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Disaster Spiraling Out of Control at Fukushima as Japan's Prime Minister Asks for Global Help
Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Massive quantities of heavily contaminated water are pouring into the Pacific Ocean, dousing workers along the way. Huge, flimsy tanks are leaking untold tons of highly radioactive fluids.
Why Obama Must Pardon Leonard Peltier
Posted on: Jul 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet
As an indigenous activist, Peltier has been deemed a political prisoner by Amnesty International and numerous other human rights organizations.
Victory for Grassroots Activism and Public Safety: San Onofre Nuclear Plant Closure Announced
Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet
This victory at San Onofre is a falling domino. Had the public not fought back, those reactors would have been “fixed” at public expense.
Blatant Disregard For Public Safety: Crippled Nuclear Power Plant in California Is Being Fast-Tracked for Reopening
Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Southern California Edison is fighting off installing wind or solar generators, hoping to keep the public paying for its failures at San Onofre.
The Tower that Toppled a Terrible Technology: How the Anti-Nuke Movement Was Born
Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The decades have taught us that money spent on any form of atomic energy means vital resources stripped from renewable technologies we need to survive.
Why the Nuclear Industry Is Beginning to Collapse
Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet
But will the demise of the industry come before there is another big disaster?
Showdown at San Onofre: Why the Nuclear Industry May Be Dealt a Big Blow
Posted on: Jan 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Two stricken California reactors may soon redefine a global movement aimed at eradicating nuclear power.
If the Same Magnitude Quake Had Hit California, We Could Have Been Nuked
Posted on: Mar 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet
An 8.9 Richter-scale earthquake could have ripped apart at least four coastal reactors and sent a lethal cloud of radiation across the entire United States.
Nuclear Energy Suffers Another Big Blow -- Will the Dying Industry Continue to Beg for More Government Subsidies?
Posted on: Dec 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet
2010 again left the "nuclear renaissance" in the Dark Age that defines the technology. But an Armageddon-style battle looms when Congress returns next year.
Vermont's Great Green Election Day Victory -- Kick out the Nuclear Plant
Posted on: Nov 5, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Vermont's new governor pledged to shut its leaking nuclear site. And the town closest to that reactor has voted to take it by eminent domain if necessary.
Pot Prohibition Is the Cornerstone of a Police State
Posted on: Oct 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Any law that allows the easy incarceration of any citizen any time those in power want to do it is the ultimate enemy of democracy.
Hemp Is the Far Bigger Economic Issue Hiding Behind Legal Marijuana
Posted on: Oct 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Prop 19 will open up California to hemp, a multi-billion-dollar crop that has been a staple of human agriculture for thousands of years.
Another Feeble-headed Nuke Drops Dead
Posted on: Oct 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Not surprisingly, the 'nuclear renaissance' seems to have suffered a set back -- one of its shining stars has dropped dead and 'new generation' plants may go with it.
6 Reasons Nuclear Energy Advocate Stewart Brand Is Wrong
Posted on: Jul 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Nuclear energy is a Dark Age technology, defined by unsustainable costs, inefficiencies, eco-destruction, radiation releases and much more.
Apocalypse Now and Next: From Gulf Spill to Nuke Disaster
Posted on: Jun 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet
We just ignited a disaster beyond our technical control. Why are we on the brink of doing it again?
Our Big Challenge on Earth Day: Stop the Nuke Industry from Pretending It Can Prevent Climate Change
Posted on: Apr 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The global grassroots green movement must work to transform the pending climate bill into something that can actually save the planet.
You Are Now Paying for the Next 3 Mile Island
Posted on: Mar 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The nuclear industry wants us all to pay hundreds of billions for the joy of living downwind from still more 3 Mile Islands for which they intend to assume no liability.
Nuclear Energy's Comeback Is Fueled By Lobbying Dollars, Not By Safer or Better Technology
Posted on: Feb 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Over 10 years, the industry has spent $1 million per every U.S. Senator and Representative, plus another $100 million for the White House, courts and media.
Obama Pledges Billions for 20th Century's Most Expensive Technological Failure -- Nuclear Power
Posted on: Feb 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Obama has announced some $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for two new reactors planned for Georgia, which are unable to withstand natural cataclysms like hurricanes.
A Quarter of U.S. Nuclear Plants Are Leaking a Radioactive Material Linked to Cancer
Posted on: Feb 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet
At least 27 of America's 104 aging atomic reactors are known to be leaking radioactive tritium, which is linked to cancer if inhaled or ingested through the throat or skin.
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