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Fishing for Justice or Just Fishing?

Fraser M. Shilling* [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] California is not unique among states by virtue of having both a sizable urban fishing population and environmental pollution leading to fish contamination. Nor is it alone when it comes to having both highly diverse communities actively engaged in fishing and a political and

China's Environment After the Olympics

Lo Sze Ping * [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] I. Introduction China’s economy is the fastest growing in the world. Official Chinese government figures, from the National Bureau of Statistics, indicate that China’s economy grew 11.9 percent in 2007, the fastest rate of growth in more than a decade.[1] However, nearly thirty

Licensing the Rebirth of Nuclear Power: A Primer

Tyson Smith * [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] Introduction In 2007, the nuclear industry took the first steps toward a second generation of nuclear construction in the United States. Starting with a partial application in July 2007 for a new unit in Maryland, and followed by complete applications for multiple new units

Apr 11, 2008

Resolving the Spent Fuel Issue for New Nuclear Power Plants

Fred Bosselman * [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] In the United States, opponents of new nuclear power plants argue that no new plants should be built until we are prepared to bury the spent fuel from power plants in a permanent storage facility.[1] In my opinion, it is unnecessary to resolve this

Apr 11, 2008