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Duke Energy Merger: Glimpsing a Nuclear Future for Florida

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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To Avoid Price Shocks, We Must Meet Energy Needs

This guest post, written by SACE consultant Susan Glickman, originally appeared in the Sunshine State News, 22-Aug-12. Read the post and view the comments here. The energy challenges of the 21st century demand…

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Florida Nuclear Debacles: Throwing Even More Good Money After Bad

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Fukushima Report Conclusion: Man made Disaster

Earlier this month, the Japanese Independent Investigation Commission released its report on the Fukushima nuclear disaster, concluding that collusion between regulators and the industry, including the utility TEPCO, was a primary factor…

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The Devil We Know: Visionary Jim Rogers Meets Southeastern Skepticism

In his book The Climate War, Eric Pooley described Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers as a "silver-tongued devil."  Today, we may find out if former Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson agrees. After…

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Congress unfairly picks winners (nuclear reactors) and losers (renewable energy)

When talking about energy policy in our nation’s Capitol, you can hardly visit a U.S. Senator or Representative’s office without hearing that they supposedly support an “all of the above” energy strategy.…

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The Math of Uranium Enrichment

Yesterday's post by Josh prompted me to do some math. For every pound of uranium processed by the USEC gaseous diffusion facility in Paducah, Kentucky, over half a ton of carbon dioxide will…

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The Political Hypocrisy of Uranium Enrichment

Sara Barczak, SACE's High Risk Energy Director, contributed to this post. Kentucky's U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, along with U.S. Representative Ed Whitefield, have created a Rube Goldberg machine. Here…

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Just Another Two Billion Dollars Between Friends

Under the leadership duo of Bill Sansom's tenure as the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board Chairman and Tom Kilgore's years as CEO, we have witnessed some of the largest financial mistakes ever made in the…

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Nuclear Accountability in Washington, One Year After Fukushima

For the third consecutive year I participated in the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability's (ANA) annual DC Days event. I joined scores of concerned citizens from across the country, along with several people…