The NRA said Kyushu Electric Power Co.’s two-reactor Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture could restart, although that still hinges on the approval of local authorities.Read More
Only luck and real courage at 14 nuclear reactors on Japan’s Pacific coast overcame the technical failures of nuclear power and prevented the nation from being destroyed by radiation. The untold story of March 11, 2011 is how close Japan came to three more spent fuel pool fires at Fukushima Daiichi and four meltdowns at Fukushima Daini.Read More
More proof that nukes don’t stop global warming, but global warming stops nukes.
Two Turkey Point reactors owned by Florida Power & Light are cooled by water from 168 miles of canals. Due to global warming, and exacerbated by discharge from the reactors, the canals are now overheated, and one degree from the maximum temperature allowed by the NRC. Arnie Gundersen was interviewed by Miami News Radio, which has a news brief.
The reactor could shut down or reduce power, but demand for air conditioning is high. Rather than shutting down, FPL wants to draw 30 million gallons of water a day from an underground aquifer.Read More
(APN) ATLANTA -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is close to finalizing plans to accept highly radioactive commercial spent nuclear fuel from Germany to be deposited at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, according to news reports that were buried deeper than the plutonium itself.Read More
Columbia, S.C.-- In response to the need for increased monitoring of the nuclear projects carried out by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Savannah River Site (SRS), a new public-interest watchdog group is being launched today.Read More