Daily Archives: April 3, 2011

Leaving Nuclear Power Behind

Leaving Nuclear Power Behind by Paul Deaton [Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Daily Kos on March 21, 2011.]When we consider that the essence of nuclear power depends so much upon the balance between heat and cold, and protecting … Continue reading

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Blog for Iowa Nuclear Power Coverage

Blog for Iowa Nuclear Power Coverage by Paul DeatonBeginning on February 25, Blog for Iowa has covered the ascendancy of HF 561 and SF 390 in the Iowa Legislature. The bills are written by MidAmerican Energy, a subsidiary of Berkshire … Continue reading

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While Waiting for Iowa Jobs to Trickle Down

While Waiting for Iowa Jobs to Trickle Down by Paul Deaton Iowa Republicans have a plan to create jobs and a generation ago, it would have been called a “trickle down economy.” Today, they call it “Iowa is Open for … Continue reading

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Relationships and Bad Math go Nuclear

It is hard to get over the way MidAmerican Energy President Bill Fehrman fumbled to provide the cost of a new nuclear reactor in Iowa to members of the Iowa Senate Commerce Subcommittee on March 17. Here was a man, … Continue reading

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