Why 3.6m Pounds Of Nuclear Waste Is Buried On A Popular Beach

By Kate Mishkin, The Guardian. -

More than 2 million visitors flock each year to California’s San Onofre state beach, a dreamy slice of coastline just north of San Diego. The beach is popular with surfers, lies across one of the [...]

Progressives Denounce Biden Plan For Taxpayer Bailout Of Nuclear Industry

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

The Biden administration is being urged Wednesday not to court "disaster" after new reporting revealed the White House is pushing for taxpayer subsidies to keep nuclear power plants afloat in its [...]

Nuclear Power In The Green New Deal?

By M.V. Ramana and Schyler Edmunston, Beyond Nuclear International. -

Over the last few years, there has been a growing interest in a Green New Deal and there are many versions proposed in different countries. At the same time, there has also been criticism of [...]

As Reactors Shut In Massachusetts And Pennsylvania, Nuke War Rages In Ohio And New York

By Harvey Wasserman, Intrepidreport.com -

As the nuke power industry slumps toward oblivion, two huge reactors are shutting in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The shutdowns are a body blow to atomic energy. The soaring costs of the [...]

Industry-Friendly FERC Rejects Perry’s Coal & Nukes Bailout

By Staff, Priceofoil.org -

“Secretary Perry likes to use flash and glitz to cover over imperfections in form. Like the wise judges on Dancing with the Stars, FERC saw through the act. “This was an easy decision to make for [...]

Renewables Generated More Power Than Nuclear In March And April

By Eric Wesof, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Eric Wesoff for GTM - Solar farms planted on an abandoned nuclear plant site or powering a coal museum or atop a strip mine offer stark images of the ascendance of renewables. But forget [...]

The Slow Death Spiral Of Nuclear Energy

By Paul Brown, www.climatenewsnetwork.net -

By Paul Brown for Climate News Network - The knock-on effects of the financial disasters the two companies face will be felt across the nuclear world, but nowhere more than in the UK, which was [...]

Westinghouse Bankruptcy Exclamation Point In Downward Spiral Of Nuclear Energy

By Staff, www.greenpeace.org -

By Staff of Green Peace - Toshiba/Westinghouse is responsible for building more nuclear reactors worldwide than any other entity. With the financial meltdown of Westinghouse, Toshiba also [...]

New Yorker’s Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Welfare For Nuclear Reactors

By Jon Campbell, www.democratandchronicle.com -

By Jon Campbell for Democrat and Chronicle - ALBANY - A state-approved bailout of three upstate nuclear power plants was the focus of a legislative hearing Monday, but New York's top energy [...]

Beyond Nuclear: Shutdown Reactors With Defective Parts

By Staff, www.beyondnuclear.org/ -

By Staff for Beyond Nuclear. Beyond Nuclear called on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to make public the full list of U.S nuclear power plants that are known to be operating with [...]

Clean Energy To Replace Energy From Last Nuclear Plant

By Phil McKenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil McKenna for Inside Climate News - Diablo Canyon, California's last remaining nuclear facility, will be retired within a decade if state regulators agree to a proposal by Pacific Gas and [...]

California, World’s Sixth Largest Economy, Going Nuclear-Free

By Kate Colwell, www.foe.org -

By Kate Colwell for Friends of the Earth - BERKELEY, CALIF. - An historic agreement has been reached between Pacific Gas and Electric, Friends of the Earth, and other environmental and labor [...]

5 More US Nukes To Close

By Harvey Wasserman, www.ecowatch.com -

By Harvey Wasserman for EcoWatch. A rising tsunami of U.S. nuke shut-downs may soon include California’s infamous Diablo Canyon double reactors. But it depends on citizen action, including a [...]

Newsletter: Ending The Political Charade

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. This week, on Earth Day, representatives from 130 countries gathered at the United Nations in New York City to sign the climate treaty agreed upon in Paris [...]

Majority Of Americans Oppose Fracking & Nuclear Energy

By Art Swift, www.gallup.com -

By Art Swift for Gallup - WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Opposition to the practice of hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" has increased significantly in the past year as environmental concerns, such as [...]