U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Prairie Island nuclear security supervisor pulls Homer Simpson, gets busted faking drug test

    In a move worthy of Homer Simpson, a security supervisor at Xcel Energy's Prairie Island nuclear power plant was fired after he was caught faking a drug test urine sample.Homer certainly would've tested positive for Duff, but the Prairie Island worker was probably trying to hide the fact he had been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2006

    D'oh! A nuclear blunder and a one-day story

    Last week, Michael Keegan, an anti-nuclear activist out of Indiana, was ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2004

    Nuke 'Em!

    Xcel energy spearheads a high-stakes plan to store nuclear waste on a tiny, dirt-poor Indian reservation in the Utah desert

  • Books

    May 29, 2002

    Burns Loves Quimby

    Why is the nuclear-power industry courting Norm Coleman?

  • News

    January 9, 2002

    Data Man

    When state legislators weigh privacy rights against the public's right to know, they call Don Gemberling: Big Brother's Big Brother

  • Books

    October 17, 2001

    Nuclear Freeze

    Terrorism puts industry self-regulation on ice

  • Books

    June 21, 2000

    Megawatts and Margins

    NSP hands the keys for its Minnesota reactors to a holding company. Is this part of a dangerous chain reaction in the nuclear power industry?

  • News

    October 21, 1998

    Because They Can

    Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.

  • News

    May 21, 1997

    Bayou Bias

    For the first time ever, citizens convinced the feds not to license a nuclear facility.

  • News

    October 23, 1996
  • News

    June 12, 1996


    When a group of activists gained access to private papers from NSP's lawsuit against Westinghouse, they got a rare look at one of the nuclear industry's most serious problems.