We’re delighted to bring you an excerpt by Heidi Hutner from the anthology Doom With A View: Historical and Cultural Contexts of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.
Long Reads 30th June 2020 read more »
The man whose name is synonymous with Nevada’s opposition to building a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain northwest of Las Vegas is ending a career after three decades of service under Democratic and Republican governors. Robert Halstead, executive director of the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects, became a respected nemesis to the Department of Energy, Nuclear Regulatory Commission and nuclear energy lobby. Although the Trump administration and Yucca Mountain advocates from other states in Congress have backed off previous proposals to store 110,000 metric tons of spent fuel rods and radioactive waste north of Las Vegas, Halstead is reluctant to let down his guard.
The Hour 11th July 2020 read more »