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'Indian Point' -- Documentary On Problem-Plagued Nuclear Plants Is Out

Karl Grossman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Green
Karl Grossman

"Indian Point" is a film about the long problem-plagued Indian Point nuclear power plants that are "so, so risky -- so close to New York City," notes its director and producer Ivy Meeropol. "Times Square is 35 miles away."

San Onofre's Closing: An Advance for Safe, Clean, Renewable Energy

Karl Grossman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Karl Grossman

The challenge has been converting this understanding to action, particularly considering how special interests pushing their energy products--nuclear, oil, gas and coal--have a hold on so many governments around the world.

Guess Which State Isn't Getting A New Nuclear Reactor?

The Baltimore Sun | Jamie Smith Hopkins | Posted 05.12.2013 | DC

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission upheld a decision Monday preventing a French company from building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclea...

Lucia Graves

Scientists Gauge Environmental Threats To Nuclear Power In The Wake Of Fukushima | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A year after a 30-foot tsunami ravaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, some scientists say regulators underestimate ...

Storms Cause Power Outages In Southern States, Knock Out Nuclear Units In Alabama

Reuters | Peggy Gargis | Posted 06.27.2011 | Green

April 28, 2011 12:47:21 AM By Peggy Gargis BIRMINGHAM, Ala (Reuters) - Powerful storms cut power and knocked out nuclear units as they tore acro...

Japan Military Helicopters Dump Seawater On Nuclear Reactor

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZAO, Japan -- Japanese military helicopters dumped loads of seawater onto a stricken nuclear reactor Thursday, trying to avoid full meltdowns as plant...