Latest Nuclear safety Stories

2010-06-23 10:00:00

Repeating the Fatal BP Misstep: Assuming No Recent Calamity Means That Safety Rules Can be Scaled Back; Gulf Crisis Makes Clear the Folly of Letting Industry Write the Regulatory Playbook for Energy Sources with Huge Public Health, Environmental Risks. WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is Congress on the verge of repeating the deregulatory debacle that led to the BP oil spill fiasco in the Gulf of Mexico? Even as tens of thousands of gallons of oil continue to erupt each day...

2010-05-13 12:30:00

"Loan Guarantee Fever" in Congress Finds No Counterpart in Across-the-Board Cold Shoulder From State Solons; From Kentucky to Arizona, Industry Lobbyists Fail to Overturn Bans, Pass Costs on to Consumers or Get Nuclear Classified as "Renewable Energy" WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was front-page news across America this February when the Vermont Senate voted to shut down the troubled Vermont Yankee reactor in 2012.

2010-05-10 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric utility industry has made tremendous improvement in its safety performance in recent years to the point that a "safety culture" has emerged as one of its most prominent characteristics.

2010-04-08 08:00:00

TULSA, Okla., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hogan Assessment Systems announces SafeSystem, a comprehensive approach to improving safety culture and performance within organizations.

2010-03-25 12:32:00

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Nuclear Texas Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelon Generation, today filed an "early site permit" application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for an 11,500-acre site in Victoria County, Texas.

2009-11-23 11:39:00


2009-11-17 07:45:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosendin Electric (www.rosendin.com), one of the nation's top five electrical contractors and a 100 percent employee-owned company, has received the International Risk Management Institute's (IRMI) prestigious Gary E. Bird Horizon Award.

2009-10-14 06:40:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- When systems fail in the health care world, the results can be deadly. So creating the most reliable, safest system possible is always a priority.

2009-09-17 11:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept, 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Technologies Group, Inc., (Pink Sheets: GTGP) (Global) has executed a strategic teaming agreement with Science and Technologies Applications, LLC.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.