By: John Shepler

From my hometown, I can see the water vapor plumes from the Byron Nuclear Generating Station some 25 miles away. It’s been a familiar sight on the horizon for over 30 years, as nuclear chain reactions in the two units silently crank out power for Chicago and…

Let’s celebrate the REAL weather forecasters day…. Feb 5

By: John Shepler

Just 3 days after the most watched weather prognostication all year, it’s time to celebrate the real weather forecasters. You know, the people working behind the scenes and in front of the TV cameras to tell us exactly what to expect in the next few hours, days…

John Shepler

With a background in engineering and communications, John Shepler is interested in what's going on in the world and how to make it a better place.

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