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Energy And Environmental Newsletter – July 3rd 2017

July 4, 2017 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. Greed Energy Economics: Very Good: New EU proposals would kill solar and wind Study: Evaluation of a proposal for grid power with 100% wind, water, and solar Climate Change has cost you at least $166 Billion so far Solar Power […]

Subsidizing Nuclear Is No Strategy For Long-Term Success

June 17, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ With yet another nuclear power plant joining the ranks of those closing ahead of schedule, it’s clear that something is amiss in the nuclear power industry. That “something” is the accumulation of federal policies that stifle innovation and efficiency in the industry and simultaneously subsidize it to keep it alive on […]

What The Candidates Need To Know About Yucca Mountain

October 19, 2016 by

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By Katie Tubb and  Jack Spencer ~ The final presidential debates take place Wednesday in Las Vegas. Given the location, a controversial issue sure to come up is that of a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain. The repository is designed to hold spent nuclear materials from national security activities and commercial nuclear power reactors. […]

Brexit’s Energy Lesson For California, et al.

June 28, 2016 by

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Will Californians wake up and throw off the massive bureaucracy imposed in the name of “energy efficiency” and “renewables”? By Marita Noon ~ “California’s largest utility and environmental groups announced a deal Tuesday [June 21] to shutter the last nuclear power plant in the state.” This statement from the Associated Press reporting about the announced […]

The Difference Between A Conservative And A Labor Party Anti Nuclear Hysteric? 17 Years

February 16, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Why has it taken the Australian Labor Party 17 years to even consider a plan first forward by Pangea and howled down then by anti-nuclear hysterics? Why did the Labor Party surrender billions of dollars and thousands of jobs over so many years, when its duty was to confront the fake […]

Nuclear Industry, Not Government, Should Handle Nuclear Waste Issue

August 17, 2015 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ By law, the Department of Energy is supposed to collect spent nuclear fuel and deposit it at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. Nuclear power customers in 33 states have paid billions of dollars into a federal fund to finance this service. Yet the DOE has never collected a single ounce of spent fuel. […]

The $15 Billion Failure To Store Nuclear Waste

April 3, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “The American people have spent 30 years and $15 billion to determine whether Yucca Mountain would be a safe repository for our nation’s civilian and defense-related nuclear waste.” That’s a quote of Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) reported in the April issue of The Heartland Institute’s Environment & Climate News. Compare that […]