Articles in Arnie Gundersen

CSI: Fukushima

Fairewinds Energy Education

TEPCO is behaving as though it is the victim of the largest industrial accident in the history of time rather than the perpetrator. Fairewinds Energy Education’s Arnie Gundersen analyzes new leaks at Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 and discusses TEPCO’s negligence in not applying engineering rigor to its analysis of the leaks. Link to Fairewinds Speech [...]

New TEPCO Report Shows Damage to Unit 3 Fuel Pool MUCH Worse Than That at Unit 4

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As the eyes of the world have been focused on the Unit 4’s removal of spent fuel, TEPCO released a report entitled, TEPCO’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Roadmap, that contained some astounding information regarding Unit 3. Follow Fairewinds Energy’s Arnie Gundersen as he shows you the 35-ton refueling bridge that fell in the Unit 3 [...]

The Big Picture Theatre


Maggie and Arnie speak at The Green Mountain Global Forum about the risks of living near one of the twenty-three US nuclear reactors that are identical to the four that exploded at Fukushima Daiichi (Mark 1 Boiling Water Reactors). The “Lake Wobegone” effect (where each community thinks their nuclear plant is better than average) convinces [...]

West Coast Radiation Exposure: What are the risks?

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Fairewinds Energy Education’s Arnie Gundersen discusses the risk to the US West Coast population from the ongoing releases from Fukushima Daiichi. Should we be worried about walking by or swimming in the Pacific? How safe are California’s beaches? What about eating Pacific seafood? These are the links mentioned in the film: The Linear No Threshold [...]

Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is not going to explode

Steam heat? What is happening at Fukushima Daiichi? Beginning on Monday December 30, 2013, the Internet has been flooded with conjecture claiming that Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 is ready to explode. Fairewinds Energy Education has been inundated with questions about the very visible steam emanating from Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3. Our research, and discussions with [...]

Truth to Power


This video is a presentation Arnie and Maggie Gundersen gave at Clarkson University to a Business Ethics course on October 22, 2013. The Gundersens discuss their experience as whistleblowers in the nuclear industry and the importance of the internet in reporting malfeasance. Deutsch Die Macht im Spiegel der Wahrheit Veranstaltung an der Clarkson University, im [...]

Arnie Gundersen on Wayne Brittenden’s Counterpoint, for Radio New Zealand


Arnie Gundersen is interviewed by Wayne Brittenden for his program “Counterpoint” on Radio New Zealand. Last Tuesday’s revelation that the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking contaminated water into the ocean and that the Japanese government has known about the spillage, confirms the fears of independent experts. Wayne looks at the aftermath of the [...]

Forty Good Years and One Bad Day


In this video, Arnie Gundersen talks with international diplomat Akio Matsumura, the former special advisor to the United Nations Development program, the founder and Secretary General of the Global Forum of spiritual and parliamentary leaders for human survival, and the Secretary General of the 1992 Parliamentary Earth Summit Conference in Rio de Janeiro.  Arnie and [...]

TVA & Duke Ice Ratepayers, with Lou Zeller

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On today’s podcast, Nat and Arnie speak with Lou Zeller, the Executive Director of the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL). Listen in as Lou, Arnie and Nat discuss problems at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), which operates nuclear power plants in the southeast, including the potentially dangerous Ice Condenser Containments at Sequoya and Watts [...]

The Echo Chamber Effect

Arnie Press Conference

About This Podcast After two weeks of traveling, Arnie is back in town to recount his adventures on this week’s podcast. His first trip was to Canada to testify about the Pickering Nuclear Plant on Lake Ontario. His second trip was to southern California to speak at the conference “Fukushima Daiichi Accident: Lessons for California” [...]