Monday, September 17, 2012


September 17, 2012:

Calvert Cliffs reactors
August 30, 2012. In a historic decision, NRC Licensing Board supports NIRS and denies construction/operating license for Calvert Cliffs-3! Key decision hereNIRS press statement is here.
The Licensing Board also issued decisions on NIRS' solar and wind contention, and another contention related to Fukushima Task Force issues.
On July 26, 2012, NIRS held a press briefing on the expected Calvert Cliffs-3 decision and its implications for the nuclear industry with Michael Mariotte of NIRS, Bob Eye, attorney for intervenors in the South Texas licensing proceeding, and former NRC Commissioner Peter Bradford. You can listen to the briefing here. Michael Mariotte's opening statement is here.

The largest, most important anti-nuclear protest you don't know about. September 10, 2012: One killed, thousands tear-gassed at Kudankulam protests. Lots of background info on ongoing Kudankulam protests--new press release September 12, 2012. Support Indian protesters; Stop Kudankulam: Take Action here.

World Nuclear News graph shows evolution of official Fukushima evacuation/exclusion zones. Click graph to enlarge.
fukushima evac zones graph

Nuclear Information and Resource Service - NIRS

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