Nuclear Spring: A Legacy of Lies

Nuclear Spring: A Legacy of Lies

Arnie Gundersen, chief nuclear engineer with Fairewinds Energy Education Nonprofit, spent one week at the end of March in the Harrisburg Pennsylvania area for a series of events remembering the 40-years since the meltdown at TMI.  Arnie was invited to present the keynote at Penn State’s 40th commemoration of the Three Mile Island disaster that was filmed by C-Span on March 27, 2019. Prior to uploading the filmed presentation to C-Span, the videographers and crew also professionally edited Arnie’s PowerPoint slides into the film itself.

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Nuclear Industry's Secret Santa

Nuclear Industry's Secret Santa

Thursday, November 6, was a day for much rejoicing in the U.S. environmental community...Many members of that environmental community would have withheld celebration had they known that on that very same day, under cover of the Keystone XL announcement, the Obama administration held a “White House Summit on Nuclear Energy,” apparently organized and attended only by industry insiders.

 

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For the Love of Kids

For the Love of Kids

An ode to teachers and educators for their dedication and service, For the Love of Kids, was written by Fairewinds' chief engineer Arnie Gundersen, and is his nod to the hard work and commitment it takes to teach and make a difference in students' lives.  The article, written and published in 2003, was requested by the National Education Association magazine, NEA Today.

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Nuclear Power 101: Fairewinds Examines the Fundamental Advantages and Disadvantages of Splitting Atoms to Boil Water

About This Video

Included in this presentation and PowerPoint is a discussion of how nuclear power plants work, how to cool a reactor during an accident, the effect of hot particles when inhaled, and concerns involving the long-term storage of nuclear waste. This presentation took place at the Nuclear Power Conference held at the University of Vermont July 23, 2011.

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