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Boston Globe
Massachusetts presses other states in region to cut emissionscaps is vital for states to meet their goals of cutting greenhouse gases beyond
Massachusetts presses other states in region to cut emissions
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
caps is vital for states to meet their goals of cutting greenhouse gases beyond 2020, said Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists in Cambridge and the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Pilgrim nuclear plant returns to production amid calls for shutdownthat must be met before a reactor can restart, said David Lochbaum, director of
Pilgrim nuclear plant returns to production amid calls for shutdown
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
that must be met before a reactor can restart, said David Lochbaum, director of the nuclear safety program for the Union of Concerned Scientists. “Workers went through that checklist, with NRC inspectors spot-checking them, en route to the... Read more
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Slate
Our Energy Grid Is Amazingly Vulnerable and Climate Change Is the Causeproblem—one that will affect their personal safety and economic well-being. Ac
Our Energy Grid Is Amazingly Vulnerable and Climate Change Is the Cause
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
problem—one that will affect their personal safety and economic well-being. According to a report issued by the Union of Concerned Scientists, there are many ways to make the grid more resilient, which basically fall into four... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Dangerous Seas: China & The U.S.. Categoryon its mainland with all the military means at its disposal—including its stock
Dangerous Seas: China & The U.S.. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 4 days ago
on its mainland with all the military means at its disposal—including its stockpile of nuclear arms.” A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists concluded that if China moves to “launch on warning,” such a change “would dramatically... Read more
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CNET
Our EV policies are a patchwork of confusion and silliness, study showsHere are the number of EVs available in each state. If you want to go green, Ca
Our EV policies are a patchwork of confusion and silliness, study shows
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
Here are the number of EVs available in each state. If you want to go green, Cali's the place to be, at least for now. Union of Concerned Scientists If you want a specific model of gas-powered car, all you need to do is drive to the nearest... Read more
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Auto Spies
EV Study Applauds Tesla, BMW, Nissan As Leaders - Toyota and Honda Labeled As Laggardsof car owners in the US, nationwide availability of electric vehicles has never
EV Study Applauds Tesla, BMW, Nissan As Leaders - Toyota and Honda Labeled As Laggards
Auto Spies / Posted 4 days ago
of car owners in the US, nationwide availability of electric vehicles has never been more important. A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) paints an interesting picture of EV availability in the US, praising Tesla, BMW and... Read more
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Quartz
Orangutans will be wiped out by 2026, thanks largely to fast food and face washPalm trading program to offset their oil use, similar to purchasing carbon cred
Orangutans will be wiped out by 2026, thanks largely to fast food and face wash
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
Palm trading program to offset their oil use, similar to purchasing carbon credits. The annual scorecard put out by the Union of Concerned Scientists grades a variety of companies on their commitment to sustainable palm oil sourcing. These... Read more
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Lowell Sun
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward L
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear technology... Read more
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Bennington Banner
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward L
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
Bennington Banner / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear technology... Read more
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Daily Herald
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward L
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear technology... Read more
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PhysOrg
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward L
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear technology... Read more
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CTV News
China sets sights on exporting nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward L
China sets sights on exporting nuclear energy
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," said Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear technology... Read more
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FOX Business
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman,
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear... Read more
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FOX Business
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman,
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear... Read more
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The Economic Times
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman,
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energyabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman,
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers," Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear... Read more
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Japan Today
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy ‹ Japan Todayabout safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers,” Edward Lyman,
China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
about safety and the good judgment of Chinese reactor engineers,” Edward Lyman, a nuclear power specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. “It is crucial for countries importing Chinese nuclear... Read more
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The Columbian
2014 nuclear accident in N.M. among costliest in U.S. historyplutonium. The decision means operations at the dump must resume, said Edwin L
2014 nuclear accident in N.M. among costliest in U.S. history
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
plutonium. The decision means operations at the dump must resume, said Edwin Lyman, a physicist and nuclear expert at the Union of Concerned Scientists. “They have no choice,” he said. “No matter what it costs.” (C)2016 Los Angeles Times Visit... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Pilgrim nuclear plant powered down after discovery of problem valvefor over a decade until it caused the failure,” wrote David Lochbaum, director
Pilgrim nuclear plant powered down after discovery of problem valve
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
for over a decade until it caused the failure,” wrote David Lochbaum, director of the Nuclear Safety Project for the Union of Concerned Scientists, in an email. The company checked the gas pressure lines on the other seven valves for signs... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Iowa State Prairie Strip Would Save Bigloss in surface water runoff by 85 percent, phosphorus runoff by 90 percent and
Iowa State Prairie Strip Would Save Big
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 9 days ago
loss in surface water runoff by 85 percent, phosphorus runoff by 90 percent and soil loss in general by 95 percent. A Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) analysis found that if the Iowa State “prairie strip” model were adopted across the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planeton its mainland with all the military means at its disposal—including its stock
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 10 days ago
on its mainland with all the military means at its disposal—including its stockpile of nuclear arms.” A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists concluded that if China moves to “launch on warning,” such a change “would dramatically... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Conn Hallinan. Categoryon its mainland with all the military means at its disposal—including its stock
Conn Hallinan. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 10 days ago
on its mainland with all the military means at its disposal—including its stockpile of nuclear arms.” A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists concluded that if China moves to “launch on warning,” such a change “would dramatically... Read more
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Island Packet
Parris Island under water? One study says it could happenon about 8,000 acres of land. A fifth of that, according to one study, could be
Parris Island under water? One study says it could happen
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
on about 8,000 acres of land. A fifth of that, according to one study, could be under water by 2050. A recent study by the Union of Concerned Scientists highlighted 18 military installations threatened, to varying degrees, by sea-level rise. Marine... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Consumers and Climate Wins with New Truck Standardsoil use, save truck owners money, and reduce the carbon pollution that causes c
Consumers and Climate Wins with New Truck Standards
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 11 days ago
oil use, save truck owners money, and reduce the carbon pollution that causes climate change, according to experts at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). “Last December, the United States played a leading role in securing a global climate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Compete or suckle: Should troubled nuclear reactors be subsidized?were paid to build nuclear reactors in the 1950s and early ‘60’s, and received
Compete or suckle: Should troubled nuclear reactors be subsidized?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
were paid to build nuclear reactors in the 1950s and early ‘60’s, and received subsidized fuel. According to a study by the Union of Concerned Scientists, total subsidies paid and offered to nuclear plants between 1960 and 2024 generally exceed the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
ZBA Rejects Controversial Shoreline HomeCoastal Management Manual; a report about marshland from the U.S. Fish and Wild
ZBA Rejects Controversial Shoreline Home
New Haven Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Coastal Management Manual; a report about marshland from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; documents from NOAA and the Union of Concerned Scientists regarding sea level rise and tidal flooding; a report from The Nature Conservancy about... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Anti-science claims shadow Steinhealth risks and cited an editorial from the New England Journal of Medicine as
Anti-science claims shadow Stein
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
health risks and cited an editorial from the New England Journal of Medicine as well as an eight-point argument from the Union of Concerned Scientists against Monstanto’s influence in the industry. Since their introduction into the global food... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Anti-science claims dog Green Party's Jill Steinhealth risks and cited an editorial from the New England Journal of Medicine as
Anti-science claims dog Green Party's Jill Stein
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 12 days ago
health risks and cited an editorial from the New England Journal of Medicine as well as an eight-point argument from the Union of Concerned Scientists against Monstanto's influence in the industry. Since their introduction into the global food... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
EPA strengthens greenhouse-gas efficiency goals for big rigsthe proposal the agency released last year, which reduced carbon emissions 36 p
EPA strengthens greenhouse-gas efficiency goals for big rigs
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
the proposal the agency released last year, which reduced carbon emissions 36 percent off a 2010 baseline by 2027. The Union of Concerned Scientists said a 40 percent reduction was possible based on an analysis of trucking technology. 12%... Read more
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The Post-Standard
'Minor' radiation leak in FitzPatrick nuclear plant has gone unfixed for 4 yearsNRC. Entergy officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
'Minor' radiation leak in FitzPatrick nuclear plant has gone unfixed for 4 years
The Post-Standard / Posted 13 days ago
NRC. Entergy officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Nuclear safety expert David Lochbaum, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said he agreed with the NRC that the leak was of "minor significance.'' It's not uncommon for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
EPA strengthens greenhouse-gas efficiency goals for big rigsthe proposal the agency released last year, which reduced carbon emissions 36 p
EPA strengthens greenhouse-gas efficiency goals for big rigs
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
the proposal the agency released last year, which reduced carbon emissions 36 percent off a 2010 baseline by 2027. The Union of Concerned Scientists said a 40 percent reduction was possible based on an analysis of trucking technology. The cost... Read more
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DW
How climate change is increasing forest fires around the world |past few decades, the number of wildfires has indeed increased, especially in t
How climate change is increasing forest fires around the world |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
past few decades, the number of wildfires has indeed increased, especially in the western United States. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), every state in the western US has experienced an increase in the average annual number... Read more
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The Economic Times
20 science questions for US presidential candidatesgroups, including the National Academy of Sciences, the American Geophysical Un
20 science questions for US presidential candidates
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
groups, including the National Academy of Sciences, the American Geophysical Union, the American Chemical Society and the Union of Concerned Scientists. The effort was organised by ScienceDebate.org, which commissioned a national poll last that... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
A Call For A Presidential Debate On Science!of Women Engineers Soil Science Society of America SUNY College of Environmen
A Call For A Presidential Debate On Science!
ScienceBlogs / Posted 19 days ago
of Women Engineers Soil Science Society of America SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Tufts University *Union of Concerned Scientists University City Science Center *U.S. Council on Competitiveness The Wildlife Society World... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
20 science questions for US presidential candidatesgroups, including the National Academy of Sciences, the American Geophysical Un
20 science questions for US presidential candidates
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
groups, including the National Academy of Sciences, the American Geophysical Union, the American Chemical Society and the Union of Concerned Scientists. The effort was organized by ScienceDebate.org, which commissioned a national poll last that... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
KFC urged to phase out harmful antiobiotics in meat supplyannouncement was made on the same day as Yum was identified as the least respon
KFC urged to phase out harmful antiobiotics in meat supply
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 19 days ago
announcement was made on the same day as Yum was identified as the least responsible major palm-oil user in a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Taco Bell, which has committed to completely stopping the use of antibiotics important... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Zero emission vehicle program needs a tuneupto consider an electric vehicle for their next purchase or lease, according to
Zero emission vehicle program needs a tuneup
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
to consider an electric vehicle for their next purchase or lease, according to a recent survey by Consumers Union and the Union of Concerned Scientists. We’re not asking automakers to go it alone. Federal tax credits and state-incentive programs... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Report suggests military bases in Hampton Roads could be severely impacted by rising seasand other military installations in Hampton Roads in the coming years according
Report suggests military bases in Hampton Roads could be severely impacted by rising seas
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 20 days ago
and other military installations in Hampton Roads in the coming years according to a new report. The report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says that if no new measures are taken to prevent or reduce flooding, then certain locations on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US mini atomic bombs a threat to nuclear-free worldSteve Fetter, who had recently left national security posts, helped write an 80
US mini atomic bombs a threat to nuclear-free world
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Steve Fetter, who had recently left national security posts, helped write an 80-page critique of the nuclear plan by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a private group that made its name during the Cold War, arguing for arms reductions. US... Read more
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Canberra Times
US mini atomic bombs a threat to nuclear-free worldSteve Fetter, who had recently left national security posts, helped write an 80
US mini atomic bombs a threat to nuclear-free world
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
Steve Fetter, who had recently left national security posts, helped write an 80-page critique of the nuclear plan by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a private group that made its name during the Cold War, arguing for arms reductions. US... Read more
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The Economic Times
China's nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks," Edw
China's nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks," Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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Dundas Star News
The ‘blunder’ of the biofuel mandatetime corn plantings grew. Dinneen said land conversion has not been an issue.
The ‘blunder’ of the biofuel mandate
Dundas Star News / Posted 28 days ago
time corn plantings grew. Dinneen said land conversion has not been an issue. Jeremy Martin, who leads fuel policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists' clean vehicles program, said the RFS has become a scapegoat, unfairly blamed as boosting... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stefanik leads bid to land Fort Drum missile defense sitefor the guts of the system, Ground-based Midcourse Missile Defense, the record
Stefanik leads bid to land Fort Drum missile defense site
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
for the guts of the system, Ground-based Midcourse Missile Defense, the record is a meager nine out of 17 since 1999. The Union of Concerned Scientists earlier this year issued a stinging report on the missile defense system, saying the testing... Read more
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The Columbian
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edw
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. “Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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PhysOrg
China's nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks," Edw
China's nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks," Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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Christian Today
Faith leaders, scientists make joint call on President Obama to take steps to minimise threat of 'nuclear catastrophe'Oscar Cantú, chairman of the U.S. Bishops' committee on International Justice a
Faith leaders, scientists make joint call on President Obama to take steps to minimise threat of 'nuclear catastrophe'
Christian Today / Posted 29 days ago
Oscar Cantú, chairman of the U.S. Bishops' committee on International Justice and Peace; Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists; Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals; and Gabriel Salguero,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edw
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
Manila Bulletin / Posted 29 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. “Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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Inquirier.net
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edw
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. “Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
China's nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks," Edw
China's nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks," Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. "Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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Salon.com
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waterssuch reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edw
China’s nuclear power ambitions sailing into troubled waters
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
such reactors would be tempting targets for military or terrorist attacks,” Edwin Lyman, a nuclear specialist for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, said in an email. “Maintaining the full contingent of security officers... Read more
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