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New Report out on Financial Risks of New Nuclear Power Plants

New Report out on Financial Risks of New Nuclear Power Plants. Advertisements

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“Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide” – the problem of “coziness” / video & transcript from Fairewinds Associates, Inc.

“Nuclear Oversight Lacking Worldwide” – the problem of “coziness” / video & transcript from Fairewinds Associates, Inc..

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UPDATED – comment on Sun Sentinel article “Design planned for new Florida nukes OKed as criticism intensifies” by Julie Patel

UPDATE:  Julie Patel has corrected the article.  On a Saturday morning, yet!  Thanks very much to her for that. [I entered the comment below electronically on the Sun Sentinel’s website in the space provided for comments, but it has not … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor, Tribune Review re: AP1000 Design

  To: The Editor, Pittsburgh Tribune Review Regarding your story on Friday, September 30th, 2011 (“Westinghouse: Proposed nuclear reactor’s building safe”) in which you refer to a news release from environmental groups:  The news release from the environmental group provides links … Continue reading

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On building and interpreting physical models: the NRC now has to face what went wrong in modeling the AP1000 nuclear reactor design (UPDATED on September 24th, 2011)

On building and interpreting physical models: the NRC now has to face what went wrong in modeling the AP1000 nuclear reactor design (UPDATED on September 24th, 2011). I’ve updated this post, replacing the last paragraph with the following: UPDATE September … Continue reading

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On building and interpreting physical models: the NRC now has to face what went wrong in modeling the AP1000 nuclear reactor design (UPDATED on September 24th & 30th, 2011)

16 September 2011 This post is to tell you what has happened so far since August 16th, 2011.  That was the day that I made a presentation to the NRC’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS)’s Subcommittee on the AP1000 … Continue reading

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Forgetting About the Sun

Forgetting About the Sun. This post explains the context of my presentation to the NRC’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards on August 16, 2011, provides links to the slides and text of my 5 minute presentation, and provides links to … Continue reading

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