Jim Riccio has been Greenpeace’s Nuclear Policy Analyst since 2001 and has over two decades of nuclear activist experience.
Yesterday the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) voted to give Southern Company a combined operating license for two new nuclear reactors at the Vogtle plant site in Georgia. ...On February 10, 2012 / By Jim Riccio
A decade ago, nineteen suicidal terrorists hijacked airliners and turned them into weapons by flying them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Since those horrific attacks, ...On September 9, 2011 / By Jim Riccio
New Yorkers rally to shut down Indian Point in Manhattan on August 12, 2011 108 million. That’s how many people live within 50 miles of a nuclear plant ...On August 26, 2011 / By Jim Riccio
This morning Reuters reported that the damage at Fukushima Unit 1 was greater than expected by reactor owner TEPCO. This should not come as a surprise as TEPCO ...On May 13, 2011 / By Jim Riccio
Today, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the relicensing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. In response, Greenpeace Nuclear Policy Analyst Jim Riccio said: It is outrageous that ...On March 21, 2011 / By Jim Riccio
Markey: Who’s In Charge If Nuclear Disaster Hits America? U.S. Govt. Lacks Coordinated Plan, Says Markey; Congressman Expresses Concerns Over Lack of Nuclear “Emergency Pills,” Calls for Moratorium ...On March 13, 2011 / By Jim Riccio
Crisis at Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Daini Plants Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima ...On March 13, 2011 / By Jim Riccio