NRC and the nuclear industry are attempting to whitewash Fukushima to relicense dangerous nuclear plants like Limerick. Myths and outright lies must be confronted to prevent more harm in Japan and a potential Limerick meltdown. Fukushima's GE reactors ...
The Hankyoreh - Apr 26, 2012
By Kim Kwang-soo, Busan correspondent Plans developed by local governments to minimize radiation damage from nuclear power plants are far behind the US and other countries in their effectiveness, according to Greenpeace. The international environmental ...
TODAYonline - Apr 25, 2012
A nuclear plant in north-western Japan may be sitting right on top of an active geological fault, the country's nuclear watchdog has said, raising the risk the facility may never resume power generation for fear of an earthquake.
The Daily Yomiuri - Apr 25, 2012
A panel of the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) has suggested that faults beneath the Tsuruga nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, may be active--potentially putting the plant in violation of the government's criterion that ...
Pacific Free Press - Apr 27, 2012
24 Fukushima Reactors in USA with More Spent Fuel than Fukushima are Ready to Shake and Blow? by The Big Picture More bad news coming from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. While speaking to Swiss lawmakers last month - Japan's former ...
Power Engineering Magazine - Apr 27, 2012
Last year's meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan reignited concerns about the safety of nuclear reactors. As a result, US regulators are considering new rules governing the safety of the nation's 104 nuclear reactors as nuclear power plant ...
DigitalJournal.com - Apr 27, 2012
By Elliott Freeman By Elliott Freeman. A nuclear watchdog official told RT News that the ongoing crisis at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan could become a "global catastrophe", echoing warnings from other experts.
Atlanta Progressive News - Apr 24, 2012
ATLANTA, Georgia, April 24, 2012 (IPS) - Until this past February, the last time new nuclear power construction was approved in the United States was in 1978. But when the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved two proposed nuclear reactors at ...
CounterPunch - Apr 24, 2012
by ROBERT ALVAREZ In the aftermath of the world's worst nuclear power disaster, the news media is just beginning to grasp that the dangers to Japan and the rest of the world posed by the Fukushima-Dai-Ichi site are far from over.
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