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Spent fuel fire on U.S. soil could dwarf impact of Fukushima via Science

Richard Stone […] A major fire “could dwarf the horrific consequences of the Fukushima accident,” says Edwin Lyman, a physicist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C. “We’re talking about trillion-dollar consequences,” says Frank von Hippel, … Continue reading

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Fukushima Nuclear Plant’s Slow Recovery Offers Lessons to the US via Reader Supported News

Despite the Japanese PM’s optimistic assessment of Fukushima, experts have new worries about the plant’s recovery. […] But Mr Noda’s optimistic assessment appears to have been premature. Nuclear engineer and former power company executive Arnie Gunderson compared the prime minister’s … Continue reading

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