Category Archives: Nuclear power

Some good news: Japanese court blocks restart of two reactors

Reuters reported today: A Japanese court on Tuesday issued an injunction to prevent the restart of two reactors citing safety concerns, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to return to atomic energy four years after the Fukushima … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Seismic monitor reviews reveal many outages

I’m trying to play catch up after not posting anything in quite a length of time. I’ve decided to do a series of longitudinal reviews of the Nuclear Regulatory┬áCommission’s Event Notification Reports for the last month┬ácovering a number of subjects, … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader: Nuclear power is uneconomical, uninsurable, unsafe, unnecessary and unevacuable

Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader published a great summary piece on nuclear power in the Ecologist last Friday: …nuclear power is a government / taxpayer-guaranteed boondoggle whose staggering costs, incurred and deferred, are absorbed by American taxpayers via a supine government … Continue reading

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