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The premise of Robert Stone’s newly released documentary, Pandora’s Promise, is that despite the scary features of nuclear radiation, nuclear power is the best chance we have to avoid the...
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Full Title: Civilian Nuclear Waste Disposal Author(s): Mark Holt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 10/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Management of civilian radioactive waste has posed difficult issues for Congress since the beginning of...
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Full Title: Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2012 Author(s): International Atomic Energy Agency Publisher(s): International Atomic Energy Agency Publication Date: 1/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Energy is indispensable for development. Enormous increases in energy supply  are...
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Full Title: Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel: Observations on the Key Attributes and Challenges of Storage and Disposal Options Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In...
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A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C. Circuit) will require the U.S. to reevaluate the environmental impacts of disposal and storage of nuclear waste. The decision vacated...
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Full Title: Development of Light Water Reactor Fuels with Enhanced Accident Tolerance Author(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): After the March 2011 events at...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] It is...
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In an opinion piece in the New York Times, writer David Ropeik argues that the nature of how humans perceive risk has led to some impractical, and potentially counterproductive, energy...
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Full Title: Fooled Again: The Nuclear Waste Administration Act Preserves Futile Status Quo Author(s): Jack Spencer and Katie Tubb Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Commercial nuclear power provides 19 percent...
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