Nuclear Energy

Don’t let this uranium mill repeat history
Don’t let this uranium mill repeat history
The White Mesa Mill’s license is up for renewal under the Trump administration.
Meet the latest Trump administration nominees
Meet the latest Trump administration nominees
Ties to industry and possible conflicts of interest dog nominees for environment-related posts.
A fun romp through the atomic West
A fun romp through the atomic West
Trump’s push for nuclear security could send ripples across the region.
Navajo Windfall
The Navajo Nation is fighting to keep uranium mining off the reservation, but eager uranium companies are determined to mine– and the federal government is on their side
The Fourth Wave
With uranium prices rising, speculators are looking anew at busted mining towns like Jeffrey City, Wyo., but locals have learned to be skeptical
Reborn
With global warming an increasing threat, some are urging a return to nuclear energy, but the industry’s own checkered past reminds us that a nuclear renaissance will be neither easy nor cheap
Nuclear energy isn’t clean or a solution
The writer says uranium mining and nuclear power take us back to a past of unsolved problems
Atomic comics
Historian and professor Ferenc Szasz says comics were used to reassure the public about nuclear issues during the 1940s and ‘50s
New Mexico: A nuclear homeland?
Lea County, N.M., is courting Louisiana Energy Services, a company that wants to build a uranium-enrichment facility to create fuel for nuclear power plants
From nuclear fuel to nature trails
Oregon may set a precedent with its planned transformation of the defunct Trojan nuclear power plant into a state park.
Power plant disappears
Proposal for nuclear energy plant near Show Low, Ariz., wasn't real.
Nuclear-free utility
Energy efficiency puts the Sacramento Municipal Utility District into the black.
WPPSS's endless saga
After Trojan closes, Oregon's last nuclear power plant faces an uncertain future.
Oregon's Trojan horse
Oregon's Trojan nuclear power plant closes permanently after charges of safety violations.
How to repack and shut Pandora's box
The decommissioning of the Trojan nuclear power plant may serve as a model for other plants.
Nuclear power gets gassed
The Washington Public Power Supply System is too expensive, says the Bonneville Power Administration.