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Virginia Governor to make Virginia Energy Capital of East Coast

by Marita Noon  With a flood of new federal regulations hitting everything from healthcare, energy, food safety, and bird protection, it is encouraging to know that some states can still think for themselves. In Virginia, Governor Bob McDonnell, while campaigning, declared that he was going to make Virginia the Energy Capitol of the East Coast—after …

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1946 Nobel Laureate lied about danger of low radiation dosage

UMass researcher points to suppression of evidence on radiation effects by 1946 Nobel Laureate … Public release  20-Sep-2011 AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental toxicologist Edward Calabrese, whose career research shows that low doses of some chemicals and radiation are benign or even helpful, says he has uncovered evidence that one of the …

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Is Germany still capable of making rational decisions?

by Gordon J. Fulks Quem deus vult perere, dementat prius — Whom the gods would destroy, they first make insane. Germany’s precipitous decision to shut down eight nuclear power plants last March and the remainder by 2022 is curious coming from a German Chancellor with a PhD in physics. Under pressure from Greens who exploit …

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Wake up Montana: Netherlands drops wind for nuclear

by Andrew Orlowski,  The Register In a radical change of policy, the Netherlands is reducing its targets for renewable energy and slashing the subsidies for wind and solar power. It’s also given the green light for the country’s first new nuclear power plants for almost 40 years. Why the change? Wind and solar subsidies are …

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On The Verge Of Safe Reactors That Will Revolutionize World

by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, Investors Business Daily The events in Japan are disastrous and heartbreaking, but they should not be used to stop us from safely utilizing nuclear energy for the benefit of our nation. As a senior member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, I am a strong advocate for safe …

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Nuclear Power in China

Summary of article in World Nuclear Association Mainland China has 13 nuclear power reactors in operation, 25 under construction, and more about to start construction soon. Additional reactors are planned, including some of the world’s most advanced, to give more than a tenfold increase in nuclear capacity to 80 GWe by 2020, 200 GWe by …

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Why We Support Nuclear Power and Why You Should Too

by Dr. Edwin X Berry and MG Paul E. Vallely Several of my subscribers have asked why I support nuclear power. I support nuclear power because, as a physicist, I am aware of its significant advantages and minimal disadvantages. America needs abundant, low-cost, reliable energy. America’s enemies – The Sierra Club, their likes, our politicians, …

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Open Letter Supporting Nuclear Power in America

John A. Shanahan, Corresponding Author [PDF] 660 Detroit St.; Denver, Colorado 80206 Tel. 303 399 0393; E-mail: acorncreek2006@gmail.com February 1, 2010 Dr. John P. Holdren Director, Office of Science & Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President Washington, D.C. (by e-mail, fax, regular mail)

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