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3/11

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On March 11, 2016

Five years today since the Fukushima earthquake and subsequent nuclear power plant disaster. Some links for this anniversary. The power plant is still leaking radioactive substances into the ocean, al

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Nuclear Deals

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On February 18, 2016
It’s late on Thursday evening, you’ve probably popped open a beer or had a glass of wine. Time for a light-hearted blog post considering the legacy of the U.S.-India nuclear deal a decade after its signing. Turns out it is, unsurprisingly, really complicated! In short, it’s real goal for the U.S. was to open up […]
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Watts Bar

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On October 10, 2015
The Tennessee Valley Authority is about to finally bring Watts Bar Unit 2 online, making it the first new nuclear power plant to open in the United States since 1996. It’s been a complete disaster from the very beginning of its construction, way back in 1973. This piece in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is […]
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Guess Who?

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On March 9, 2015
I’ve been putting together a lecture for tomorrow’s U.S. Environmental History class on atomic nature and I came across this ad, which I just could not resist sharing with you. Good times. Share

It’s Baaaaaaack!!!

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On November 13, 2014

What does Republican control of both houses of Congress mean? Many things of course. But one of them might be yet another push to open the Yucca Mountain nuclear storage facility in Nevada. And really

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