The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Is Solar Power in Nuclear Disaster Exclusion Zones Advisable?

Fukushima, Japan, is seeing solar panels sprout up near that country’s stricken nuclear power plant. It seems that there is a trend underway, in widely scattered parts of the world, that have atomic power disasters in common. But is it really advisable to have solar generating facilities in the exclusion zones created by a nuclear catastrophe?

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Fairewinds in the News: Gendai Business Online Feature Article

Fairewinds in the News: Gendai Business Online Feature Article

Gendai Business Online’s top ranked article is an exclusive interview with Fairewinds Chief Engineer Arnie Gundersen titled, American nuclear expert warns: "There is a possibility that now in Fukushima recontamination is occurring.” With more than 10,000 likes on Facebook, this Japanese article delves into the truth about nuclear contamination from Fukushima Daiichi as uncovered by Arnie Gundersen during his most recent trip to Japan. Fairewinds, with the help of Japanese translators, provides you with an English translation here. 

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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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Green New Deal #GND - Northwestern University Speech: "Building New Nukes Would Make Global Warming Worse"

Green New Deal #GND - Northwestern University Speech: "Building New Nukes Would Make Global Warming Worse"

Arnie Gundersen speaks at Northwestern University on the topic "The Future of Energy - Is Nuclear the Solution?". Gundersen's speech, "Building New Nukes Would Make Global Warming Worse", inspired the Forbes article "Did Tesla Just Kill Nuclear Power?" by journalist Jeff McMahon.

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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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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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