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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
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
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
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
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
Life & style
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
XXX Technology
Nuclear renaissance spurs debate over need for plants

...new uranium boom. Opponents, including the Union of Concerned Scientists, fear that sends the wrong message to countries...of time." As enrichment fever grows, the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C. is watching with unease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/02/bus_189448.shtml
Business
SCE&G working to repair cracks at nuclear plant

...company should put a new dome on the building, rather than simply sealing the cracks. David Lochbaum with the Union of Concerned Scientists says that could cost $40 million or more.SCE&G spokeswoman Rhoda O'Banion says the company is ensuring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-15/sceg-working-repair-crac