fukushima http://wamc.org en Community Forum At SUNY New Paltz Focuses On Fukushima Fallout http://wamc.org/post/community-forum-suny-new-paltz-focuses-fukushima-fallout <p>The ongoing danger of radiation from a 2011 nuclear accident in Japan is the topic of a discussion Wednesday evening at SUNY New Paltz in Ulster County.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:34:28 +0000 Allison Dunne 79637 at http://wamc.org Community Forum At SUNY New Paltz Focuses On Fukushima Fallout NRC Releases Spent Fuel Pool Study http://wamc.org/post/nrc-releases-spent-fuel-pool-study <p></p><p>The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking public comment on a study that looks at the potential impact of earthquakes on the pools where spent fuel is stored. The study says the pools likely are safe. An independent nuclear power expert says the study is flawed.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 02:53:03 +0000 Allison Dunne 67955 at http://wamc.org NRC Releases Spent Fuel Pool Study MA AG Coakley: Go Slow on Pilgrim Plant Renewal http://wamc.org/post/ma-ag-coakley-go-slow-pilgrim-plant-renewal <p>Attorney General Martha Coakley has filed an appeal challenging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission&#39;s decision to go ahead with hearings to grant a new 20-year license extension for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...<br /><br />The appeal challenges the decision to continue the relicensing process for the Plymouth-based nuclear power plant before considering what Coakley said are lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan.<br /> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 12:18:25 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36277 at http://wamc.org MA AG Coakley: Go Slow on Pilgrim Plant Renewal