Archive | October, 2012

The Real Waste Problem:

Not Just a Nuclear Problem A relatively new blog (at least to me) from “a couple of MIT engineers” has had several interesting posts lately.  Today, I want to comment on one that analyzes the waste streams from solar versus nuclear power.  While most public attention focuses on the waste from nuclear power plants–it is […]

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Asian Carmakers Sign MoU Regarding Scandinavian Hydrogen Highway

In Copenhagen, Denmark representatives from Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Hyundai all signed memorandums of understanding (MoU) regarding the buildup of the Scandinavian Hydrogen Highway by 2014 to 2017. The MoU is focused on pulling together public and private stakeholders in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland to help build out the necessary hydrogen refueling infrastructure in […]

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Emergency Preparedness: The Role of Nuclear Power Plants

I was not surprised to read a recent article in the Cedar Rapids Gazette about the findings and conclusions of a report from the National Academy of Sciences on emergency preparedness, particularly with regard to the link between nuclear power plants and the emergency preparedness of surrounding communities. In particular, the report found that there […]

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