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Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel is worth pursuing

Congress should take action on the matter without delay.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/privatizing-stor
Nuclear power key to energy policy

...the United States led in the deployment of nuclear technology through the Atoms for Peace Program that was instituted by President Eisenhower, but now we have no clear energy policy. This must change. Mel Buckner North Augusta, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/18/let_559923.shtml
Letters
Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America's energy diversity

All this is critically important in the battle against climate change.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/put-coal-and-nuc
Clean-energy plan flawed

Congress should reject EPA's carbon rules.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/clean-energy-plan-flawed
SRS teams with area colleges

...three institutions. "We have needs for environmental scientists in coming years for our cleanup activities," said Mel Buckner, a senior consultant for the site's research and development lab, Savannah River Technology Center. "We would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/09/met_291876.shtml
Metro
SRS scientists mark 50th anniversary

...bring people back together, and to celebrate the scientific work that has been done at SRS over the years," said Mel Buckner, who heads the site's chapter of the American Nuclear Society. Many current site scientists spoke of their predecessors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/18/met_289166.shtml
Metro
Business calendar

...atibstra@aikenchamber.net or (803) 641-1111. - Tuesday: Kiwanis of Uptown Augusta Luncheon; speaker Dr. Mel Buckner, of Citizens for Nuclear Awareness; 1 p.m., The Clubhouse on Washington Road; $10; contact Parris Sparks at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/16/bus_12695.shtml
Business
N-power plants safe from attacks

...reduce even unlikely hazards and threats. In the words of Mr. Alvarez, this program must become a top security and public safety priority. Stop the political hand wringing and get on with it now. Mel Buckner, North Augusta, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/27/op_330113.shtml
Opinion columns
Former drug dealer now recruits for God

...what it can to make a difference and show the love of Jesus, he said. "It opens up opportunities," he said. Dr. Mel Buckner, an engineer at Savannah River Site, works with Mr. Aitken as Agape chairman. "In the past prior projects, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/ent_230789.shtml
Things to Do
Don't stifle nuclear power

Nuclear power's environmental record is impressive.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-12-20/dont-stifle-nuclear-powe