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Cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site swells to $47.5 billion

...million in fiscal year 2015, and the same amount was proposed for 2016.Ed Lyman, senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists and a critic of the MOX program, said the NNSA has no reason to withhold the report from the public. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-22/cost-estimate-mox-facility-sa
Food industry battling over proposal on added-sugar labels

...food supply."That one line on a label seems like a small thing," said Deborah Bailin, an analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists. "But not having it covers up a very big fact that the food industry does not want people to know.""Things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/food-industry-battling-ove
Georgia Power tallying costs of Plant Vogtle construction delays

...customers.Peter Bradford, a Carter-era member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and vice chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the complexity, size and safety considerations of reactors make them inherently more costly than other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-12/georgia-pow
Union of Concerned Scientists calls for closing down MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...that better protects the nation from potential terrorist activity.The report was issued Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit. The MOX program has failed the nation's efforts to dispose of excess...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/union-concerned-scientis
Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...report cited the program as an example of mismanaged government projects needing reform. Two days later, the Union of Concerned Scientists released a study advocating alternatives to MOX that better protect plutonium from potential terrorist activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...NuScale has continued to move toward operating its first SMR by 2025.Edwin Lyman, a senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the push to develop small modular reactors has lost momentum. The viability of the mini-reactors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
Separation technology can stem nuclear waste threat

...treatments only change its form. It does not go away.According to Edwin Lyman, senior scientist of the Union of Concerned Scientists, reprocessing is the worst possible alternative to deep geological disposal because it greatly increases the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-04-28/separation-techn
Charleston, Hatteras among national landmarks threatened by climate change, report says

...among the national landmarks threatened by rising sea levels, according to a report released Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists.The report cites 30 such sites nationwide scientists say need to be protected from climate changes ranging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-20/charleston-hatteras-among-nat
Japanese automakers produce greenest vehicles

...the highest rank in the Union of Concerned Scientists' biennial report, which...research director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Clean Vehicles Program...products," Krell said. The Union of Concerned Scientists, an environmental group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/08/liv_436603.shtml
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Report: We could get better gas mileage now

...atmosphere. The report by the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Center for Auto...David Friedman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, the lead author of the...economy." On the Net: Union of Concerned Scientists - http://www.ucsusa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/22/tec_314673.shtml
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