Archives for June 2011

Radioactive tritium leaks found at 48 US nuke sites

By Jeff Donn  |  Associated Press  |  Link to article BRACEVILLE, Ill. — Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an Associated Press investigation shows. The number and severity of the leaks has been escalating, even as federal regulators extend the licenses of more […]

Gov. Jerry Brown sees future in massive solar plant near Blythe

By K Kaufmann  |  |  Link to article At groundbreaking, governor calls for fiscal responsibility, innovation California Gov. Jerry Brown, just a day after vetoing the Democrat-backed state budget, on Friday used the backdrop of the future site of one of the world’s largest solar plants to issue a call for fiscal responsibility and […]