On Local Impact of Yucca Mountain

Three local leaders (Tri-City Herald, Feb 19, 2010) are advancing concern about violation of law with regard to the present federal administration’s canceling of funding for Yucca Mountain nuclear material storage licensing.   Missing from this gray cloud observation is the silver lining that the US now has an opportunity to revise all used nuclear fuel […]

The US Unemployment Map

An interesting visual effect of US unemployment since 2007 has been provided by the American Observer.   It is a month to month change in county unemployment rates, 2007-2009.  Take a look.

ANS Provides New/Revised Position Statements

The American Nuclear Society has been a long standing advocate of the safe societal progress of using nuclear energy.  The following noteworthy position statements (pdf) were released in November of 2009. Utilization of Surplus Weapons Plutonium As Mixed Oxide Fuel (Revised November 2009)  Great idea!  Use the energy of this national and international treasure for […]