Tag Archives: nuclear

Bruce Majors: Don’t Trust Obama on Iran

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From Bruce Majors, who ran as a Libertarian for Mayor of Washington DC writes:

After seven years of seeing Obama in action, why would anyone, including libertarians, give Obama the benefit of the doubt about anything, including the Iran deal?

The Iran deal, the details of which few of its defenders actually discuss, and which the Obama regime didn’t want to let anyone see until after it was all signed, sealed, and delivered, has three substantive aspects: 1) Giving the Iranian regime and other Iranian entities over $100 billion is assets that have been frozen in foreign financial institutions, 2) ending economic sanctions against Iran, and 3) creating a program for inspecting Iranian nuclear industries to ensure they are not being used for weapons production.… Read more ...

At state meeting, nuclear expert piques Illinois Greens’ concerns about nuclear power

From the NBC affiliate WREX:

ROCKFORD (WREX) -The Illinois Green Party wants people to be more aware of the dangers of nuclear energy.

Director of Nuclear Energy Information Service Chicago Dave Kraft says residents and lawmakers should be concerned because Illinois has four reactors the same type and vintage as the ones in Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Wayne Root – Kitco Interview – Japan – Gold/Silver

Wayne Root – Kitco Interview Japan Gold/Silver

Video discussion about Japan’s fragile economy and the world economy’s future.

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Green Party of Ohio hosting meeting, with help from other groups, for public comment on nuclear plant re-licensing

From ToledoBlade.com:

From noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church at 2272 Collingwood Blvd., residents can step up to a microphone and air their views about the plant into a video camera. All discs or tapes containing the recorded statements will be delivered to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission prior to the Dec.

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In Germany, the Greens’ future looks bright, yet uncertain

An interesting article from Der Spiegel about a combination of news on the Green front, particularly their polling as high as 20 percent nationwide while, at the same time, launching anti-nuclear protests that could ruin their chances of a coalition with the party in power now:

The good news for Germany’s Green Party just keeps on coming.

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Press Release: Green Party Among Groups Urging Feds to Suspend Nuclear Licensing of Westinghouse AP1000 Reactor

Today, the Green Party of Florida joins eleven other national and regional environmental organizations in calling upon U.S. nuclear regulators to launch an investigation into newly identified flaws in Westinghouse’s new reactor design.
The coalition is asking three federal agencies to suspend the AP1000 reactor from licensing and taxpayer loan consideration.
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From FAIR and News for Greens: Reporting on new nuclear plant leaves questions

This article was posted at “News for Greens”, one of the personal blog projects of Suffolk County Green Party Chair Roger Snyder.

[From FAIR]

news-nuke.gifReports on New Nuclear Plant Leave Key Questions Unasked

On February 16, ABC World News and NBC Nightly News aired incomplete and unbalanced reports following Barack Obama’s announcement of $8 billion in new loan guarantees for a nuclear power plant in Georgia.… Read more ...

Greens call Obama’s nuclear power investment his ‘worst idea yet’

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Contacts:

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on energy policy, climate change, and related issues: http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-energy.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders and candidates are calling President Obama’s resurrection of nuclear power with a multi-billion-dollar taxpayer-funded subsidy for a Georgia plant his “worst idea yet” and warned about serious public health threats posed by mining, waste transportation, and waste storage.… Read more ...

Minnesota Greens Protest Senate Vote to End State Ban on Nuclear Plants

Posted at http://www.mngreens.org/node/224. H/T Green Party Watch; reposted to IPR by Paulie.



The Green Party of Minnesota is outraged at the sudden vote on April 2 by which the state Senate seeks to bypass public debate and end the ban on licensing new nuclear reactors. The measure, already defeated in one House committee, was attached as an amendment to another energy bill on the floor of the Senate and passed by a vote of 42 to 24.… Read more ...

Greens Blast Move to Repeal IL Nuclear Moratorium

h/t to my co-blogger, Ian Wilder, who published this story at www.onthewilderside.com

Green Party blasts legislative move to repeal Nuclear Moratorium; Calls attempt an effort to undermine Renewable Energy

Green Party leaders condemned legislative attempts to repeal the Illinois moratorium against new nuclear production.  House Bill 875 and Senate Bill 2162 would delete the provision in state law prohibiting the construction of new nuclear facilities until the nuclear waste storage issue is resolved.… Read more ...