Nuclear Information and Resource Service

Type: Organization
Name: Nuclear Information and Resource Service
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Remains an Intractable Disaster

Why argue that everything is fine when it is as far from fine as we’ve ever known?The Santa Barbara Independent ‘s article on Fukushima was replete with incorrect information that, in my view, was dangerous to the community. The facts bear out that the ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why Are Top Entergy Executives Selling Their Own Stock?

WASHINGTON - April 16 - Tuesday, GreenWorld broke the story of a recent pattern of stock sales by top executives at Entergy, the nation’s second-largest operator of nuclear power stations. The CEO, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, and Senior VPs for Government ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Energy Report - April 14

News + Events April 14, 2014NRC Refuses to Expand Emergency Planning Zones around Nuclear FacilitiesOn April 7, 2014, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (“NRC”) denied a petition for rulemaking filed by the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (“NIRS”) ... [Published Troutman Sanders - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

NRC rejects petition to expand emergency zones

The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has denied a petition to expand Emergency Planning Zones around U.S. nuclear power plants. Nuclear Information and Resource Service submitted the petition, which was supported by 37 other environmental organizations, ... [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

NRC Fails the American People

WASHINGTON - April 9 - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today formally denied a petition originally submitted by Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and 37 co-petitioners to make modest improvements in emergency planning for nuclear ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Is U.S. Nuclear Energy or Isn’t It Dependent on Russian Enriched Uranium? (Part 1)

On March 26, we ran a blog post by Sufyan bin Uzayr subtitled: “The U.S., hooked on Russian enriched uranium, is in no position to impose long-term sanctions on Russia.” In other words, collateral damage from sanctions might include an end to Russia supplying ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

34 Groups: Reactor Licensing Should Be Suspended Until NRC Addresses New Findings On Nuclear Reactor Pool Fire Risks, Costs

New NRC Study Shows Even a Small Reactor Pool Fire Could Displace 4.1 Million People; Make More than 9,000 Square Miles Uninhabitable.New information from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) showing that even a small nuclear reactor pool fire ... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Clean energy groups question nuclear p..

Follow @EnergyDigitalMake sure to check out the latest issue of Energy Digital magazineA total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three ... [Published Energy Digital - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Piketon uranium project nearly out of money

WASHINGTON — The Maryland-based company that wants to build a uranium enrichment plant in southern Ohio has lived the equivalent of a taxpayer-funded paycheck-to-paycheck life for the past few years.Time after time, the company has gone to the brink of ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Crimea Has Potential to Produce Its Own Clean Energy, Russian Report Says

Crimea has “considerable potential to develop generation of alternative energy such as solar and wind power,” a report published Monday by Information Telegraph Agency of Russia (ITAR-TASS) states.This report comes just one day after electricity supply ... [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Goldman Sachs - the US's solar future

25th March 2014 Goldman Sachs says homeowners will no longer need to be on the grid in US. And that will happen sooner in expensive electricity states like New York and California.This projection tracks well with the recent Rocky Mountain Institute report ... [Published Ecologist - Mar 25 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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...of the kind of reporting and analysis GreenWorld was designed to provide," said Michael Mariotte, editor of GreenWorld and President of NIRS. "The mission of GreenWorld is to chronicle the transition--now in its beginning stages--to a nuclear-free, carbon-free energy system, and to provide news, analysis and occasional random musings on issues affecting nuclear power and clean energy worldwide."
...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."
Curran said:  "If a pool fire accident occurs such as was studied in the Peach Bottom case study, the resulting widespread contamination and displacement of people could have enormous socioeconomic impacts, matching or exceeding the devastating effects of the Fukushima accident on Japanese society."

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Fukushima Remains an Intractable Disaster [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Apr 18 2014]
Why Are Top Entergy Executives Selling Their Ow... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 16 2014]
Washington Energy Report - April 14 [Published Troutman Sanders - Apr 15 2014]
NRC rejects petition to expand emergency zones [Published Citizens Voice - Apr 10 2014]
Roundup: Agreement with DISH ends temporary bla... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 10 2014]
NRC rejects petition to extend emergency zones ... [Published Beaver County Times - Apr 09 2014]
NRC won’t expand safety buffer around nuke plants [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 09 2014]
NRC Fails the American People [Published Common Dreams - Apr 09 2014]
Is U.S. Nuclear Energy or Isn’t It Dependent on... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Apr 08 2014]
34 Groups: Reactor Licensing Should Be Suspende... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Apr 02 2014]
Clean energy groups question nuclear p.. [Published Energy Digital - Apr 02 2014]
Piketon uranium project nearly out of money [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 01 2014]
Goldman Sachs - the US's solar future [Published Ecologist - Mar 25 2014]
Crimea Has Potential to Produce Its Own Clean E... [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 24 2014]
Fukushima Three Years Later: Myths & Misconcept... [Published Beyond Nuclear - Mar 12 2014]
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