Fairewinds Energy Education has submitted a new decommissioning report entitled: The Nationwide Failures of Decommissioning Regulation: Decommissioning Trust Funds or Slush Funds? to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).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.
By Karl Grossman, Huffington Post It started this June in California. Speaking about the problems at the troubled San Onofre nuclear plants through the perspective of the Fukushima nuclear complex catastrophe was a panel of Naoto Kan, prime minister of Japan when the disaster began; Gregory Jaczko, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) at the time; Peter Bradford, an NRC member when the Three Mile Island accident happened; and nuclear engineer and former nuclear industry executive Arne Gundersen.Read More
Our crew unveils the new, user friendly Fairewinds' Timeline Maker for tracking problems at individual nuclear plants around the world. Listen as Nat, Lucas and Arnie explain how simple it was to use the Fairewinds' Timeline Maker to illustrate the technical issues and flawed corporate decision-making that ultimately forced the shutdown of San Onofre. The Timeline Maker can be used at any nuclear plant throughout the nation, and can be customized by individuals and groups to prevent Forty Good Years from becoming One Bad Day.Read More
On this week's podcast we interviewed Terry Lodge, a trial lawyer with significant experience working on nuclear issues. We have worked with Terry on cases involving San Onofre, Fermi, and Davis Besse, and today he joins us to discuss the challenge of participating meaningfully with the NRC. Is the NRC doing their job to protect citizens, or have they designed a byzantine system to thwart the public and protect the industry?Read More
BRATTLEBORO -- The attorneys general of Vermont and New York have joined a national environmental group in criticizing the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's response to a nuclear plant closing in California.Read More
De-Briefing – Shutdown Lessons From San Onofre – The Significance Should Not Be MisunderestimatedIn this edition we bring you video reports relating to San Onofre’s closing, a brief commentary on what’s to be learned from that California campaign, and an update on the status of our forthcoming documentary, SHUTDOWN: The Case of San Onofre.Read More