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May 18, 2015
Shining Light on Health Effects of EPA Power Plan
Dr. Catherine Thomasson, executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, says the increase in asthma cases isn't just caused by air quality. Warming temperatures and increased CO2 is spurring plants to go on overdrive.
Source: Public New Service
May 14, 2015
Regulators asked to close Washington nuclear plant until crack in cooling system repaired
Oregon PSR on Wednesday petitioned the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to suspend the plant restart until the pipe has been repaired. The group contends the fix is crucial in light of recent seismic studies showing that a major earthquake could cause more ground movement at the plant than designed to withstand.
Source: The Oregonian
May 5, 2015
Nuclear Hotseat #202: PSR's Nukebusters Film Competition
PSR's Martin Fleck and Christine Herrmann talk to the Nuclear Hotseat Podcast about the Nukebusters Short Film Contest. (Interview starts about halfway through.)
Source: Nuclear Hotseat
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