By Scott D. Portzline
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will vote against adopting a requirement for guards at nuclear power plant entrances some time before spring 2009.
The vast majority of citizens, legislators and government officials agree with Three Mile Island Alert’s petition for rulemaking to add such a rule.
By Marlene Lang
On June 2, 2008, the U.S. Department of Energy was expected to file its application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to move ahead with building the nation a nuclear waste dump 90 miles outside of Las Vegas, near fault lines and only 8 miles from the site of a 1992 earthquake. And above the water table. Has anyone told the DOE that water flows down, and carries with it almost anything that crosses its path?
By Eric Epstein
Exelon’s relocation of Three Mile Island’s Emergency Operations Facility (EOF) and Joint Information Center (JIC) to Chester County focused on geographic and technical considerations, as well as cost savings. These are important and meaningful components of this discussion. However, it is also necessary to review the history of communication and emergency preparedness problems at Three Mile Island (TMI).
By Eric Epstein
Remember the environmentalist who proclaimed the dawn of a new day as he drove around town in his electric powered automobile? He chirped about the cleanliness of this mode of transport until it was pointed out that the battery was charged by the coal burning power plant down the road...
Well, he’s baaaaaaaack! A little plumper and older but still addicted. This time he’s got a better deal: Nuclear power.