Archive | April, 2012

Jaczko denies everything

When a politician gets in trouble in Washington, it is almost always about one of two things – money or women The classic instances of a politician getting in trouble in Washington usually include being found out to have spent time, like overnight or longer, with someone who was not their spouse. Examples include President Clinton and […]

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World Nuclear Association:

Changing of the Guard The World Nuclear Association (WNA) just made an announcement of a pair of very important leadership changes: Tim Gitzel, the CEO and president of Cameco, has just assumed the chairmanship of the WNA, replacing Chris Crane, the president and COO of Exelon (who will continue on as vice-chair); and John Ritch, […]

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NRC: No timetable for restart at San Onofre

The visit by NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko gives California Senator Diane Feinstein a chance to throw a curve ball in the form of the 50 mile evacuation zone It was opening day for baseball around the U.S. last week, but at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), it was looking a lot […]

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Green Fallout Shelters for the Coming Apocalypse

Green Fallout Shelter So, you may think the Mayan calendar is a bunch of bunk and that survivalists are a bunch of weirdoes spending their lives preparing for a big nothing. And you could be right. But what if you’re not? FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) doesn’t take disaster preparedness lightly. And in addition, they […]

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Wind and Nuclear Power:

What’s Good for the Goose… There is an old saying that goes, “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.” (I may appear to be dating myself, but in my defense, my mother used to use it.) I thought of that expression the other day when two pieces of news crossed my desk […]

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