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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
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
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
Deal off with single buyer of MOX fuel

...linked to problems with French-made MOX fuels tested by Duke in recent years. Friends of the Earth and the Union of Concerned Scientists reported in August that a test of MOX fuel in Duke's Catawba-1 reactor failed because of abnormal performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-03-14/deal-single-buyer-mox-fuel
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Site for MOX is accepted

...re-enforcing steel bars. Although the NRC found no major problems, Dr. Edwin Lyman, a senior analyst for the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program, said by teleconference Monday night that he was "appalled" that the report failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-12-16/site-mox-accepted
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Project will bring 800 jobs upon completion

...everyone is excited, though, about the facility's construction. In a statement sent out Wednesday, the Union of Concerned Scientists assailed the Energy Department for proceeding with the facility's construction "without honoring its commitment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-08-02/project-will-bring-800-jobs-u
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SRS plutonium plan under review

...stored at SRS until Yucca Mountain in Nevada opens as a permanent storage facility. Dr. Edwin Lyman, of the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C., said that although he supported the immobilization process, he'd like to see the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-04-18/srs-plutonium-plan-under-revi
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Proposal boosts funding for SRS

...outright and starting over. "DOE is just going to press on as if there is no issue," said Ed Lyman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, who says the plutonium remains too dangerous even after it's turned into fuel. He supports immobilizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-02-06/proposal-boosts-funding-srs
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Some MOX parts fall short

...foreign design. "It's not like (Duke, Comega) could shop around," said Dr. Ed Lyman, a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists. "The project is kind of beholden to the French parents. "I'm just afraid when there is a clash, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-10-25/some-mox-parts-fall-short
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New reactor fire as Japan works to contain threat

...said Crossley, the physicist. "In this case, the fuel is still contained."Physicist Edwin Lyman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group that pushes for nuclear industry safety, said it was unlikely that a plume from the Fukushima...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-15/new-reactor-fire-japan-works
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