Posts Tagged ‘nuclear power’

Sep
2014
10

The “Largest Job-Producing Project in Georgia” is Union Strong Under a Project Labor Agreement

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  The Vogtle power plant construction project in Georgia has reached its predicted peak workforce of 5,000 workers according to Georgia Power. The current workforce is the largest at the nuclear plant since its first two reactors were erected in the mid-1980’s, but the numbers could swell again as the project continues towards completion....
Aug
2014
19

IBEW Pres., Building Trades Head Give Nuclear Council a Workforce Development Boost

IBEW Pres., Building Trades Head Give Nuclear Council a Workforce Development Boost
  The bipartisan campaign Nuclear Matters, which focuses on spreading the word about the benefits of America’s nuclear power plants, has added International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) President Edwin Hill and North American Building and Construction Trades head Sean McGarvey to its leadership council.  In adding the two...
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Nov
2013
18

Scientists Who Believe in Climate Change Pen Pro-Nuclear Power Letter to Environmentalists

Scientists Who Believe in Climate Change Pen Pro-Nuclear Power Letter to Environmentalists
  A recent letter from four top U.S. scientists to environmental groups argued that renewable energy will not be sufficient to meet future needs. It suggests an emphasis on safe nuclear power is necessary.   The letter was signed by James Hansen, a former top NASA scientist; Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution; Kerry Emanuel [&hellip...