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Nuclear Power Part II: Ongoing Debate

By: Chris Amstutz Many believe that we are at a crossroad as a species due to CO2 emissions from fossil fuels. Plans such as the Green New Deal and other energy sector de-carbonization plans have been in the news lately, but surprisingly none have included ideas about nuclear power. In our first blog, Nuclear Power: […]

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Checkmate: Has Trump Slumped Oil?

By: Chris Amstutz The holidays are a time for being thankful for family, friends, and the recent slump in oil prices. Obviously lower oil prices mean Americans save more on gasoline, but oil prices affect many aspects of the energy and financial world. The recent happenings in the oil market have been a game of […]

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Trade Wars: Energy in the Marionette Theatre

By: Chris Amstutz Puppet Master: (Noun) “A person, group, or country that covertly controls another” The weird thing about having such an unreserved President in office has been the rather predictable, unpredictability. One day we hear about alleged affairs with porn stars, but we know it will quickly be forgotten the next day when North […]

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Nuclear Power: The Half-Life of an Industry

By: Chris Amstutz What images come to mind when you hear the term “Nuclear Power”?  If it is 3 eyed fish, rivers of fluorescent glowing matter or people in haz-mat suits, you aren’t too far off from most people.  Shows like The Simpsons have been painting a satirically negative view of the nuclear industry for […]

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