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Rethinking the Nuclear Energy Renaissance

February 21, 2012 by Holbert Janson
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It’s said that a smart man learns from his own mistakes but a truly wise man learns from other people’s mistakes. The U.S. can’t subscribe to the “it couldn’t happen to us” fallacy. In the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster even countries once committed to nuclear power are rethinking their policies.[read more]

Nuclear Reprocessing: Waste not, want not

March 10, 2011 by Joseph Koblich
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Stubborn resistance to the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel, driven by some long-held myths, has caused the United States to fall behind other countries as the rest of the world moves toward a “closed fuel cycle” by recycling its nuclear fuel. More than 30 years of inactivity in this area has diminished our technological capability and...[read more]