Nuclear Energy

  • Calendar

    June 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Ameren Partners with Westinghouse to Build Innovative Small Nuclear Reactors

    Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric Company today announced a partnership in order to pursue Department of Energy funds for the development and construction of new types of small nuclear reactors. If Westinghouse wins the DOE investment funds, Missouri will seek from the Nuclear Regulatory Com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Radiation! It's In Your Food! Put Down the Geiger Counter, Poindexter.

    Wikimedia Commons​ The truly horrible catastrophe in Japan keeps threatening people nearly two weeks after the initial earthquakes and tsunami. The nuclear power plants are damaged and there's radiation in the water, spinach and milk! Quick! Stop all exports of these products to the U.S.! Bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Fenton Drug Company in Overdrive After Japan Quake

    ​Amid panic about nuclear plants exploding after huge earthquakes hit Japan, a local drug manufacturer is seeing a run on a medicine that protects against radiation poisoning. The over-the-counter drug, ThyroShield, saturates the thyroid with potassium idodide so that it can't absorb radiation. "I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Illinois Lawmakers Take A Siesta to Condemn Arizona's Immigration Law

    Image sourceThe Illinois House of Representatives asks, "¿Como se dice 'snooze' en español?"​On the eve of their summer recess, the Illinois House of Representatives boldly passed a resolution that officially condemns Arizona's harsh new immigration law. Trouble was, they ended up taking the leg ... More >>

  • Music

    November 7, 2007

    Bad Folk
    Bad Folk/Rats and People

    "That Great Atomic Power Scared Charlie Louvin More than God" 7"
    (self-released)"Saw a Circus" / "I Sang to Heather Nethereye" split 7"

  • News

    March 29, 2000

    Hot Rods

    Spent nuclear fuel could be barreling down accident-plagued, construction-delayed Interstate 70