Nuclear Crack Down?

Nuclear Crack Down?

Did you know that embrittled nuclear reactors could shatter like glass? Watch Fairewinds Energy Education’s Nuclear Science Guy Arnie Gundersen demonstrate reactor embrittlement and imagine the shattering glass as a shattering nuclear reactor vessel.

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Whose Fault?

Whose Fault?

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".

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Global Warming Stops Nukes

Global Warming Stops Nukes

More proof that nukes don’t stop global warming, but global warming stops nukes.

Two Turkey Point reactors owned by Florida Power & Light are cooled by water from 168 miles of canals. Due to global warming, and exacerbated by discharge from the reactors, the canals are now overheated, and one degree from the maximum temperature allowed by the NRC.  Arnie Gundersen was interviewed by Miami News Radio, which has a news brief.

The reactor could shut down or reduce power, but demand for air conditioning is high. Rather than shutting down, FPL wants to draw 30 million gallons of water a day from an underground aquifer.

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Secretly Dumping Other People's Problems

Secretly Dumping Other People's Problems

(APN) ATLANTA -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is close to finalizing plans to accept highly radioactive commercial spent nuclear fuel from Germany to be deposited at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, according to news reports that were buried deeper than the plutonium itself.

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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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