Reducing the Risks
The nuclear crisis in Japan has raised alarming questions about the safety of nuclear power plants in our own backyard. There's good reason for all of us to be worried.
According to a new analysis by the Institute for Policy Studies and the Project On Government Oversight, our nation's stockpile of radioactive spent fuel is stored in such unsafe conditions that the lives of millions of people who live near nuclear reactors in this country are at risk.
Check your own risk of radiation from a nuclear fuel pool accident with Physicians for Social Responsibility's interactive online map.
View Robert Alvarez's public education efforts post-Fukushima.
Take Action! Contact your member of Congress and urge them to secure spent nuclear fuel.
Japan's Nuclear Emergency: Media Briefing
March 18, 2011 - Peter Bradford, Robert Alvarez, Erich Pica, and Dr. Jeffrey Patterson addressed Japan's nuclear emergency with the media., published in Greenwire and Kyodo News Service and NPR and Reuters
Expert Available: Robert Alvarez on Japan's Nuclear Emergency
March 13, 2011 - Robert Alvarez is available for interviews about Japan's nuclear emergency. By Robert Alvarez
Meltdowns Grow More Likely at the Fukushima Reactors
March 13, 2011 - A hydrogen explosion yesterday at Unit 1 severely damaged the reactor building, blowing apart its roof. By Robert Alvarez