For decades, the U.S. government has compensated employees who got cancer from working inside plants that made America’s nuclear weapons. Now, a growing number of scientists say this radioactive threat may not stop at the fence line. Built during the Cold War, a massive facility near Piketon, Ohio enriched uranium for America’s nuclear reactors and bombs. Seven decades later, the plant still dominates the landscape with a legacy of radioactivity.
KRCR 25th Jan 2021 read more »
Moving quickly to assert influence over energy issues, President Joe Biden has named two Democrats to lead regulatory agencies that oversee nuclear power, natural gas and other energy infrastructure. Christopher Hanson, the new chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Rich Glick, leader of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, replace Republicans who led the panels under President Donald Trump.
Independent 25th Jan 2021 read more »