Today the California utility company Southern California Edison (SCE) made the decision to permanently retire the two nuclear reactors at its San Onofre Generating Station, or SONGS, located on the Pacific coast mid-way between Los
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The nuclear accident at the Fukushima-Dai’ichi nuclear plant in Japan, which began nearly one year ago, on March 11, 2011, has had a major impact on how Americans view the risks of nuclear power.
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko used these words – “static, not stable”– to describe the current situation at Fukushima Daiichi in a Senate hearing this past Tuesday.
Over the last twenty days, the status of the nuclear accident on Japan’s Pacific Coast has changed dramatically. During the first week – in the direct aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami – explosions and fires damaged four of the six reactor units at the nuclear plant, more than one qua
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