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Senate Nuclear Fetishists Take Lid Off of Pandora’s Box

*Senate Nuclear Fetishists Take Lid Off of Pandora’s Box* *19 June 2024* *David Kraft, Director, NEIS* *CHICAGO—*In a lopsided 88-2 vote (with 10 not voting, including Sen. Richard Durbin), the Senate passed S.870 – the so-called ADVANCED Act, a bill which quite literally takes the lid off of the nuclear safety box, both domestically and...

S870. Nuclear DOOM.

The nuclear industry got everything they wanted. Including a complete change in the mission of the NRC. Biden is sure to sign the bill. The huffpost article spells out a lot of the sordid details. Marilyn Elie Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition www.ipsecinfo.org “Passage of this legislation will only increase the danger to people already...

S870. Nuclear DOOM.

The nuclear industry got everything they wanted. Including a complete change in the mission of the NRC. Biden is sure to sign the bill. The huffpost article spells out a lot of the sordid details. Marilyn Elie Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition www.ipsecinfo.org “Passage of this legislation will only increase the danger to people already...

This bill is a disaster. We lost 88-2. A monumental disaster s870. Go to https://www.ucsusa.org/about/news/advance-act-retreat-nuclear-power-safety for more about this innocuous sounding bill. It changes the mission of the NRC from supposedly protecting the public to promoting nuclear energy. It gives the industry everything they could ever want. And why not, since they wrote the bill. Stay tuned for more details. Marilyn Elie.

It gives the Bipartisan nuclear package heads to Biden’s desk By *Andres Picon* | 06/18/2024 06:48 PM EDT The “ADVANCE Act” was more than a year in the making and aims to supercharge nuclear energy deployment. Senate Environment and Public Works Chair Tom Carper (D-Del.) speaking with reporters at the Capitol. Carper was one of...

In case you missed it. Jamie Raskin says Merrick Garland can force Alito and Thomas to recuse.

“If judges are like umpires, then they should be treated like umpires, not team owners, team fans or players.” Raskin notes that: “At his Senate confirmation hearing, Chief Justice Roberts assured America that ‘Judges are like umpires.'” “But professional baseball would never allow an umpire to continue to officiate the World Series after learning that...