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Entries by Bill Chameides from 06/2011

The Nuclear Option: Waste Plan or a Wasteland?

| Posted 06.07.2011 | Green

The storage pool failures at Fukushima are highly relevant to America. The United States currently has about 65,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel. More than two-thirds of that waste is stored in storage pools much like those at Fukushima.

The Toxic Substances Control Act's Toxic Baddies

| Posted 06.14.2011 | Green

Of the some 80,000 chemicals manufactured and used in the United States, the EPA has issued regulations to control just five "existing" and four "new" chemicals. Today, we'll learn a little about each of them.