside its reactor core into the environment. Only one-third is converted into electricity. Another tenth of that is lost in transmission. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists:

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Sep 11, 2016

Christie Whitman Apologized for 9/11; How About Her Nukes?



Soon after the 9/11 terror attacks 15 years ago today, then-US EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman assured New Yorkers the air was safe to breathe.

Now she has issued a "heartfelt" apology, admitting that her misleading advice caused people to die. But will she also apologize for pushing lethal atomic reactor technologies that could kill far more people than 9/11?

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Sep 11, 2016

Christie Whitman Apologized for 9/11; How About Her Nukes?



Soon after the 9/11 terror attacks 15 years ago today, then-US EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman assured New Yorkers the air was safe to breathe.

Now she has issued a "heartfelt" apology, admitting that her misleading advice caused people to die. But will she also apologize for pushing lethal atomic reactor technologies that could kill far more people than 9/11?

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Sep 4, 2016

NY's Cuomo Wants Huge Reactor Bailout


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Jun 24, 2016

Diablo Shutdown Marks End of Atomic Era


California's Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) says it will shut its giant Diablo Canyon reactors near San Luis Obispo, and that the power they've been producing will be replaced by renewable energy. 

PG&E has also earmarked some $350 million to "retain and retrain" Diablo's workforce, whose union has signed on to the deal, which was crafted in large part by major environmental groups.

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