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Grassroots Pressure Escalates to Shut Down Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant
The two reactors at Diablo Canyon are the last ones still operating in California. And the grassroots pressure to shut them down is escalating. Together grassroots activists have shut three California reactors at San Onofre , between Los Angeles and San Diego and one each at Rancho Seco, near...
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Did We Almost Lose New York?
For the third time in a decade a major fire/explosion has ripped apart a transformer at the Indian Point reactor complex. News reports have taken great care to emphasize that the accident happened in the “non nuclear” segment of the plant. Ironically, the disaster spewed oil into the Hudson River,...
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36 Years of Three Mile Island’s Lethal Lies ...and Still Counting
The lies that killed people at Three Mile Island 36 years ago on March 28, 1979 are still being told at Chernobyl, Fukushima , Diablo Canyon, Davis-Besse … and at TMI itself. As the first major reactor accident that was made known to the public is sadly commemorated, and as the global nuclear...
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Fukushima: Amidst Radioactive Ruins, Renewable Energy Revolution Soars
The catastrophe that began at Fukushima four years ago today is worse than ever. But the good news can ultimately transcend the bad—if we make it so. An angry grassroots movement has kept shut all 54 reactors that once operated in Japan. It’s the largest on-going nuke closure in history. Big...
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Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March
Above all, the worldwide People’s Climate March on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.: Coal , Oil , Nukes and Gas . Which also means abolishing corporate personhood and saving the internet . The fossil/nuclear corporations have been given human rights but no human responsibilities. They’re about to...
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