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Radioactive Traces from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Found in California Wine...
A group of French nuclear physicists tested 18 bottles of California's ros and cabernet sauvignon and found that the wines produced after the disaster had increased levels of a man-made radioactive particle.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-23 15:06 UTC
Trump orders Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plants...
President Trump ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to save ailing coal and nuclear power plants from closing, the White House announced Friday afternoon.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-02 00:23 UTC
Emergency Operations Center activated at nuclear site in eastern Idaho...
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Federal officials say they've activated an Emergency Operations Center and crews are responding to a reported incident at a nuclear site in eastern Idaho. The U.S. Departm...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-12 15:38 UTC
A Bailout For Nuclear Power Plants Would Be An Economic Explosion...
Subsidizing nuclear power is poor public policy
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-05 14:26 UTC
'Citizen scientists' track radiation seven years after Fukushima...
Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan's Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-11 19:22 UTC
Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lethal levels of radiation detected in leak seven years after plant meltdown in Japan...
Lethal levels of radiation have been detected at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, seven years after it was destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), which operated the complex and is now responsible for it
By ceres on 2018-02-08 14:15 UTC
Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel...
The Japanese government and companies used radiation-hardened machines to search for the fuel that escaped the plants ruined reactors.
By Anonymous Submission on 2017-11-20 07:08 UTC
There's Literally A Radioactive Cloud Over Europe, And Officials Think It May Have Come From Russia...
A French nuclear safety institute believes a radioactive cloud over Europe was caused by an accident at a nuclear facility in either Kazakhstan or Russia.
By viper1 on 2017-11-10 17:43 UTC
John Oliver warns of catastrophic risks from nuclear waste ...
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Late-night host John Oliver used his Sunday show to highlight the way the United States disposes of nuclear waste, which he said could lead to catastrophic health concerns.
By viper1 on 2017-08-21 14:29 UTC
Billions Lost in Nuclear Power Projects, With More Bills Due...
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South Carolina utilities' decision to build two nuclear reactors was fueled by high gas prices, an expected spike in energy needs and fears about federal action on carbon-emitting plants.
By viper1 on 2017-08-05 14:12 UTC
REPORT: US Nuclear Reactors Are Bleeding Money...
Roughly half of U.S. nuclear reactors are racking up losses equivalent to $2.9 billion annually.
By viper1 on 2017-06-16 14:34 UTC
Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state ...
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An emergency was declared Tuesday morning at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state after a tunnel was breached, according to Hanford government officials. "This is a serious situation, and ensuring the safety of the workers and the community is the top priority," said Washington Governor Jay
By rjx32 on 2017-05-09 19:58 UTC
Global transport of Fukushima-derived radionuclides from Japan to Asia, North America and Europe. Estimated doses and expected health effects - PDF...
A large number of fission products were released and transported worldwide. We estimate that around 23% of the released 137Cs remained into Japan, while 76% deposited in the oceans. Around 163 TBq deposited over North America, among which 95 TBq over USA, 40 TBq over Canada and 5 TBq over
By rjx32 on 2017-05-08 22:44 UTC
Global cancer fears as it's revealed WHOLE WORLD got nuclear radiation blast ...
EVERYBODY on Earth was dealt a dose of radiation by the Fukushima triple nuclear meltdown, a shock new study has revealed.
By rjx32 on 2017-05-08 22:40 UTC
Fukushima accident gave everyone an X-rays worth of radiation...
“More than 80 per cent of the radiation was deposited in the ocean and poles, so I think the global population got the least exposure,” Evangeliou told the annual meeting of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna, Austria, last month. He has estimated the dose that most individuals received to be
By rjx32 on 2017-05-08 22:39 UTC
Concerns Grow About A Nuclear "Incident" In Europe After Spike In Radioactive Iodine Levels...
Concerns about a potential, and so far unsubstantiated, nuclear "incident", reportedly in the vicinity of the Arctic circle, spread in the past week after trace amounts of radioactive Iodine-131 of unknown origin were detected in January over large areas in Europe according to a report by the
By ceres on 2017-02-19 21:17 UTC

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