Palisades Nuclear Power Plant http://wmuk.org en The Costs and Risks of Nuclear Power http://wmuk.org/post/costs-and-risks-nuclear-power <p></p><p></p><p>A social activist says nuclear power is expensive for the public, and a safety risk.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:28:42 +0000 Gordon Evans 12320 at http://wmuk.org The Costs and Risks of Nuclear Power Upton: No shortcuts in fixing problems at Palisades http://wmuk.org/post/upton-no-shortcuts-fixing-problems-palisades <p></p><p>The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant remains offline because of a leak in a safety injection refueling tank. West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton toured the plant on Monday with a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.</p><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 11:31:53 +0000 Gordon Evans 5060 at http://wmuk.org Upton: No shortcuts in fixing problems at Palisades Group says Palisades leak is a symptom of larger problems http://wmuk.org/post/group-says-palisades-leak-symptom-larger-problems <p></p><p>West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton and a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will tour the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near South Haven on Monday.</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 13:38:31 +0000 Gordon Evans 5025 at http://wmuk.org Group says Palisades leak is a symptom of larger problems Upton reacts to latest Palisades leak http://wmuk.org/post/upton-reacts-latest-palisades-leak <p><strong>UPDATE:&nbsp;</strong>Upton says he will tour the Palisades plant on Monday, May 13th, along with Nuclear Regulatory Commission member Kristine Svinicki.</p><p>Congressman Fred Upton says he's "outraged" by a new leak at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near south Haven. The Saint Joseph Republican says he wants to get a first-hand look at the problem along with a member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission "in the near future".</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 01:33:35 +0000 Andrew Robins 4874 at http://wmuk.org Upton reacts to latest Palisades leak Union of Concerned Scientists official says NRC allowing Palisades to limbo beneath safety bar http://wmuk.org/post/union-concerned-scientists-official-says-nrc-allowing-palisades-limbo-beneath-safety-bar <p></p><p></p><p>The Director of the Union of Concerned Scientists Nuclear Safety Project is speaking Thursday in Southwest Michigan. David Lochbaum will speak at the Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University at noon. He will be at the Beach Haven Event Center in South Haven Thursday night beginning at 7:00. The group <a href="http://www.beyondnuclear.org/nuclear-power/2013/3/18/david-lochbaum-of-ucs-to-speak-about-palisades-in-west-mi-on.html">Beyond Nuclear </a>is one the event's sponsors. WMUK's Gordon Evans spoke with Lochbaum&nbsp;Thursday morning.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:32:39 +0000 Gordon Evans 3995 at http://wmuk.org Union of Concerned Scientists official says NRC allowing Palisades to limbo beneath safety bar