Monthly Archives: June 2011

Decommissioning Nuclear Denial – EON Update 6-30-2011

The Nuclear Reality Gap Widens Despite official silence and obfuscation, no-fly zones, news blackouts, nukewashing denials, NRC attempts to extend the lives of seriously-aging existing plants, and an indefensible Obama initiative to refurbish the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal and give … Continue reading

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Zombie Nuclearism Hits the Reality Wall – EON Nuke Digest 6-28-2011

Obama’s Zombie Nuclearism Never mind earthquake and tsunami, fire and flood – not to mention the Cold War reportedly being over for some time now – President Obama continues to push a ‘renaissance’ for both nuclear power and nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

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Nukes, CyberWar & Wireless 'Smart' Grids: A Deady Mix – EON Nuke Digest 6-24-11

Connecting The Dots (Duh!) With cyberwarfare the new and coming thing, how ‘smart’ is it to create a nation-wide, easily hackable, wirelessly-managed power grid that includes both old and new nuclear plants? Despite Fukushima fallout, and declaring the flooded Ft. … Continue reading

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Ooo, That Smarts! – EMF Radiation Risk Awareness Grows – Update 6-22-11

Wireless Meter Fight Links to More Insight About RF Issues The attempt to mass deploy wireless, so-called ‘smart,’ or AMI (automated metering infrastructure) gas, water and electric meters without adequate research and testing may turn out to be one of … Continue reading

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After Fukushima, What? – EON Nuke Digest 6-21-11

Is the ‘Nuclear Renaissance’ DOA? Too soon to tell. But, as today’s stories show, there are signs that – despite subsidies, liability caps, loan guarantees, friends in high places and deep pockets for PR – the nuclear industry is at … Continue reading

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SUPPORT INDEPENDENT GRASSROOTS MEDIA Keep EON on the net and catalyzing effective grassroots action. We’re not called ‘C-Span for the grassroots’ for nothing. If you’re on this list, you know how hard we work to keep a steady stream of … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift Happens – EON E-Smog Digest 6-13-11

Bursting the Bubble of Denial As Thomas Kuhn showed in his landmark book THE STRUCTURE OF SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTIONS, established perceptions of ‘scientific truth’ are very resistant to change. Careers, professional identities, institutional power relationships, industries and fortunes are built on … Continue reading

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Dead End for Nuclear Power? – EON Update 6-13-11

Pushback Turns to Backlash Despite the bad news – and hot particles – continuing to come out of Fukushima, there are some signs that a combination of public opposition, market forces, scientific rationality, and perhaps even plain old common sense … Continue reading

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