All Articles on Nuclear Power

S. David Freeman, Chief Energy Advisor, State of California, appears as the keynote speaker at the "Energy Summit" panel discussion, June 2, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) Views
S. David Freeman: Seven Decades of Participating in Power for All of Us
Freeman mocked the foolish embrace of fossil fuels and warned all who would listen about the deadly impact of coal, oil, and natural gas consumption on our environment.
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Aerial view of the dam that the Tittabawassee River breached on May 20, 2020 in Sanford, Michigan. News
Michigan Flood, Says Group, Shows US Unprepared for 'Nightmarish' Threat of Nuclear Disaster Combined With Pandemic
"The prospect of a nuclear disaster prompting a mass evacuation during a viral pandemic reinforces the need for an energy policy focused on safe, clean and affordable renewable energy."
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Instead of Protecting Public Health During Covid-19 Crisis, Trump Moves to Prop Up 'Dirty, Dying' Uranium Mining Industry
"It's despicable to risk irreversible harm to spectacular wild places by propping up uranium companies that can't compete in global markets."
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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) Views
Terrified Atomic Workers Warn That the COVID-19 Pandemic May Threaten Nuclear Reactor Disaster
Nuclear safety cannot be shortchanged—especially in the midst of an outbreak like what the nation is now experiencing.
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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) News
Nuclear Industry Effort to Exploit Coronavirus Crisis for Backdoor Bailout Decried as 'Disaster Capitalism at its Worst'
"The nuclear industry begged for a bailout last fall and is now using coronavirus to try and brazenly grab more cash," warned Friends of the Earth.
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Storage tanks for radioactive water stand at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on January 29, 2020 in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. News
'An Appalling Act of Industrial Vandalism': Japanese Officials Do PR for Plan to Dump Fukushima Water Into Ocean
The Japanese government told embassy officials from nearly two dozen countries that releasing the water into the ocean was a "feasible" approach that could be done "with certainty."
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Fukushima Reactor Cleanup Delayed by Five Years as Japanese Public Demands End to Nuclear Energy
The delay comes days after Japan's government proposed releasing contaminated water from the plant into the ocean.
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The question of ownership—private or public—cannot be answered without accounting for the structural safety and potential liabilities of the two decrepit megaliths at San Luis Obispo. (Photo: Wikimedia) Views
Final Showdown: PG&E at the Brink of Nuclear Bankruptcy
The same pattern of lethal neglect and deferred maintenance that made PG&E the proven culprit in murderous wildfires is being repeated at Diablo Canyon.
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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. News
Nuclear Industry's $23 Billion Bailout Request Shows Why It Should Have 'No Role to Play' in Solving Climate Crisis: Study
"For the sake of taxpayers, electricity consumers and the climate, Congress must stop this endless nuclear boondoggle."
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Driven by Solar Installations, IEA Projects Global Renewable Energy Capacity to Rise by 50% in 5 Years
However, the deployment of renewables "still needs to accelerate if we are to achieve long-term climate, air quality, and energy access goals."
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