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Russia launches its first floating nuclear power plant -- Akademik Lomonosov...
Russia launched its first floating nuclear power plant Friday, with plans to transport the vessel some 3,000 miles to the far eastern autonomous region of Chukotka, the country's nuclear agency said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-23 18:56 UTC
Russians rush to buy iodine after blast causes radiation spike: reports...
Residents of two northern Russian cities are stocking up on iodine that is used to reduce the effects of radiation exposure after a mysterious accident on a nearby military testing site, regional media reported.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 05:20 UTC
Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia...
A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 05:19 UTC
Death Toll Raised To Five People In Arkhangelsk Military Site Blast...
Officials have raised the death toll to five people in a mysterious August 8 explosion and fire at a military unit in Russia's northwestern Arkhangelsk region, as a string of blasts have rocked Russian military sites in recent days.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 05:17 UTC
US-Based Experts Suspect Russia Blast Involved Nuclear-Powered Missile...
U.S.-based nuclear experts said Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year.The Russian Ministry
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 05:16 UTC
Unexplained Radiation Leak Traced to Russian Nuclear Facility...
Two years after a mysterious cloud of radiation swept through Europe, a team of scientists has pinpointed the source of the leak to a nuclear reprocessing plant in Russia, which was preparing materials for an Italian physics experiment at the time.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-29 19:46 UTC
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking...
As nuclear explosions go, the US "Cactus" bomb test in May 1958 was relatively small—but it has left a lasting legacy for the Marshall Islands in a dome-shaped radioactive dump.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-26 17:47 UTC
Chernobyl: The secrets they tried to bury - how the Soviet machine covered up a catastrophe...
Off the record, a scientist at the Kiev Institute of Radiation put the number of fatalities at 150,000 in Ukraine alone. An official at the Chernobyl plant gave the same number. That range of 35,000 to 150,000 Chernobyl fatalities – not 49 – is the minimum. What is clear is that underestimating
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-10 19:43 UTC
Former NRC head disagrees with Bill Gates, says nuclear not a safe bet for combating climate change...
How much do you think about nuclear power? If you're like most Americans, the answer is likely "not often." Unless you work in the industry, you don't hear too much about nuclear power these days, as Big Oil and coal face off against solar
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-17 03:18 UTC
Another outage at nuclear power plant in Mississippi raises concerns...
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Regulators are concerned over reliability problems at the Grand Gulf, which is the largest single-unit nuclear power plant in the United States
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-19 00:21 UTC
Duke Energy’s Brunswick nuclear plant inaccessible due to flooding, workers stranded...
Duke Energys Brunswick nuclear plant, about 30 miles south of Wilmington, has declared a state of emergency as the 1,200-acre complex remains cut off by flood waters and and is inaccessible to outside personnel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 18:56 UTC
Duke Energy's Brunswick nuclear plant stranded by flooding from Florence...
Duke Energy Corp said Monday that its Brunswick nuclear power plant in North Carolina was inaccessible due to flooding from storm Florence, but the plant remained safely shut down.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 18:50 UTC
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

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