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President of Nuclear Information and Resource Service

Groups: DK GreenRoots

Home Page: http://www.nirs.org

Diaries published: 27 (58 days since last diary on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 11:46 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 398 (13 days since last comment on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 07:51 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 326

Total Comment Ratings: 561

Most Recommended Diary: 2013’s Astounding Collapse of the U.S. Nuclear Power Industry: the New Normal, 26 comments, 32 recommends

People Following nirsnet: 15

nirsnet's Most Recent Diaries:

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-TN. Photo from Wikipedia. Back in 2008, when presidential candidate John McCain was calling for construction of 45 new ...
by nirsnet
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 11:46 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It’s been more than a year in the making and sometimes it felt like the project might never be finished. But here we are. Yesterday, Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS), Friends of ...
by nirsnet
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 02:12 PM PST with 17 Recommends
America's nuclear power utilities are increasingly saddled with aging, uneconomic reactors. Their operating and maintenance costs are rising, and in many locations they're no longer able to compete ...
by nirsnet
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 09:20 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The very creation by Exelon earlier this year of Nuclear Matters, an astroturf group devoted to keeping existing nuclear reactors operating at any cost, was a sign of the desperation that ...
by nirsnet
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 10:23 AM PST with 11 Recommends
One reason that giant nuclear utilities like Exelon, Entergy, Duke and others are so aggressively taking extraordinary steps to force ratepayers to keep their obsolete, aging reactors operating at ...
by nirsnet
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 12:42 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS)–and some 800 other organizations–are going all out this weekend to build support for the September 21, 2014 People’s Climate March in New York ...
by nirsnet
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 09:55 AM PDT with 11 Recommends

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