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How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data

The ability to see how government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy. State governments across the country have been making their checkbooks transparent...

Mar 16, 2011 Report

The data file available here lists U.S. nuclear power plants, how many people live within 50 miles, and earthquake hazard data compiled by MSNBC.com.

Mar 16, 2011 Blog Post
Two Decades of "Close Calls," Leaks and Other Problems at U.S. Nuclear Reactors

As the eyes of the world have focused on the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan, Americans have begun to raise questions about the safety of...

Mar 15, 2011 Report
How Wind, Solar, and Energy Efficiency are Repowering the Buckeye State

Ohio currently generates 85 percent of its electric power from coal, one of the dirtiest energy sources in existence. That makes our state the nation’s...

Mar 15, 2011 Report

There is no known safe level of exposure to radiation.

Mar 15, 2011 Blog Post

A variety of notable people are calling for a moratorium on the construction of new nuclear power facilities, changes in nuclear safety measures, and other...

Mar 14, 2011 Blog Post

It is uncanny how closely the script of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan mimics that of the BP oil spill last spring in the...

Mar 14, 2011 Blog Post

The unfolding nuclear emergency in Japan has raised questions amongst the staff of Public Interest Network organizations and in our own communities. This post provides...

Mar 14, 2011 Blog Post

The unfolding emergency in Japan is a sobering reminder of the inherent danger of nuclear power. This post reviews information ranking U.S. nuclear plants in...

Mar 14, 2011 Blog Post

The unfolding nuclear emergency in Japan is a sobering reminder of the dangers of nuclear power. Should a similar accident occur in the United States,...

Mar 14, 2011 Blog Post

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