Nuclear power is not doing well. The cheap fracking of natural gas and oil, while it is putting a crimp on our enemies, is also hurting the nuclear industry. Already racked with the high cost of regulation (we're talking millions per plant), no compensation for carbon emission and a lack of public understanding about what … Continue reading Is KRUSTY the future for nuclear engineers?
Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant, another victim of the anti-nuclear movement This week, covered up by election coverage, the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant closed down for good. Somewhere, a whole bunch of anti-nuclear activists are cheering. To replace Fort Calhoun, Omaha Power will instead use coal fired plants in Nebraska City, unless of course the … Continue reading China’s nuclear options
Did some quick channel surfing this morning and got a glimpse of Morning Joe. They had Christine Todd Whitman on the TV talking about Nuclear power. Other than the obligatory "Does Colin Powell belong in the republican party" question the statements on Nuclear were very relevant but everyone there is forgetting something concerning why we … Continue reading A quick thought from today’s Morning Joe on Nuclear Power