Priorities for 2012 in Vermont Politics

By Howard Shaffer Vermont’s “Citizen Legislature” meets from January to May/June. During this term, the major issue is Hurricane Irene and its aftermath. The hurricane caused major devastation, but, thankfully, Continue Reading →

Small Modular Reactors on Military Installations?

By William J. Barattino (This article summarizes a paper presented by the author at the ASME 2011 Small Modular Reactors Symposium) Federal agencies have been directed by public laws and Continue Reading →

GE-Hitachi proposes to burn U.K. plutonium stockpile

An advanced reactor could be used to consume 112 tonnes of weapons grade material By Dan Yurman GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has proposed to the U.K. government to build an Continue Reading →

The Dispatch Queue – An Alternative Means of Accounting for External Costs?

by Jim Hopf Without much going on recently that hasn’t been covered by other blog posts, I’d like to explore a topic not specifically tied to nuclear power or to Continue Reading →