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Results related to “nuclear energy”

The Nuclear Industry's Astroturf Movement in Communities of Color

The Nuclear Industry’s Astroturf Movement in Communities of Color

by Brian Palmer on May 26 2011, 9:13AM

Entergy, the nation’s second largest nuclear power generator, is pitting black and brown people against New York’s green movement.

Topics: Environment

The Radioactive Racism Behind Nuclear Energy

The Radioactive Racism Behind Nuclear Energy

by Michelle Chen on March 23 2011, 10:26AM

At every point in the nuclear production chain, the industry has sloughed a disproportionate share of the risk on marginalized communities.

Topics: Environment, Global Justice

White House Could Be Forced To Re-Open Yucca Mountain Talks

White House Could Be Forced To Re-Open Yucca Mountain Talks

by Julianne Hing on March 16 2011, 5:10PM

Energy Secretary Steven Chu told Congress that, if the administration loses a pending legal challenge, the idea Native Americans have fought may be back.

Topics: Environment

GOP Reopens Fight Over Nuclear Waste in Sacred Yucca Mountain

GOP Reopens Fight Over Nuclear Waste in Sacred Yucca Mountain

by Julianne Hing on March 15 2011, 11:53AM

Before Japan’s crisis, the push for more nuclear energy in the U.S. revived a fight Native Americans have been waging for years.

Topics: Environment

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