Russian State owned Rosatom, which answers directly to the President of Russia (Putin). Thus, it appears more accurate to say Putin Plans. He/it has recently forced an expensive, unwanted, nuclear power station upon Bulgaria through international legal action, and is building reactors in Iran, Turkey, and elsewhere. As Toshiba-Westinghouse’s probable bankruptcy shows, the nuclear industry cannot survive in free markets, even where it gets massive subsidies. The US taxpayer may lose part of its $8.3 billion loan given for reactors. French State owned Areva is undergoing massive injections of money but must answer, somewhat, to the French parliament. Russian State owned Rosatom is unique – it only answers to the Executive, i.e. Putin. Apart from free speech issues, this is the single biggest reason not to be owned by Putin.
From Greenpeace: “Greenpeace protests against the launch of fueling of a nuclear power plant inside the city of St…
View original post 780 more words
To the left is open-air, spent nuclear fuel. The spent fuel casks have been called “Chernobyl in a Can” by https://sanonofresafety.org
If Trump doesn’t even care about New York City, what does he care about? Only navel-gazing? His petty spat with Arnold Schwarzenegger suggests that to be so. Nero fiddling while Rome burned! Oh, wait, does Trump prefer Moscow to Manhattan, perhaps?
SCHUMER: PROPOSED ADMIN CUTS WOULD SPELL REAL TROUBLE FOR SECURITY AT INDIAN POINT & NY HARBOR; REMOVING CRITICAL COAST GUARD RESOURCES COULD HAMPER USCG’S PATROLS AND RESPONSE DURING AN EMERGENCY, MAKING THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND NYC LESS SAFE & SECURE; SENATOR VOWS TO PROTECT FUNDING
Senator Says Budget Aims To Slash Already Tight Coast Guard, & Other Vital Security Force, Budgets By A Billion Dollars; Schumer Highlights Security Necessities That Would Lose Amidst Cuts
Schumer: Public’s Safety Is Paramount, Especially At Indian Point, Airports &…
View original post 653 more words