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Engineering Expert On Nuclear Plant Shutdowns

Engineering Expert On Nuclear Plant Shutdowns

Shutting down nuclear power plants will have significant economic and environmental consequences, according to a new study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and DAI Management Consultants, Inc. Shifting from nuclear to other types of power plants could affect the reliability of the electricity supply, electricity costs, air pollution, carbon emissions, and the reliance on fossil fuels like coal and natural gas, the researchers said.

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Energy Expert On Fukushima Accident

Energy Expert On Fukushima Accident

Arnold Gundersen, 39-year veteran of the nuclear industry, has worked as a nuclear plant operator and served as an expert witness on the Three Mile Island accident. On April 15, he described the Fukushima nuclear accident.

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Energy Experts On Fukushima Power Plant

Energy Experts On Fukushima Power Plant

The drama in Japan began just a day after the International Atomic Energy Agency’s 35-nation Board of Governors had wrapped up its quarterly meeting in Vienna. Set up to “promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies” the IAEA has on staff some of the world’s leading experts on nuclear safety.

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Carlsbad, CA, Encina Power Station Hearing

About 300 people turned out last week for a state-sponsored public hearing on a power plant project that’s proposed to go on the eastern edge of Carlsbad’s Encina Power Station.

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