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TVA Gambles on Bellefonte Nuclear Reactors

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has long been concerned with the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) push to add more nuclear reactors to their energy mix in spite of readily available energy efficiency…

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SACE in the News: Construction Underway at New Nuclear Plant in Georgia and Wind Power Gets Off the Ground in South Carolina

Safety questions post-Fukushima have created a significant amount of uncertainty regarding the future of nuclear power in the US, as other countries such as Germany move to ban nuclear power. Construction costs,…

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August 4: Japan Update-Coping

--SACE's High Risk Energy Choices Organizer, Mandy Hancock, co-authored this blog The people of Japan have long displayed a stoic face and a resilient spirit in a culture that values conformity. In…

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July 14: Japan Update-Considering Phaseout

After four months of dealing with the still ongoing nuclear crisis at the Fukushima-Daiichi facility, disaster stricken Japan is planning a future with less reliance on nuclear power. This week, Prime Minister…

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Take Action: Prevent Reprocessing

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently asked for stakeholder input on the potential to begin rulemaking proceedings regarding the reprocessing of used (spent) nuclear reactor fuel. Reprocessing is the separation of…

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June 30: Japan Impact in U.S.

The ongoing disaster in Japan at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has launched the nuclear debate to the forefront of energy discussions even here in the United States.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission…

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6/21: Japan Nuclear Disaster Update

Three and a half months have passed since Japan was struck by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that led to nuclear meltdowns in three of the six reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi …

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Japan Update 6/10: Radiation Concerns

Unfortunately, the mainstream media is reporting increasingly less on the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in Japan. Nonetheless, radioactivity continues to be released into the air and water at the…

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June 2: Japan Nuclear Disaster Update

It has been nearly three months since Japan suffered the massive earthquake and tsunami that triggered the ongoing nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant. And yet the utility owner/operator, Tokyo Electric…

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May 19: Japan Nuclear Disaster Update

Nearly two and a half months after the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan, the ongoing nuclear disaster in that country is slowly disappearing from the media. Meanwhile, Tokyo Power and Electric…