The Nuclear Industry’s Meltdown

The Nuclear Industry’s Meltdown

The first thing to remember about nuclear power is that it’s not safe. Just ask Japan. The second thing to remember is that nuclear power isn’t cheap. Connecticut draws half its juice from nuclear reactors and has the second-highest rates in the country, after...
Minding the Nuclear Fault Line

Minding the Nuclear Fault Line

Southern California Edison’s recent decision to permanently close the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) transforms that power plant into a storage site for radioactive waste. It houses one of the largest concentrations of radioactivity in the United...