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US nuclear tests killed far more civilians than we knew

Quartz: “When the US entered the nuclear age, it did so recklessly. New research suggests that the hidden cost of developing nuclear weapons were far larger than previous estimates, with radioactive fallout responsible for 340,000 to 690,000 American deaths from 1951 to … Continue reading

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I WAS PROMISED A NUCLEAR WINTER: Bad Bad Futures Which Didn’t Happen – I Expected An Earth-Shat…

I WAS PROMISED A NUCLEAR WINTER: Bad Bad Futures Which Didn’t Happen – I Expected An Earth-Shattering Kaboom! Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power

Enlarge / Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Unit 1 (credit: Nuclear Regulatory Commission) Though economics might not favor nuclear power in the US, policy makers do. Last week, the House passed a bipartisan bill that originated in the Senate called … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States’ Clean Energy Policies

In the absence of federal direction on climate change policy, many states have created their own policies to curb greenhouse gas emissions. New York, for example, has introduced a program that compensates nuclear power plants for the net environmental benefits … Continue reading

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Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management

Management Report: Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management. GAO-18-246R: Published: Aug 1, 2018. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2018. “The National Nuclear Security Administration spent over $11 billion in 2016 on management and operating contracts at … Continue reading

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