OUTRAGEOUS: Nuclear industry lobbies Trump Admin for access to gloves, masks & other protective gear needed by frontline health care workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic

Thank you to Scott Stapf of the Hastings Group, for this most apt tweet:
OUTRAGEOUS: Nuclear industry lobbies Trump Admin for access to gloves, masks & other protective gear needed by frontline health care workers fighting the coronavirus pandem…

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Trump administration considers invoking Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA) to address coronavirus pandemic; less than two years ago, it considered invoking the DPA to bail out the nuclear power industry

As reported by the New York Times on March 17, 2020 in an article entitled “U.S. Virus Plan Anticipates 18-Month Pandemic and Widespread Shortages,” President Trump is considering invoking the Defense Production Act of 1950 to address the crisis.
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Trump’s Chernobyl

Thirty-four years ago in Moscow I watched the government mishandle a disaster. Why does it feel like it was just yesterday?
An Opinion piece in the New York Times, by Serge Schmemann, a member of the Editorial Board.
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Schumer, Gillibrand call for independent review of NRC analysis following report of agency’s failure to properly analyze pipeline risks at Indian Point

Damning NRC Inspector General report details faulty analysis that led to approval of natural gas pipeline; Shumer, Gillibrand had originally called for independent review
Schumer, Gillibrand had opposed the Algonquin/AIM pipeline near Indian Point beca…

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