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NRC public disclosure policy change

By R. Neal
September 6, 2007 - You may recall our previous discussions here and here about a potentially serious safety incident at Nuclear Fuel Services in Erwin Tennessee that was not disclosed to

TN Senate 08 Update

By R. Neal
September 6, 2007 - The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that West TN businessman Mike McWherter, the son of wildly popular former TN Governor Ned Ray McWherter, is still the front runner among unannounced candidates to challenge Sen. Lamar Alexander for U.S. Senate.

Workplace Safety in the South

By R. Neal
September 4, 2007 - According to an extensive AFL-CIO report on workplace safety, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded 5,734 workplace fatalities in 2005.

Florida Gov. Crist environmental policies under fire

By R. Neal
August 23, 2007 - Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist's environmental policies are under fire from "Freedom Works", a conservative Washington D.C. "policy group" that "recruits, educates, trains and mobilizes hundreds of thousands of volunteer activists to fight for less government, lower taxes, and more freedom." The group is headed by former U.S.