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2013-05-31 20:20:06

BOISE, Idaho, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTC:AEHI; www.aehipower.com) announced today that the company has no choice but to correct recent erroneous media reports that former President/CEO Donald Gillispie, who resigned his position more than six months ago, sold 41,370,500 shares of AEHI stock. The false information, which has now been disseminated throughout the media, could cause irreparable harm and may damage thousands of already battle-weary...

2013-01-28 23:03:45

An Initiative of the Nuclear Literacy Project Greenville, S.C. (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 The Nuclear Literacy Project, an education program created by the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization PopAtomic Studios, is pleased to announce “Diary of a Nuclear Tourist,” an innovative project aimed at exploring the European nuclear industry and the public outreach activities it has created in response to anti-nuclear pressures on the continent. As part of the initiative, PopAtomic Studios...

2012-11-01 23:07:55

Following the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in 2011, the German government took the nation's eight oldest reactors offline immediately and passed legislation that will close the last nuclear power plant by 2022. This nuclear phase-out had overwhelming political support in Germany. Elsewhere, many saw it as "panic politics," and the online business magazine Forbes.com went as far as to ask, in a headline, whether the decision was "Insane -- or Just Plain Stupid."...

2012-03-15 14:30:00

VENICE, Fla., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prompted by recent published misstatements about nuclear energy, a group of technical experts have formed the Energy Information Center (EIC) to communicate technically-accurate information about energy issues to the public. "While reading public reporting about topics such as the Fukushima, Japan nuclear event and debates about Pay-As-You-Go Financing of new nuclear energy plants in Florida, I frequently found myself in conversations with...

2012-01-25 23:00:00

TOKYO, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In his 30th annual peace proposal, released on January 26, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, calls for a nuclear abolition summit to be held in 2015 in Hiroshima and Nagasaki to ensure that the growing momentum toward abolition of nuclear weapons becomes irreversible. Holding this summit on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of these cities, and in the year of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation...

2011-09-20 13:48:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two organic farmers from Japan, their children and fellow Japanese anti-nuclear campaigners made a plea for the safety of Fukushima's children at a press conference in Washington, D.C. today. "Our hearts have been torn apart in the Fukushima community because of the nuclear disaster," said Sachiko Sato, a natural farmer from Fukushima Prefecture, who evacuated four of her six children two days after the March 11, 2011 Fukushima nuclear...

2011-09-09 12:59:23

Better physics teaching with a particular emphasis on radioactivity and radiation science could improve public awareness through education of the environmental benefits and relative safety of nuclear power generation, according to leading Brazilian scientist Heldio Villar. He suggests that it might then be possible to have a less emotional debate about the future of the industry that will ultimately reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. To environmental activists, nuclear power and...

2011-06-24 02:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, The Doobie Brothers, Tom Morello, John Hall, Kitaro, Jonathan Wilson, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and special guests are coming together for a special benefit event on Sunday, August 7, at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. Proceeds from the concert will be distributed to Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) to support Japan disaster relief efforts, and organizations...

2011-06-21 00:44:00

BOISE, Idaho, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTC:AEHI; www.aehipower.com) announced that it received final local rezone approval for building a nuclear power plant in Payette County, Idaho. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/AQ59921LOGO) On June 20th, Payette County Commissioners unanimously approved the request, which is a landmark achievement for the company and the international nuclear renaissance after the Japanese tsunami-caused...

2009-03-26 10:23:12

Concerns about climate change and energy independence have led to renewed calls for the resurgence of nuclear power. Therefore, it is important to understand the level of and bases for public attitudes, both supporting and opposing nuclear power. According to a new study published in the March issue of the journal Risk Analysis, the American public is ambivalent about nuclear power. Public support is highest among those who trust the nuclear industry and the agencies that regulate it, and...