Tagged: spent fuel
Japan's nuclear disaster should serve as a wake-up call for the United States.
New data reveals enormous amounts of radioactivity stored in vulnerable spent nuclear fuel pools, many of the the same type that contributed to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
We ought to end this whole nuclear business right now.
Footage from press conference at the National Press Club on April 26, 2011.
Wishful thinking about energy generation has apparently induced both temporary blindness and long-term amnesia.
The best way to protect ourselves from deadly radioactivity is to get rid of the stuff altogether.
Obama's preparing for many generations of nukes.
U.S. nuclear plants are storing increasing amounts of highly radioactive spent fuel in pools that are vulnerable to accident or attack. New safety policies are needed.
A drained spent fuel pool in the U.S. could lead to a catastrophic fire that would result in long-term land contamination substantially worse than what the Chernobyl accident unleashed.
Peter Bradford, Robert Alvarez, Erich Pica, and Dr. Jeffrey Patterson addressed Japan's nuclear emergency with the media.