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Demystifying Nuclear Power

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Fairewinds Energy Education’s mission to demystify nuclear power. Margaret and Maggie discuss the current conditions at nuclear power plants in the US and at Fukushima Daiichi, including the harmful effects of exposure to tritium. Margaret Harrington also asks how Maggie and Arnie met while working in the nuclear industry. Listen Transcript NWJ: Welcome to Fairewinds […]

What are the 4 myths the nuclear industry wants you to believe?

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In order to produce more nuclear electricity, the nuclear corporations and proponents need you to believe that nuclear power is safe, no one has ever died or become ill from nuclear power accidents, nuclear power will counteract global warming, and it is the cheapest form of power. Listen to Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen tell you the […]

West Coast Radiation Exposure: What are the risks?

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Fairewinds Energy Education’s Arnie Gundersen discusses the risk to the US West Coast population from the ongoing releases from Fukushima Daiichi. Should we be worried about walking by or swimming in the Pacific? How safe are California’s beaches? What about eating Pacific seafood? These are the links mentioned in the film: The Linear No Threshold […]

Should I Take Radiation Protection Pills?

Every day Fairewinds Energy Education receives many questions. The big question in the New Year is: “Should I take a ‘radiation pill’ to combat the radiation being given off by the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi?” First, lets start by defining a radiation protection pill is and what it does. A radiation protection pill is […]

Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is not going to explode

Steam heat? What is happening at Fukushima Daiichi? Beginning on Monday December 30, 2013, the Internet has been flooded with conjecture claiming that Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is ready to explode. Fairewinds Energy Education has been inundated with questions about the very visible steam emanating from Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3. Our research, and discussions with […]

A Road Less Taken: Energy Choices for the Future

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  This week Fairewinds’ compares the paradigm of 20th century large nuclear power plants to the new 21st century paradigm utilizing smaller interconnected renewable sources of power in what is called distributed generation.  Significant advances in digital equipment and computers, like cell phones and cloud computing, are creating a new energy future using diverse sources of power that are […]

Tokyo 2020: Q&A with Arnie Gundersen

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By Fairewinds Administrator Samantha Donalds After Saturday’s announcement that Tokyo had won the 2020 Summer Olympics bid, we thought it would be timely to post an old video on our Facebook page about radiation levels in Tokyo: The video, Tokyo Soil Samples Would Be Considered Nuclear Waste In The US, was first posted after Fairewinds’ […]

A2-B-C: A Documentary Film by Ian Thomas Ash

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A2-B-C: A Documentary Film by Ian Thomas Ash North American Premiere at the Rhode Island International Film Festival 12:15pm Saturday August 10, Providence, RI Fairewinds has done a lot of work about the ongoing crisis in Japan after the Fukushima Daiichi disaster, and we wanted to bring your attention to an important documentary premiering in […]

Cleanup From Fukushima Daiichi: Technological Disaster Or Crisis In Governance?

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Crisis In Fukushima Technological Disaster, Or Crisis In Governance? By Art Keller More than 19,000 Japanese drowned, their bodies scattered on Japan’s eastern shores when  a tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011.  Kevin Wang wanted to help, and his Anaheim, Califonia-based company, PowerPlus, had the cleaning know-how to handle almost anything.  Wang has spent […]