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Fukushima one year on: Clean up efforts slowly gaining a toe hold as public
“First of all the accident reminded us about the real danger with nuclear reactors – that the unthinkable can and will happen. The accident also shows that even in as technologically advanced a country as Japan, there were several flaws in everything
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52 of 54 Nuclear Reactors Shut Down in Japan
52 of the 54 nuclear reactors in Japan are currently offline for a variety of reasons. Mainly the disaster at Fukushima, which occured one year ago on March 8, is driving an anti-nuclear sentiment and an interest in other energy sources,
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TV ad campaign opposes proposed Iowa nuclear plant
CBS News
A narrator starts in: “One year ago Japan was rocked by nuclear disaster proving that nuclear energy is dangerous and costly …” referring to the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, where a tsunami knocked out power to the plant. The ad also expresses concerns
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Large Solar Storm Could Damage Nuclear Plants says NRC
Nuclear Street – Nuclear Power Portal (blog)
Since 2004, the issue has been on the federal agenda ever since a congressional-appointed expert panel warned of possible catastrophic consequences to plants by geomagnetic currents, reported the New York Times. The threat was deemed “High Impact,
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Nuclear waste Leave well alone
The Economist
OF ALL THE difficulties nuclear power is heir to, that of waste has most fired the public imagination. Building power plants that last a century is one thing; creating waste that will be dangerous for 100 times as long is another.
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The Economist
Fukushima mothers, kids speak of health concerns at NY event
Mainichi Daily News
house in Koriyama city is located 58 kilometers from the disaster—-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said she is very worried about the effect of radiation on children after seeing many Internet postings about its potential danger.
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Mainichi Daily News
Vt. Yankee is giving back
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
Prior to having its license renewed last year by the NRC, Vermont Yankee had to undergo one of the most rigorous safety inspections any US nuclear plant ever has to ensure it is operating as safely as possible and not impacting the surrounding
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UK nuclear sites at risk of flooding, report shows
Business Green
Closed and running reactors at Dungeness, Kent, are also classed as currently at high risk. Another of the sites at risk is Hinkley Point in Somerset, where the first of the new nuclear stations is planned and where there are reactors in operation and
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