There's no reason to accept the risks or high costs of nuclear power, given the abundance of renewable energy that is cleaner, safer, and often more affordable.
2022 Hurricane season coverage
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting an “above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season.” NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says to expect between 14-21 named storms, including 6-10 hurricanes and 3-6 major hurricanes packing sustained winds of at least 111 miles per hour.
Statement: Cost overruns at Georgia nuclear reactors offer cautionary tale
The only nuclear reactors under construction in the United States are now projected to cost more than $30 billion -- and the price tag for Plant Vogtle near Augusta, Georgia, doesn’t even include $3.68 billion that the project’s original contractor paid to the owners after going bankrupt.
Statement: $6 billion in subsidies for distressed nuclear plants are misguided
Tapping into $6 billion in subsidies passed as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Department of Energy launched a program on Tuesday to bail out the owners and operators of money-losing nuclear power plants.
Hurricane season coverage: Data, resources and interview opportunities
Tropical Storm Ana, the first named storm (tropical storm or hurricane) of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, dissipated earlier this week. The development of Ana makes seven consecutive years of named storms before the official June 1 start of the season.