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Rejecting nuclear power

Suffolk Closeup By Karl Grossman July 20, 2011 The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has caused several nations to say no to nuclear power, mainly through elections, referenda and protests. But the position of the U.S. government, including the federal officials who represent Long Island, is different. Despite Fukushima, as U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer says, “I’m still [...]

Pro-nuclear Green could be deselected

[From From The Oxford Times] By Andrew Ffrench » The Green Party has refused to rule out deselecting its parliamentary hopeful for Oxford West and Abingdon after the candidate backed new nuclear power stations as a way of cutting carbon emissions. Chris Goodall was one of four leading environmentalists to back the nuclear option as [...]

The Nuclear Industry’s Golden Child: That Obama Glow

[From CounterPunch] By JOSHUA FRANK Barack Obama, hoping to shore up major victories in the delegate rich states of Texas and Ohio early next month, is going after Hillary Clinton’s ever-dwindling base of working class voters. The Illinois Senator is hoping to stimulate their passion for his campaign by proposing to stimulate the weak economy [...]