Mel Buckner

Letter: Teachers can learn nuclear topics

The Southeastern Summer Nuclear Institute, scheduled for June 15-17, provides an excellent opportunity for teachers to gain a better... Read more

Guest Column: Nuclear institute helped teachers promote STEM


Twenty-one middle- and high-school teachers from Georgia and South Carolina took time out of their busy summer schedules to... Read more

Guest Column: Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel...


Congress is moving to adopt its own rules for used nuclear fuel storage. Ironically, it may be just the thing that rescues the U.S.... Read more

Guest Column: Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America'...


Generally it’s assumed that natural gas is solving many of our energy problems. Gas is driving down emissions of carbon dioxide by... Read more

Letter: Clean-energy plan flawed

For states with nuclear power plants or where new reactors are under construction, the Environmental Protection Agency’s blindness to its... Read more

Letter: Don't stifle nuclear power...

At a time when the world needs enduring leadership from the United States to rally all nations to join an effort to prevent the worst effects of... Read more

Letter: Streamline export licensing

The global spread of nuclear energy for electrical production provides opportunities for helping to meet the United States’ long-term economic... Read more

Letter: Nuke waste issue critical

In the op-ed “Nuclear waste must find safe, permanent home in Nevada” (Nov. 6), U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson expressed dismay that the Republican... Read more

Nuclear power key to energy policy

Savannah River Site would be ideal for a pilot project for recycling used nuclear fuel as recently proposed by former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici at... Read more