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The US government insurance scheme for nuclear power plant accidents no longer makes sense via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Victor Gilinsky, February 26, 2020 The Japan Center for Economic Research, a source sympathetic to nuclear power, recently put the long-term costs of the 2011 Fukushima accident as about $750 billion. Contrast that with the maximum of $13 billion that … Continue reading

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Bowling for Meltdowns via Counterpunch

Throwing Gas on a Radioactive Fire by JOHN LaFORGE Weakening radiation standards; a cap on accident liability; reactor propaganda vs improvements; old units running past expiration dates; revving the engines beyond design specs …. You’d think we were itching for … Continue reading

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