nuclear safety

6:08 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Syracuse Peace Council Commemorates Hiroshima Anniversary

A procession moves through downtown, commemorating the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan
Credit Chris Bolt / WAER News

Members of the Syracuse Peace Council and Peace Action were joined by concerned residents Wednesday for a procession in commemoration of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. 

The atomic bombing (followed by the bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945) occurred 69 years ago, and resulted in the deaths of 140,000 people who were either killed on impact or died later from the effects of the thermal waves and radiation. 

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Nuclear Power
1:44 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Nuclear Watch Dog Opposes Report Clearing Nine Mile 1 Nuclear Reactor

Constellation Energy's Nine Mile Point 1 reactor received clearance from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after several emergency shutdowns.

  One Nuclear Watchdog group is not convinced of the safety of the Nine Mile Point 1 Nuclear plant in Scriba despite a bill of good health from federal regulators.  

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