NUCLEAR POWER TOUTED AS CLIMATE CHANGE DETERRENT
- REASONS NOT TO GLOW. Solnit, Rebecca // Orion Magazine;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p14
The author discusses proposals to build nuclear power plants as a response to climate change. She suggests nuclear plants are not safe, are expensive, and have the same power infrastructure as coal-burning power plants. She suggests uranium mining necessary for nuclear power has severe...
- FOREVER IS A LONG TIME. LITTLE, JANE BRAXTON // Earth Island Journal;Spring2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p36
The article focuses on the problem posted by nuclear power plants, although they performed as they are designed, as well as their solutions. It notes the risks posted by radioactive wastes and their contaminants. It considers the effort of sending these wastes into outer space. It also discusses...
- Consider all solutions. Gerlat, Allan // Waste & Recycling News;8/16/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p9
The article discusses the importance of proper management of nuclear power waste causing toxic substance to affect the environment and public health. U.S. President Barack Obama has planned to abandon the Yucca Mountain in Nevada as the proposed site for the repository of nuclear waste....
- Vermont's Green Front. Colleran, Brian // E: The Environmental Magazine;May/Jun2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p18
The article discusses the association of environment, economy, and politics in Vermont. It notes that the states was able to maintain its rural tone and unique character with its ecological and environmental projects. On the other hand, its nuclear power plant, Vermont Yankee, was discovered to...
- Low level radioactive waste? // Tikkun;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p9
Reports on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) policy regarding low level radioactive waste. Percent of radioactive waste generated by power plants which is being deregulated; Concerns about the environmental consequences of dumping such waste in ordinary municipal landfills.
- Has the danger increased? // USA Today Magazine;Jun89, Vol. 117 Issue 2529, p12
Examines the potential danger of a nuclear accident in America. Criticism of safety measures adopted by nuclear-plants; Lack of an international agency to oversee nuclear-plant safety.
- Nuclear power, Act II. Cook, W.J. // U.S. News & World Report;5/29/89, Vol. 106 Issue 21, p52
Discusses the newfound interest in nuclear power, which produces no atmospheric pollutants. This major environmental benefit, along with recent growth in electrical demand, gives nuclear-plant builders hope for an American market by the turn of the century.
- Fur flies over cracked lids. Webb, Jeremy // New Scientist;4/3/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1867, p10
Reports on the controversy over the faults discovered in the lid of Nuclear Electric's Sizewell B pressurized water reactor in Suffolk in Britain. Inconel 600; Greenpeace's fears of the likelihood of a meltdown; Nuclear Electric's rebuttal.
- Cynics still unsatisfied. Shulman, S. // Nature;11/2/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6245, p5
Reports on the controversy surrounding the US Department of Energy's much publicized five-year environmental plan to clean up the nation's contaminated nuclear weapons production facilities. Accusations; Praise for Energy Secretary James D. Watkins.