Daily Archives: 2015/02/25

America’s Radioactive National Park via Who, What, Why

By Paul DiRienzo Among the items in the $600 billion National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress last year is a measure establishing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which encompasses three sites central to the development of nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

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Former Japanese PM Naoto Kan: ‘Fukushima radically changed my perspective’ via DW

How has the Fukushima disaster changed Japan? Former PM Naoto Kan talks to DW about the influence of the nuclear industry lobby while criticizing the current government for its push to restart the idled nuclear reactors. […] In an exclusive … Continue reading

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Sellafield not the place to store waste from submarines via in-cumbria

Sellafield should not be selected by the Ministry of Defence to store radioactive waste from dismantled nuclear submarines. That’s the view of Copeland Council, which has formally objected to the nuclear site being chosen to store intermediate-level waste from 27 … Continue reading

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4 yrs on, problems accumulate at TEPCO’s Fukushima plant via The Japan News (The Yomiuri Shimbun)

[…] In an area where storage tanks are located, workers were constructing additional large tanks with capacities between 1,200 tons and 2,900 tons, welding and hoisting parts with heavy machinery. As contaminated water treated by a system dubbed ALPS (Advanced … Continue reading

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