CNN Report - Plant Vogtle
This is worth watching.posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:43
Hi nowheregirl and theold33 and grove600 and jtsim. Thank y'all for posting.
I'm sorry. I've been talking with a nuclear physicist about Plant Vogtle and lots of neat stuff, at where of all places? ADD Drug! I love ADD Drug! There is so much to learn every day.
And then I ran outside in my underwear to see the aircraft flying over Athens.
I have to view Athens Talks in author mode in my Opera viewer and it's a bit hard to read, so what's this about a pole dance?
posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:37
CNN on Plant Vogtle:posted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:26
"President Obama, speaking to an enthusiastic audience of union officials in Lanham, Md., on Tuesday, underscored his embrace of nuclear power as a clean energy source, announcing that the Energy Department had approved financial help for the construction of two nuclear reactors in Georgia...The announcement of the loan guarantee — $8.3 billion to help the Southern Company and two partners build twin reactors in Burke County "--By MATTHEW L. WALDposted @ Friday, June 6, 2014 - 00:59
Report details rise in radiation pollution, cancer deaths near Ga. nuclear plant
Plant Vogtle water use
Environmental racism: Is nuclear plant causing cancer for poor black residents of Shell Bluff, Ga.?
ENERGY: Protests Greet Nuclear Power Resurgence in US South
Vogtle 3 and 4 Construction Photos
Nuclear waste: Keep out – for 100,000 years
Does nuclear waste last millions of years?
Radioactive Wastes - Myths and Realities
I have "strawberry blonde" hair.posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 21:53
Residents not worried about utility poles
"While leaning utility poles continue to loom over a pedestrian pathway in Hamilton Beach, local residents and city officials alike said there’s no need for concern."--By Melissa Chanposted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 15:15
Report: Kourtney Kardashian pregnant with third child
Georgia Power executives testify Vogtle expansion is progressing
Bruce Jenner wants to 'be called Bridgitte' and is seeking advice from a 'sex change coach'
Same kind of "news." Who cares?
A "real" news site. Wow...
Yet the Athens Banner cannot write a simple 300 word story about a dangerous utility pole.posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 14:41
http://www.navy.com/careers/nuclear-energy/?campaign=search_Reprise/Google/Nuclear+Careers/%2Bnuclear%20job/mkwid/spvrd23iT|dc/pcrid/5239700676/pmt/bposted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 13:02
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University of Georgia engineering programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET:
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Ex-utility exec was a slippery POW
Who was Alvin Vogtle?
Vogtle 3 and 4 Construction Photos
Southern Company Vogtle Jobs
Cyber Security Analyst, Plant Vogtle 3&4
BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering preferred
Plant Vogtle Project Over Budget, PSC Will Decide if Costs Are Approved
Environmentalists Object To Plant Vogtle Water Use Permit
Tell EPD: "Plant Vogtle unnecessary, deny Plant Vogtle permit to squander Savannah River water
Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant
Southern Nuclear Company of Georgia
Burke County, GA
Georgia Power, PSC commissioner unhappy with EPA carbon plan
"Environmental groups say Southern Company wants to take too much water from the Savannah River for two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle. The power company is asking for a permit to withdraw up to 74 million gallons a day."--by Emily Jonesposted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 11:20
This way the civil jury can prove that I posted:
Internet Archive: Wayback Machine
Is Mike Hamby the commissioner for the district?
Mike Hamby?posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 02:26
[quote][b]grove600[/b] - But hurt someone's feelings and they'll care enough to send the very best ban hammer. Apparently you can't embarrass the ABH into doing their job. [/quote]
Makes me mad. It's a simple 300 word story that I've given the Athens Banner. All they have to do is just a little bit of work. Simple enough.
I always appreciate your words, Grove600. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 01:58
I don't live over there. Doesn't anyone live over there and care? What about a potential civil lawsuit? What if a jury finds the bank manager 5 percent at fault? Negligence suit? It could happen. What about it?
What if Principal Lumpkin-Barnett is 10% at fault if there is a civil suit from a potential injury or death?
Mr. Morrissey, what if a civil jury finds the Athens Banner partially at fault for doing nothing in this matter and then someone is injured or killed?
Principal Lumpkin-Barnett, what do you say?
Alps Road Elementary School • 205 Alps Road • Athens GA 30606 • (706) 548-2261posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 01:54
Writing Tips for News Stories
How to ace a 300-word story: An interview with Roy Peter Clark
Shedding light on dangerous utility poles
Potentially Dangerous Utility Poles Are Big Concern
Action Report: Lakeview neighbors say leaning utility pole a danger
City finds three more dangerous light poles — 1 on Capitol Hill, 1 on First Hill, 1 in CD
"A damaged utility pole on South Park Street, seemingly supported by a jury-rigged contraption of ropes and rods, has some in south-end Halifax worried about safety."--CBC News
"It looks like what a six-year-old would do to try to fix things, a bit of string," said Suzanne Sauve. "It's kind of interesting."--CBC News
Athens Banner reporter or editor; just write something like the above, and wham! You have a story. How hard is that?
Phone Number: 706-208-2247
Phone Number: 706-208-2218
Phone Number: 706-208-2232
I went today and took photos. What if your child is injured or killed walking from school?
There now; that's not dangerous is it?posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 23:05
Athens Banner editors or reporters? Any thoughts? I just walked by there again yesterday and it looks even worse. Seems like an accident waiting to happen. Does anyone care?posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 13:16
Summary: Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more
Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more