Dr. Zbigniew Jaworowski – CHERNOBYL: THE FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN?

Zbigniew Jaworowski (Professor Emeritus of the Central Laboratory for Radiological Protection, Warsaw Poland) has written an excellent column titled Chernobyl: The Fear of the Unknown? It was commissioned by a group that received the draft from Dr. Jaworowski in February, 2006 and then took so long to review it that they missed the deadlines imposed […]

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Florida passes laws that will encourage nuclear development

The Florida state senate passed a new energy roadmap with some provisions that may encourage electric power utilities in the state to speed up their development of new nuclear power plants. The bill passed through the senate on a 39-0 vote after having been approved by the House on Wednesday, 3 May on a vote […]

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Interesting discussion on AlterNet

Joshua Holland of AlterNet has posted an article titled Bush’s Nuclear Madness in which he postulates that the coming nuclear renaissance is just a creation of the evil Bush administration. As a long time independent nuclear advocate, I took issue with the assertion and posted a long comment on the article. You can find it […]

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AlterNet article – "Bush's Nuclear Madness"

Joshua Holland at AlterNet has posted a thought and comment provoking article titled Bush’s Nuclear Madness in which he postulates that the only reason that nuclear power is making a comeback in the public eye is that there has been a focused, long term effort by a shadowy group of industry lobbyists making key political […]

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Atomic Guests: CHERNOBYL: THE FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN?

””This column was written by Dr. Zbigniew Jaworowski (Professor Emeritus of the Central Laboratory for Radiological Protection, Warsaw Poland). It was commissioned by a group that received the draft in February and then took so long to review it that they missed the deadlines imposed by traditional media outlets for publication during the “attention period” […]

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DOD energy efficiency focus

There is just so much information out there that even someone as focused on a particular topic as I am sometimes misses something really interesting. On 20 April, 2006, Military.com published an article by Suzanne Yohannan titled DoD Broadens Energy Efficiency Focus. It provides some interesting figures and includes a thought provoking position advanced by […]

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Nuclear Power Training Graduation

On 21 April, 2006, I had the opportunity to attend a heart warming graduation ceremony for 332 outstanding young Americans who had just completed six months of exceedingly challenging study at the Navy Nuclear Power Training Command. They join a long line of more than 110,000 people that have survived similar training during the past […]

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EnergyPulse article – Does Nuclear Power Make Sense?

There is an energetic discussion going on at EnergyPulse associated with a rather provocative article titled Does Nuclear Power Really Make Sense?. As of a few minutes ago (3:20 am on May 2, 2006), there were 44 comments, many of them making excellent sense and using solid facts to support the positions stated. Of course, […]

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Paul Gunter and Patrick Moore on PBS NewsHour

(Thanks to Eric McErlain at NEI Nuclear Notes for the initial link to the story.) On Wednesday, April 26, 2006, the NewsHour program on PBS produced a short segment marking the 20 year anniversary of the Chernobyl accident. The segment is typically “balanced” by showing pictures of children with the claim that they have to […]

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