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The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry Fukushima Chernobyl Mayak Three Mile Island Atomic Testing Radiation Isotope

January 14 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “Why This Nuclear Engineer Says Every Nuke Plant in the US Should Be Shut Down Yesterday” • The good – the very good – energy news is that the Indian Point nuclear power plants will be closed. But the bad – the very bad – energy news is that there are still many promoters in industry and government still pushing nuclear power. [Common Dreams]

Sunset at the defunct Big Rock Point nuclear plant (Photo by John Hritz, Wikimedia Commons) Sunset at Michigan’s defunct Big Rock Point nuclear plant
(Photo by John Hritz, Wikimedia Commons)

Science and Technology:

¶ Ticks are devastating the moose populations in Maine and New Hampshire. They attach themselves to a single moose by the tens of thousands. The adult females can expand to the size of a grape and engorge themselves with up to four milliliters of blood. With warmer winter temperatures, they kill 70% of the states’ moose calves. [The Boston Globe]

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January 15, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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