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jim riccio

Jim Riccio has been Greenpeace’s Nuclear Policy Analyst since 2001 and has over two decades of nuclear activist experience. He currently directs nuclear policy work at Greenpeace USA. In the early 1990s, Jim served as the Campaign Coordinator for Greenpeace’s Nuclear Campaign.

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  • Obama, the Oracle of Omaha & Nuclear Power

    Blogpost by jim riccio - February 23, 2011 at 9:00

    Last week, President Obama lauded those who have made an especially meritorious contribution to the United States, world peace and culture by bestowing upon them the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Among this years recipients was the “World’s Greate... Read more >

  • Entergy still doesn’t get it...

    Blogpost by Jim Riccio - January 14, 2011 at 12:29 3 comments

    For Sale!

    The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon, VT has had more than its share of problems in 2010.

    Unfortunately for Entergy, the owner and operator of Vermont Yankee, many of those problems were self inflicted.

    When tritium, radioactive hydrogen, was fou... Read more >

  • Entergy Nuclear: the Nuclear Renaissance in Reverse

    Blogpost by Jim Riccio - November 8, 2010 at 13:44 12 comments

    Entergy Nuclear has had a bad year in Vermont and this past week was no exception.  

    Within hours of the election of Peter Shumlin as the next Governor of Vermont, Entergy put the aging Vermont Yankee nuclear plant up for sale.  According to Entergy,... Read more >

  • Anti nuclear candidate wins Vermont Governor's Race

    Blogpost by Jim Riccio - November 3, 2010 at 15:35

    This afternoon we're a step closer to shutting down Vermont Yankee!

    Anti-Nuclear CampaignIn an extremely close race, Peter Shumlin (D) defeated Brain Dubie (R) and will be the next Governor of the Green Mountain State. Shumlin is an avowed opponent of extending the license... Read more >

  • Nuclear Power's Threat to Clean Water

    Blogpost by Jim Riccio - October 15, 2010 at 14:06 13 comments

    Shut down Vermont YankeeToday is blog action day, an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day, and this year the topic is water.  One of many risks to clean w... Read more >

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