Daily Archives: 2017/12/27

The Uranium Film Festival & The Perils of Nuclear Power via Clean Technica

[…] The International Uranium Film Festival is dedicated to all films about nuclear power and its associated risks of radioactivity. This educational event merges art, ecology, environmentalism, and environmental justice as it informs the public about uranium mining and milling, … Continue reading

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Military secrets of our nuclear power plants via The Guardian

In her excellent article on the Hinkley C nuclear plant financial fiasco (The long read, 21 December), Holly Watt mentions the innovative insight of Sussex University academics Prof Andy Stirling and Dr Phil Johnstone, who have identified the central importance … Continue reading

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Japan Health Insurance Association rejects claims by ex-fishermen exposed to Bikini Atoll radiation via The Japan Times

KOCHI – Worker compensation claims by former fishermen and others over health damage from exposure to radiation caused by U.S. hydrogen bomb tests on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in 1954 have been rejected, it was learned Tuesday. The Japan Health … Continue reading

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Two Niigata nuclear reactors run by Tepco clear new safety standards, a first for the company since the Fukushima crisis via The Japan Times

[…]   The Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday endorsed safety measures for the Nos. 6 and 7 reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa power station in Niigata Prefecture. The move was announced at a meeting that was … Continue reading

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