Karl Grossman

Karl Grossman has been a professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury for 32 years. He is a specialist in investigative reporting. He is the author of Cover Up: What You Are Not Supposed to Know About Nuclear Power. He is the host of the nationally aired TV program, Enviro Close-Up.

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Thursday, March 31, 2011
Nuclear Disaster and Obama's Disastrous Response
President Barack Obama’s support this week for the construction of more nuclear power plants in the United States, amid the ongoing nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, must be considered -- against stiff competition -- as one of the most wrong-headed and irrational positions ever taken by a U.S. president.
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Saturday, March 12, 2011
Behind the Hydrogen Explosion at the Fukushima Nuclear Plant
The explosion at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is being described as caused by a “hydrogen build-up” The situation harks back to the “hydrogen bubble” that was feared would explode when the Three Mile Island plant in 1979 underwent a partial meltdown.
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Thursday, September 02, 2010
Hurricane Earl... and Floating Nuclear Power Plants
It was supposed to happen off the U.S. East Coast and was scuttled because of skyrocketing costs, public opposition and a lack of need. But the concept of floating nuclear power plants is back. Russia, copying the U.S. plan, recently launched the first of what it says will be many floating nuclear plants that it will moor off its coastline and sell to nations around the world.
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Thursday, May 29, 2008
Half-Trillion Dollars for Nukes!
With Wall Street unwilling to finance new nuclear plants, U.S. Senators Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut and John Warner of Virginia have cooked up a scheme to provide $544 billion --­ yes, with a "b" -- in subsidies for new nuclear power plant development. Their move will be debated on the floor of the Senate Tuesday, June 3. A Lieberman aide describes the plan as "the most historic incentive for nuclear in the history of the United States."
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Sunday, February 03, 2008
Money Is the Real Green Power: The Hoax of Eco-Friendly Nuclear Energy
Nuclear advocates in government and the nuclear industry are engaged in a massive, heavily financed drive to revive atomic power in the United States-with most of the mainstream media either not questioning or actually assisting in the promotion.
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