NH #285: Illinois’ Corporate Welfare Bailout of Exelon + Nuclear Waste Strategy Summit SPECIAL

This Week’s Featured Interviews:

Activists and genuine experts from around the US, Canada and First Nations gathered in Chicago last weekend for a National Radioactive Nuclear Waste Strategy Summit – a 3-day planning extravaganza focusing on:  radioactive waste creation, storage, treatment, and disposal; reactor decommissioning; effects of uranium mining on indigenous population; national proposals for away-from-reactor “centralized interim storage” (CIS)  of spent reactor fuel; and small modular reactors (SMRs). 

The Summit began the day after the Illinois “corporate welfare” bailout of two aging, failing Exelon nuclear reactors.  The two events became intertwined, with fascinating comments, perspectives, and more than a little righteous rage coming from the interviewees:

Numnutz of the Week (for Nuclear Boneheadedness):

If you are anywhere in the EU, do not eat wild-picked “organic” berries from Ukraine!
They just might glow in the dark!