Nuclear Power & Radiation

"Nuclear 'Renaissance' Held Up by Fight Between DOE and OMB"

"The awards of $18.5 billion in federal loan guarantees for new nuclear plant projects remain held up by an ongoing dispute within the Obama administration over the financial risk the new reactors pose for the government and taxpayers, according to industry and government officials."

Source: ClimateWire, 11/17/2009

At Los Alamos, Secrecy Is the Opposite of Safety

The U.S. Department of Energy scrambles to delay a report by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board about a significant threat of radiation release from Los Alamos National Laboratory, a citizen watchdog group discovered.

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