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Soaring costs but limited progress in cleanup of “scariest” nuclear sites via Salon

By Phil Zahodiakin […] Testifying last week before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, a GAO official said that for reasons that are unclear, estimated cleanup costs at the 16 ”biggest and scariest sites” have increased by $214 billion despite … Continue reading

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FUKUSHIMA RETURN: AT NUCLEAR SITE, HOW SAFE IS “SAFE”? via National Geographic (Fukushima Update)

Before the residents were allowed to return this week, an extensive cleanup was undertaken in the Miyakoji district. […] Even so, the radiation that remains at Miyakoji is still probably much higher than what it was before the accident, according … Continue reading

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Are Mini-Reactors The Future Of Nuclear Power? via NPR

The U.S. government is investing millions of dollars in what it considers a promising new industry for American manufacturing: nuclear reactors. The plan is to build hundreds of mini-reactors, dot them around the U.S. and export them overseas. Construction of … Continue reading

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