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Nuclear Energy - Power or Death?

We use energy everywhere, from running our cars to powering our television sets. It is an essential part of our daily lives. Unfortunately, we are often hearing of how our supply of fossil fuels is running out, and how we are potentially warming the planet and causing the sea level to rise. However ...

Duke Coal Ash Spill in North Carolina

On February 2nd, 2014, the Duke Power Plant in North Carolina spilled between 50,000 to 82,000 tons of coal ash and 27 million tons of water in to the Dan River, a major river in the area, after a pipe broke. The company claimed to not know that the pipe used to pump the coal ash was made out of a ...