Fairewinds’ Maggie & Arnie Gundersen Tell All to EON’s Mary Beth Brangan & Jim Heddle, Point Reyes, November 21, 2015

Fairewinds’ Maggie & Arnie Gundersen Tell All to EON’s Mary Beth Brangan & Jim Heddle, Point Reyes, November 21, 2015

Filmed by Ecological Options Network (EON), Fairewinds is excited to share a conversation between EON’s co-directors Mary Beth Brangan, and Jim Heddle with Fairewinds Energy Education’s president and founder Maggie Gundersen and Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen at Point Reyes Station in California.  

 

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America's Nuclear Legacy- More than 6,000 Nuclear Dumps...and Counting

America's Nuclear Legacy- More than 6,000 Nuclear Dumps...and Counting

In Fairewinds’ latest video, Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen and Dr. Marco Kaltofen, nuclear forensics expert and president of Boston Chemical Data Corporation, discuss major problems that continue to plague radioactive waste dumps with toxic releases that impact people and the environment in the United States and abroad.

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Decommissioning Meeting with South Korean Delegation

Decommissioning Meeting with South Korean Delegation

 Fairewinds was contacted in July by a public policy group in South Korea concerned with learning more about the decommissioning process of nuclear reactors. Traveling all the way from Seoul to the Fairewinds Energy Education headquarters in Vermont, the South Korean delegation met with the Fairewinds Crew for a five hour, in depth briefing on the current state of decommissioning in the United States. 

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KBOO Interview: Columbia Generating Station

KBOO Interview: Columbia Generating Station

The Columbia Generating Station, a nuclear power facility in Washington, was shutdown on May 9th for refueling that was scheduled to take forty two days. Fifty days later, Columbia is only partially online, functioning at 60% of full operating capacity. In an interview with KBOO radio, Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education gives his expert analysis of what might be going on as the public is kept in the dark by both Columbia's owner Energy Northwest and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Decommissioning Stakeholders' Fund-amental Rights

Decommissioning Stakeholders' Fund-amental Rights

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an unreviewed and unregulated subsidy to the nuclear industry.  Hosted by Chris Williams of Citizens Action Network, Fairewinds Energy Education’s Arnie Gundersen details how Decommissioning Stakeholders’ Fund-amental Rights are being trampled.

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Interview with Mark Johnson

Interview with Mark Johnson

Fairewinds Energy Education’s Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen had an interview with Mark Johnson on The Mark Johnson Show. The nine-am interview covered the recent discovery of a Strontium-90 leak at the Vermont Yankee nuclear site.

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Strontium-90 and VT Yankee

Strontium-90 and VT Yankee

Strontium-90 was detected in a well on Vermont Yankee's site today. The spread of strontium-90 into the groundwater was foreseen by Fairewinds in its report to the Vermont Legislature in July 2010. Fairewinds noted potential impacts on decommissioning, and made recommendations.

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Vermont Yankee Shutdown

Vermont Yankee Shutdown

What’s next for Vermont Yankee? Safe decommissioning and safe clean up of the plant by owner, Entergy. State supervision to make assure that Entergy continues to protect the people and environment of Vermont is imperative.

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