The Inflation Reduction Act: A Mixed Bag

The Inflation Reduction Act: A Mixed Bag By Adam Arnold, Environmental Counsel The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is undeniably the most substantial piece of climate legislation in US history. But is this a back-handed compliment, given the dearth of other substantial legislation on the world’s most pressing crisis? The bill is receiving praise and [...]

U.S. Catholic: ‘Meltdown’ revisits the nightmares of nuclear power

‘Meltdown’ revisits the nightmares of nuclear power This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rick Parks, and was originally published here. Near the beginning of Meltdown, the four-part Netflix documentary series about the Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant disaster, a scared-looking, towheaded little boy not more than 8 years old is being [...]

2022-08-15T09:48:59-04:00August 5th, 2022|Energy, In The News, Meltdown, Nuclear Regulation|

Looking Back at the Past to Protect the Future: Lessons from Meltdown: Three Mile Island

Looking Back at the Past to Protect the Future: Lessons from Meltdown: Three Mile Island Temperatures in Waco, Texas hit 108 degrees Fahrenheit this year, shattering the previous record of 104 degrees reached in 1917, 1935 and 1978. This case is not an isolated event; in fact, 92 all-time U.S. record high temperatures were [...]

Nuclear Whistleblowers Protected the Public from Disaster. Now We Must Protect their Right to Speak Up.

Nuclear Whistleblowers Protected the Public from Disaster. Now We Must Protect their Right to Speak Up. A new Netflix documentary released this spring, Meltdown: Three Mile Island, traced how brazen nuclear safety violations in the Three Mile Island (TMI) cleanup threatened a full meltdown that would’ve taken out the East Coast. It was prevented only [...]

2022-06-23T11:50:08-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Blog, Energy, Environment, Meltdown, Whistleblower Rights|

Greenwire: Trump EPA head pushed agents to speed, run sirens

Trump EPA head pushed agents to speed, run sirens This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Kevin Chmielewski, and was originally published here. Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt prodded his security agents to drive recklessly and turn on emergency lights and sirens to maneuver around traffic in the nation’s capital. Interviews with agents [...]

FEDManager: Lawmakers Urge POTUS to Nominate OSTP Director Amid Ethical Concerns

Lawmakers Urge POTUS to Nominate OSTP Director Amid Ethical Concerns This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rachel Wallace, and was originally published here. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, urged President Biden on Monday to submit a nominee to direct the Office of [...]

Variety: ‘Meltdown: Three Mile Island’ Is a Methodical Look at an American Disaster: TV Review

‘Meltdown: Three Mile Island’ Is a Methodical Look at an American Disaster: TV Review This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rick Parks, and was originally published here. The partial meltdown at the nuclear power plant at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania in 1979 was a perfect coalescing of factors in two senses. [...]

2022-05-06T15:40:38-04:00May 6th, 2022|Energy, In The News, Meltdown, Nuclear Regulation|

Ceng News: Three Mile Island Is Still Radioactive, There Are Concerns

Three Mile Island Is Still Radioactive, There Are Concerns This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rick Parks, and was originally published here. Following HBO’s investigation into the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Netflix is delving into what has been dubbed the worst nuclear incident in US history. Three Mile Island is featured in [...]

2022-05-06T12:06:38-04:00May 6th, 2022|Energy, In The News, Meltdown, Nuclear Regulation|

Netflix Junkie: Twitter Users Recollect Their Memories of the Nuclear Catastrophe in the Netflix Documentary Series ‘Meltdown: Three Mile Island’

Twitter Users Recollect Their Memories of the Nuclear Catastrophe in the Netflix Documentary Series ‘Meltdown: Three Mile Island’ This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rick Parks, and was originally published here. Documentaries have been an integral part of Netflix’s library. They not only recreate the incident accurately. But Netflix has this strange [...]

2022-05-06T12:02:17-04:00May 6th, 2022|Energy, In The News, Meltdown, Nuclear Regulation|

Bustle: There Are Concerns Three Mile Island Is Still Radioactive

There Are Concerns Three Mile Island Is Still Radioactive This article features Government Accountability Project’s whistleblower client, Rick Parks, and was originally published here. After HBO explored the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, Netflix is delving into what’s dubbed the worst nuclear incident in U.S. history in Meltdown: Three Mile Island. Filmed largely from the perspective of [...]

2022-05-06T11:52:29-04:00May 6th, 2022|Energy, In The News, Meltdown, Nuclear Regulation|