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NC WARN Calls for Merger Cost Information Including Secret Study – News Release from NC WARN
Duke Energy might spend billions in costs not disclosed in merger case; group says all documents must be submitted.
Persistent and New Problems at Vogtle Nuclear Project Signal Over 12 Months of Delay and Well Over $1 Billion in Cost Overruns – Even Before Foundation is Poured
Although it is heavily redacted, I encourage reporters to read Dr. William Jacobs’ testimony to see the very damning verbage on many fronts, which give lie to industry claims the project is going well. This complicated construction project is a mess and it’s getting worse.
Costly Incompetence: The top four U.S. nuclear construction projects are already mired in costly problems – Issue Brief by NC WARN
The three nuclear construction projects underway in the U.S. are already suffering huge cost overruns, delays, and uncertainty about completion.
Problems mount at nuclear construction in Georgia – News Release by NC WARN
Who gets soaked? Taxpayer loan guarantees pending as contractors begin feeding frenzy on cost overruns due to long-standing and new design problems.
Toshiba’s AP1000 reactor gains backing from NRC Chief Jaczko
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko voted to certify the AP1000 reactor of Toshiba Corp. (6502)’s Westinghouse Electric unit, which Southern Co. (SO) and Scana Corp. (SCG) plan to build near existing plants.
Rate hike opponents sing out against Duke Energy – The News and Observer
Hours before the 7 p.m. hearing, a crowd gathered more than a block away to protest Duke Energy’s proposed rate hike for customers before the N.C. Utilities Commission.
AP1000 Motion and Dr. Sterritt documents
AP1000 Supplemental Motion, September 29, 2011 Forgetting About the Sun – Dr. Sterritt’s presentation slides to the ACRS, August 16, 2011 Dr. Sterritt’s talk accompanying above slide presentation Dr. Sterrett’s letter to the NRC re: AP1000 radiative heating and cooling, June 30, 2011 Dr. Sterritt’s letter to the ACRS re: …
MUSE Benefit Concert: August 7, 2011 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre
Thanks to everyone at MUSE for putting on and inviting NC WARN to a great event!
Read Rolling Stone’s coverage of the event
Visit the MUSE website
NRC Cheats the Public on Safety
Federal regulators have been working closely with the nuclear power industry to keep the nation’s aging reactors operating within safety standards by repeatedly weakening or ignoring those standards.
Associated Press Exposé
Tritium leaks found at many nuke sites, June 21, 2011
U.S. nuke regulators weaken safety rules, June 20, 2011
Three Minute AP Video Summary, June 20, 2011
Populations around US nuke plants soar, June 27, 2011
Other News Items
U.S. regulators opening up on flawed nuclear power plant policing – Center for Public Integrity, June 21, 2011
NRC waives enforcement of fire rules at nuclear plants – ProPublica, May 11, 2011
A more likely nuclear nightmare – Center for Public Integrity, May 10, 2011