Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chernobyl Consciousness – Three Womans' Stories

A Legacy of Lessons Not Yet Learned
Members of a three-woman delegation from the former Soviet Union, on a U.S. tour with the support of the Center for Safe Energy to share the lessons of Chernobyl, tell how they came to be international campaigners for a nuclear free world.

HARD DUTY – A Woman’s Chernobyl Story
Natalia Manzurova is one of few surviving ‘liquidators,’ or nuclear workers sent into deal with the Chernobyl aftermath by the Soviet government.

LEARNING From CHERNOBYL – A Sociologist’s Journey
Dr. Natalia Miranova is a sociologist, former Duma legislator and a leading international campaigner for nuclear abolition.

COPING with CHERNOBYL – A Psychologist’s Journey
Tatiana Mukhamedyarova
is a psychologist-turned-activist who serves as a translator for the international nuke free movement as well as sharing her understanding of the psychological impact of ‘post meltdown stress.’

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NUKUSHIMA UPDATE – 4-27-11


Illustration by Victor Juhasz/Rolling Stone

Not a Pretty Picture

America’s Nuclear NightmareRolling Stone
The U.S. has 31 reactors just like Japan’s — but regulators are ignoring the risks and boosting industry profits

In nuclear accident, risks extend beyond evacuation zone

Chernobyl survivor warns of ‘bombshell’ in Japan

Nuclear Disasters Should Be Met with Scientific Inquiry, Not Silence

Remarks on the 25th anniversary of the Nuclear Meltdown at Chernobyl, Ukraine.
by Ralph Nader

Chernobyl. Fukushima. Indian Point?

Chernobyl Catastrophe: 25th Anniversary of World’s Worst Nuclear Accident Democracy Now

Gundersen Postulates Unit 3 Explosion May Have Been Prompt Criticality in Fuel Pool

Gundersen Postulates Unit 3 Explosion May Have Been Prompt Criticality in Fuel Pool from Fairewinds Associates on Vimeo.

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Ding, Dong, Darbee's Gone! – March On Munchkins…

How did he screw up? Let us count the ways:
Prop 16, attacks on local clean energy initiatives (CCA’s), the stupid ‘smart’ meter fiasco, and the San Bruno gas disaster. Not to mention that Fukushima fallout is not going to make re-licensing PG&E’s Diablo nuke a slam dunk. (Sign petition below) No wonder he’s going to take the money and run. EON photo

PG&E boss Peter Darbee resigns with $35M retirement package San Francisco Examiner

PG&E Chairman Resigns, Spokesman Refutes Claims He Was Offered Money To Leave

PG&E exec. resigns in wake of Calif pipeline blastABC TV

Peter Darbee resigns: 1st step in PG&E rebuilding [?] SF Chron Editorial
…The utility, virtually by itself, promoted a ballot measure last year to hamstring local competition to its power business. PG&E spent $45 million on the statewide initiative and lost badly. Following that was the rollout of millions of wireless SmartMeters, tagged by some consumers for inaccurate bills and health concerns…
Read more…

PG&E CEO Darbee Resigns- Peevey Next?StopSmartMeters.org

PG&E CEO Peter Darbee stepping down SF Bay Guardian

PG&E TALKS TO SENATE ABOUT SMART METERS….

Victoria pulls plug on Smart Meters, Indefinite Moratorium

Japanese disaster ignites seismic concerns at California’s nuclear power plants Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility

Fukushima’s Nuclear Emergency by Nature Video

EARTH DAY ACTION: Download and Print This Petition Now!

Sign Petition for Safe Food and Water Oversight Due to Fukushima Disaster




They Shoot Activists Don't They? – Nuke Digest 4-22-11

Jaitapur: 1 dead in anti-nuclear plant protest

Despite anti-nuclear protests, the construction of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant goes ahead

Nuclear Dead End: It’s the Economics, Stupid
Christian Parenti

Associated Press: Adequate Nuclear Insurance Too Expensive

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2010–2011:
Nuclear Power in a Post-Fukushima World

25 Years After the Chernobyl Accident – PDF

Latest UCB test results: First time radioactive cesium found in spinach, arugala, and kale around San Francisco Bay area (One week ago.)

[Why are these men smiling? Photo:AP ]

U.N. Chief Ban Ki-moon: More Nuclear Disasters Are Likely

TEPCO: Fuel of the Fukushima plant No. 1 reactor could be melting

Radioactive Water Now in Fukushima Units 5 & 6

DN Earth Day Special: Vandana Shiva on Nukes, Maude Barlow on Water, both on the Rights of Mother Earth


U.S. nuclear regulator a policeman or salesman?

Obama’s Dirty Energy Fixation
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama’s support for nuclear power is unwavering.
By Daphne Wysham

The Chernobyl deniers use far too simple a measure of radiation risk
Those who downplay the dangers of nuclear energy are wrong to focus only on dose
Richard Bramhall

Measuring low-level radiation damage

Radioactive Fish in the USA?
FDA Refuses to Test Fish for Radioactivity … Government Pretends Radioactive Fish Is Safe
by Washington’s Blog

Nuclear plant bill likely dead for session

NRG pulls financial support for South Texas nuclear plant expansion

Who would pay if nuclear disaster happened here?
Rochelle Becker

US tornadoes force shutdown of two nuclear reactors in Virginia
Series of storms that hit states from Oklahoma to North Carolina left at least 45 people dead and caused widespread damage

U.S. Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down Unexpectedly In Georgia

Radioactive Leak into Sea was 20,000 Times Above Limit, says TEPCO
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From 'Smart' to Wise Grid = No Nukes, No E-Meters (for starters)

Anti-nuclear protesters demonstrate outside PUC meeting ABC TV News

EON’s Mary Beth Brangan and Rachel Johnson are quoted in ABC video report below.

Scroll down for EON’s coverage of the protest and public comment and independent video clips from Stop Smart Meters’ FCC protest. Resistance is fertile!

URGENT! Fukushima Radioactive Fallout Food Safety Petition


Close Down California’s Nukes

In a rally on the steps of California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) author/organizer Starhawk, Jackie Cabasso (Western States Legal Foundation), Barbara George (Womans Energy Matters) and others build the case for shutting down California’s nukes.

No Nukes, No Smart Meters Says Public
CPUC President Michael Peevey presides over a public comment period in which a range of citizens advocate shutting down California’s 5 nuclear reactors – 2 at Diablo Canyon, 3 at San Onofre – all on earthquake faults. Any questions?

Stop Smart Meters! Disrupts FCC Chair’s Talk in Silicon Valley

FCC chairman gets heckled by smart meter protesters

Video from protest of FCC chair
by D. Boyer www.indybay.org
Thursday Apr 14th, 2011 9:00 PM

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