With the terrorist attacks
of September 11, 2002, anti-nuclear activists gained a new "weapon" for
their assaults upon the commercial nuclear energy industry: the specter of
a potential attack upon a nuclear power plant.
This site is not intended to be a rebuttal for this or any
other type of propaganda. Rather, it is meant to be a resource for use in
referencing on-line information relating to nuclear power.
Much of the valuable government information that was once
located on-line at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was, because of
security issues, removed after the attacks on the World Trade Center and
the Pentagon. In the time since then, the NRC has rebuilt its website
without the inclusion of security sensitive information.
Web sites that clearly contain such information will not be
As a nuclear power professional, it is natural to be tempted
to include only those sites that are favorable to the industry.
The opposition to nuclear power and its impact on the industry
and the country is part of the nuclear story and some links to such sites
will be included. (Note: some previously included site links have
been removed because the links were broken, or the sites were not being
Chernobyl - A test that went badly wrong
Three Mile Island - Failure to learn from
industry operating experience
Browns Ferry Fire and related fire