Citi, BofA Cut Workers after US Tax Holiday-Report

“Ten major U.S. corporations, including big banks Citigroup Inc (C.N) and Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), laid off workers after enjoying a tax holiday in 2004-2005 that had been billed as a form of economic stimulus, said a report released on Tuesday. With large...

U.S. at risk from used nuclear fuel -report

“We have to stop deluding ourselves into thinking jamming too much spent fuel into pools is a wise idea,” Alvarez said on a call with reporters. “It may save money, but it may not be a wise think to do if something serious goes wrong as we have seen...

Japan Storage Pools Big Worry -U.S. Nuclear Expert

“Dangerous radiation has the potential of spewing uncontrollably from open-air pools storing spent nuclear fuel at Japan’s crippled Fukushima power plant, according to a U.S. expert.About one-third of U.S. nuclear facilities are designed in the same way,...

Military v. Climate Security: U.S. and China Worlds Apart

“’By cutting the defense budget we would be substituting the green (technology) race for the arms race started by Sputnik,” [Miriam] Pemberton said in an interview. “’It’s a way of keeping up with the Chinese and saving the...