Nuclear Divestment

Nuclear Power Plants Tighten Their Security

Until states submit their individual implementation plans, it is not clear what role nuclear will play in the Clean Power Plan. The Environmental Protection Agency says that existing nuclear plants do not count toward state emissions levels – only new construction or stations that have undergone new uprates. This has only exacerbated the industry’s current… Keep reading →

Leibstadt nuclear power plant is seen on

Today I had the opportunity to visit the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station to see first hand the significant progress that is being made by TEPCO and the dedicated workers at the Fukushima site cleanup and to gain a better understanding of the challenges that remain. Japan is a close ally and we are committed… Keep reading →