New Loan-Guarantee Bailout for New Nuclear Reactors Puts U.S. Taxpayers at Risk

Department of Energy Hands Over Billions of Dollars to ‘Poster Child for Cost Overruns’ Nuclear Power Industry is Perfect Illustration of Why Taxpayers Are Saying “No More Bailouts!” - Billions for Plant Vogtle Reactors Impossible to Justify in Terms of Rising Financial Risks, Reduced Demand for Power, Cheaper Renewables and Huge Potential of Energy Efficiency […]

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A DEAD NUCLEAR REACTOR?

CENSORED IN 1981: WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A DEAD NUCLEAR REACTOR? On July 23, 1976, Pacific Gas & Electric’s Humboldt Bay nuclear reactor in northern California shut down for refueling — and has not reopened since. The plant is located in an earthquake zone and regulators closed it down due to fear of possible […]

CENSORED IN 1980: THE NUCLEAR ISSUE

CENSORED IN 1980: THE CONTINUING CENSORSHIP OF THE NUCLEAR ISSUE     Three Mile Island, the worst accident in the history of the atomic energy program in the United States, has proven to be a blessing for pro-nuclear propagandists. Using the phrase, “no one died at TMI,” the nuclear power industry has embarked on a […]