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.Read More
Disproving what critics of the Linear No-Threshold (LNT) Risk Model have claimed and also disproving the theory of hormesis, Ian Goddard has compiled solid research on the incidence of cancer in relationship to radioactive dose exposure.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.