Dozens More Mystery Drone Incursions Over U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Revealed. I recently described how a swarm of drones flew in a restricted area at Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant on two successive nights last September. A new cache of documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) reveals how 24 nuclear sites suffered at least 57 drone incursions from 2015 to 2019 – and Palo Verde itself was overflown again in December, despite new security measures.
Forbes 7th Sept 2020 read more »
A former Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility employee who alleged federal funds were being misused at the nuclear fuel project, and that he was retaliated against for raising safety concerns, will not get the recompense he sought. U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs last week dismissed Peter Michael Wanco Jr.’s lawsuit, which was also brought on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy and its National Nuclear Security Administration, the weapons-and-nonproliferation agency that oversaw the failed MOX venture. Childs has over the years handled a bevy of Savannah River Site litigation.
Aiken Standard 8th Sept 2020 read more »