1. Why Fear of Radiation is Wrong - Wade Allison, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Oxford, UK


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    Wade Allison digs into the issue of fearing radiation and explains why fear is not the proper perspective.

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    • Let The Games Begin!


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      Today [Wednesday, October 30, 2013], The Games Began in Monroe Michigan as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (NRC ASLB) started hearings on Detroit Edison’s "Fermi 3 Licensing Project". Outgunned? Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen and the seven expert witnesses retained by the NRC staff and Detroit Edison agree that there was no Quality Assurance (QA) program in place for two years as required by federal law, but the seven industry experts say build it anyway! Damn the safety regulations; full speed ahead to the pork-barrel federal loan guarantees to build a one of a kind Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor. Listen as Maggie, Arnie, and host Nathaniel White-Joyal discuss the stacked deck on this week’s Fairewinds Energy Education Podcast.

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      • Nuclear Safety


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        Nuclear safety concerns us all. Improving nuclear safety is a priority in Europe. The new proposal of the European Commission sets out high nuclear safety standards and enhances their application all over Europe. Find more information at: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/nuclear/index_en.htm

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        • Greenpeace presentation on accident risks at Darlington


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          On December 5th, 2012, Greenpeace nuclear analyst Shawn-Patrick Stensil told the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) its environmental review of the Darlington nuclear station ignored the realistic potential for major reactor accidents. Stensil presented documents from Ontario Power Generation outlining the risks of large accidental radiation releases at Darlington. CNSC staff and OPG staff did not deny the existence of these studies or the possibility for large scale accidents.

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          • The new safe confinement at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant


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            • Gundersen on KPBS Discusses Developing San Onofre Situation


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              A leak discovered earlier this year in a steam generator pipe at the San Onofre nuclear plant has lead to two unanimous City Council decisions to send letters of concern to the NRC. Fairewind's Arnie Gundersen presented at both council meetings. In this video Gundersen talks with KPBS's Peggy Pico about the steam generator leak, the city council decisions and the licensing status of San Onofre.

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              • Progress in the IAEA's Nuclear Safety Action Plan


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                17 November 2011 IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano reports to the IAEA Board of Governors on initial progress achieved thus far in the implementation of the Agency's Nuclear Safety Action Plan.

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                • FULL Version of Gregory Jaczko, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman at Public Citizen May


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                  Seven weeks after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daichi, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman, Gregory Jaczko made a rare public speech and entertained questions from nuclear activists and the media at the invitation of Public Citizen. This is the video of that event. The talk centered around NRC’s response to the continuing nuclear crisis in Japan, as well as the public’s renewed safety concerns about America’s fleet of aging nuclear power plants, 23 of which share the same General Electric design as the ones at Fukushima. If you have any questions regarding the use of this video, please contact Public Citizen at 202.588.1000 and ask to speak to someone in communications. For more information about Public Citizen's stance on nuclear please visit our website at: www.citizen.org.

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                  • NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko speaks at Public Citizen regarding nuclear power safety in wake of Japan Fukushima Daiichi tragedy


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                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Gregory Jaczko spoke to a packed house at Public Citizen in May 2011.

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                    • Nuclear Safety: America's Approach


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                      April 21, 2011 at the Linda Hall Library. A conversation with Michael Chesser, Chairman & CEO, Great Plains Energy and KCP&L, and Matt Sunseri, President & CEO, Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation

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