Nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Associates, Inc., submitted testimony on behalf of Mothers for Peace in the California Public Utilities Commission Diablo Canyon Closure case. Fairewinds argues for closure of Diablo Canyon in 2019 rather than 2024.Read More
Audience members employed by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E, utility owner of Diablo Canyon) attempt to denounce the inconvenient truths of Arnie’s speech at California Polytechnic State University during the presentation’s follow-up Q&A. The PG&E trolls’ irrelevant and rude query comes back to haunt them as audience members come to the defense of Fairewinds’ truth-speak.Read More
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.
Fairewinds President and Founder Maggie Gundersen and her husband Arnie, Chief Engineer for Fairewinds Energy Education, are in California and will be presenting to groups at college and venues up and down the coast! Don't miss it! Check out dates and locations here!Read More
When we think of earthquake damage we think of buildings shaking and crumbling, pipes bursting and breaking. Diablo Canyon would suffer not only these traditional earthquake disasters, but also severe, dangerous mechanical threats. Arnie explains something engineers call "relay chatter". In three short video segments, he shows us what relays are and how a seismic event would wreak havoc at Diablo Canyon causing "relay chatter".Read More
If You Love This Planet's Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks with Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds for another update on the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nulcear power plant which suffered multiple nuclear meltdowns in 2011 and the worldwide implications of the disaster. Also, they talk about California’s two nuclear power plants, both right on the coastline and on or very close to major earthquake faults.Read More