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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Public Interest Group Formed to Monitor, Engage DOE Activities at the Savannah River Site

Columbia, S.C.-- In response to the need for increased monitoring of the nuclear projects carried out by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Savannah River Site (SRS), a new public-interest watchdog group is being launched today.

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What's Leaking From the Nuclear Waste Isolation Pilot Program

What's Leaking From the Nuclear Waste Isolation Pilot Program

On February 14, 2014 there was a nuclear safety failure at the site and the Department of Energy is not being honest about it. In this movie Fair Winds Energy Education's Arnie Gundersen pieces together what happened and points out Fair Winds' major Concerns about the facility, the accident, and the lack of transparency at the DOE.

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Updated: San Onofre Power Plant Closed

Updated: San Onofre Power Plant Closed

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station was permanently closed today, Southern California Edison announced. “I didn’t think Edison would throw in the towel so early,” Arnie Gunderson, a 40-year former nuclear industry engineer and co-founder of the anti-nuclear nonprofit Fairewinds Energy Education Corp, said Friday at an impromptu press conference held on the frontage road at San Onofre where the two nuclear power generating domes loomed in the background. 

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CCTV Live at Five with Margaret Harrington and Arnie Gundersen

CCTV Live at Five with Margaret Harrington and Arnie Gundersen

CCTV Host Margaret Harrington and Fairewinds Energy Education’s Arnie Gundersen discuss the urgent need to empty spent fuel pools into dry cask storage to prevent a serious but avoidable accident. They also discuss the economic cost to nuclear plants if they where forced to withstand natural calamities, the future of Yucca Mountain, and the radiological contamination caused by depleted uranium weapons.

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