Nuclear Information and Resource Service

Type: Organization
Name: Nuclear Information and Resource Service
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

34 Groups to President Obama: NRC Commissioner Magwood Must Go

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups – including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy – are asking President ... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Williams (VCAN, VYDA, NIRS) to speak in Chicago July 17th

The following announcement comes from Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS) Director, David Kraft. If you are near Chicago and can attend, please do, and bring folks with you. If not, but you know folks near Chicago, please send word to them. Thanks. ... [Published Beyond Nuclear - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Not a “foreign agent”: Who wants to slap the label on Ecodefense and why resisting it matters

KALININGRAD–In 2012, Russia adopted the notorious law that forces to register as “foreign agents” non-governmental organizations that engage in “political activities” and also receive funding from abroad. Since then, no organization actually engaged in ... [Published Bellona Foundation - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

34 Groups Urge Nuclear Regulatory Commission's "Fatally Compromised" William Magwood To Resign Immediately

(MENAFN - InvestorIdea) Failed to Recuse Himself on Key Votes: Pursuit of Job Promoting Nuclear Power Put NRC Commissioner at Odds with "Safety First" Requirement of U.S. Federal Law; Parallel Seen to OIG Investigation ... [Published MENAFN - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Atomic Show #217 – Michael Mariotte, President NIRS

At the suggestion of a long time Atomic Insights contributor and Atomic Show listener, I invited Michael Mariotte for a guest appearance on the Atomic Show. In the small world made up of active nuclear advocates and people adamantly opposed to nuclear ... [Published Atomic Insights - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear Industry Gains Carbon-Focused Allies in Push to Save Reactors

Environmentalists and the nuclear industry are beginning a push to preserve old nuclear reactors whose economic viability is threatened by cheap natural gas and rising production of wind energy. They argue that while natural gas and wind are helpful ... [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

NRC rejects petition to extend emergency zones around nuke plants

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | SHIPPINGPORT -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected a petition to extend the 10-mile emergency planning zone around U.S. nuclear power plants, the agency announced Wedn ... [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Three Years Later: Myths & Misconceptions

Abby Martin of RT's "Breaking the Set" news program takes a look at the state of the Fukushima nuclear power plant three years after the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that led to the meltdown; discussing the long term impacts of continued ... [Published Beyond Nuclear - Mar 12 2014]

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The letter to the NRC Inspector General concludes:  "Therefore, we request you to open an independent investigation into the question of whether and to what extent Mr. Magwood has violated federal ethics rules and/or statutory prohibitions against real or apparent conflicts of interest.  Should you conclude that Mr. Magwood has indeed violated federal ethics standards, we ask you to refer this matter to the U S Department of Justice."
...Klein avoided creating a conflict of interest during his term on the NRC by "decid[ing] simply not to address any prospective employment offers while at NRC."
...of a plant and therefore any initial protective actions, such as evacuations or sheltering in place, should be focused there," Sheehan said. "Put another way, the projected radiation levels would not be expected to exceed EPA protective action dose guidelines ... beyond 10 miles under most accident scenarios."

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Chris Williams (VCAN, VYDA, NIRS) to speak in C... [Published Beyond Nuclear - Jul 07 2014]
The following announcement comes from Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS) Director, David Kraft. If you are near Chicago and can attend, please do, and bring folks with you. If not, but you know folks near Chicago, please send word to them. Thanks. ...
Atomic Show #217 – Michael Mariotte, President ... [Published Atomic Insights - Jun 19 2014]
At the suggestion of a long time Atomic Insights contributor and Atomic Show listener, I invited Michael Mariotte for a guest appearance on the Atomic Show. In the small world made up of active nuclear advocates and people adamantly opposed to nuclear ...
Nuclear Industry Gains Carbon-Focused Allies in... [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 30 2014]
Environmentalists and the nuclear industry are beginning a push to preserve old nuclear reactors whose economic viability is threatened by cheap natural gas and rising production of wind energy. They argue that while natural gas and wind are helpful ...
Fukushima Three Years Later: Myths & Misconcept... [Published Beyond Nuclear - Mar 12 2014]
Abby Martin of RT's "Breaking the Set" news program takes a look at the state of the Fukushima nuclear power plant three years after the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that led to the meltdown; discussing the long term impacts of continued ...
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