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Mayflower: First, ExxonMobil Tar Sands Pipeline Spill; Now, Deadly Tornado Destroys Arkansas Town

Steve Horn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On March 29, 2013, ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas, sending hundreds of...

NRC Probes Indian Point Security Lapses

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating possibly major lapses in security at the Indian Point nuclear power plants, including the prospect that criminal elements are using parts of the plants' drills for their own training.

Vermont Governor Takes Heat for Warming Up To Wal-Mart

Al Norman | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business
Al Norman

Does Gpv. Shumlin seriously think Vermonters are going to spend more money simply because they have another place to buy Chinese-made underwear? Cutting the retail pie thinner does not create net new jobs.

Nuclear Power Plant Workers Sleep, Watch DVDs On The Job, Says Lawsuit

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A security lieutenant at New York's Indian Point nuclear power complex has filed a lawsuit claiming the plant is unsecure, and that ...

NRC Renews Reactor License

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

May 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said Friday it approved a new 20-year operating license for Entergy Corp's Pilgrim r...

NRC Chairman To Tour Michigan Nuclear Plant

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green

COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is scheduled to tour Entergy Corp.'s Palisades nuclear plant in...

Nuclear Power's Green Mountain Grassroots Demise

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

If the citizens of Vermont can shut Yankee, a dam will be breached and the post-Fukushima power of a rising grassroots tsunami will be made tangible. Solartopia will be that much closer.

Protest Planned At Vermont Nuclear Plant

Posted 05.19.2012 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A new license term for Entergy Corp.'s Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is expected to be greeted this week with big protests. ...

Nuclear Power Company Fights To Store Radioactive Waste

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Entergy Corp., which owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, said Monday night it would appeal a federal judge's order allowin...

Nuclear Reactor Back In Service

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | New York

BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A nuclear reactor in New York City's suburbs is back in service after an eight-day shutdown to repair a pump that was leaking slight...

Louisiana's Forests Could Be Tapped for Energy Soon

Susan Buchanan | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Roots of mighty oaks push up through New Orleans sidewalks while trees in the metropolis often tower above nearby buildings. Nearly half of Louisiana, in fact, is covered with forests, and the southern U.S. as a whole is considered the nation's wood basket.

Indian Point, The NRC and 2012

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

After careful review of what is known about the Indian Point power plant, I am and have been of the view that it is dangerous, expensive and unnecessary. Here's why.

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Trial Wraps Up

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- An Entergy Corp. lawyer argued Wednesday in the court battle over Vermont's refusal to extend the life of a nuclear power plant th...

Nuclear Power Plant Trial: VP Says Firm Agreed To State Oversight

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — A vice president of the company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant said Tuesday he wrote a letter almost three ...

U.S. Nuke Plant Sues State To Stay Open

AP | By JOHN CURRAN | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The owners of Vermont's only nuclear power plant filed suit Monday to stop the state from closing the plant, which recently won a 2...

NY State Attorney General: Nuclear Plant Violates Fire Safety Rules

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

March 28, 2011 8:44:57 PM NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The Indian Point nuclear power plant has sought more than 100 exemptions from the fire code tha...

Chris Kirkham

Japan Crisis Highlights U.S. Nuclear Safety Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The nuclear crisis in Japan has prompted a re-examination of the safety net for nuclear power in the United States, with former regulators and safety ...

Nuclear Safety Debate Hits Stock Prices

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Electric, which designed all six (and built three) of the reactors at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, has lost ov...

Emergency Shut Down Of 2 Nuke Plants In Same Hour Called A 'Coincidence'

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Unplanned shutdowns an hour apart at nuclear plants in Vermont and New York – one due to a small leak of radioactive wat...

"Let Them Eat Fish:" Reflections on Deceptive Advertising by Entergy and BP

Charlotte Dennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charlotte Dennett

Environmentally conscious Vermont voters have been remarking on the similarity between media ads on local TV by Entergy, owner of the radiation-leaking Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, and BP.

Action to Reduce Energy Costs Will Boost Job Growth

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

This op-ed appeared in The Capitol on June 29, 2010. Energy costs are high in New York State - nearly twice the national average. This is a major dr...

The Hidden Costs of Nuclear Power

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alec Baldwin

Often when discussing the advent of a new era in nuclear power generation, advocates for nukes tread lightly over certain subjects, such as waste disposal and security issues.

Climate Controversy Damages Chamber's Reputation

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

The Chamber's tone-deaf response to the situation is contributing to reputation damage that is hurting the organization's credibility.

The US Chamber's Continuing Climate Credibility Crisis

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

If the media briefing late last week was supposed to make things better for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the face of an onslaught of major defections over its climate extremism, it didn't.

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.