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  1. After fuel blockade, French unions threaten nuclear plant walkouts over labour reform via France24 May 25, 2016

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  2. Field Notes from a Nuclear Nerd via Toxic News May 5, 2016

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  3. Six more Hanford workers evaluated for chemical vapor exposure via Tri-City Herald May 3, 2016

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  4. The feds won’t pay these ill nuclear pioneers from the space race via McClatchy News April 19, 2016

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  5. Leak worsens in massive Hanford tank holding nuclear waste Loading  via KGW.com April 18, 2016

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  6. Chernobyl: Timeline of a nuclear nightmare via 10 News April 18, 2016

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  7. Finnish Nuclear Power Plant Reactor Shut Down After Radioactive Leak via Sputnik April 9, 2016

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  8. Braving danger and radiation for chance to earn 11,000 yen a day via The Asahi Shimbun April 5, 2016

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  9. “City” of Waste: Fukushima Cleanup Now Up to 10.7 Million 1-ton Bags of Radioactive Waste via Activist Post March 27, 2016

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  10. In the X-ray lab, gear is key via Marketplace (NPR) March 24, 2016

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  11. Shocking health effects in Fukushima nuclear workers found under the official radiation dose limits via European News Weekly March 20, 2016

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  12. Fukushima ‘Decontamination Troops’ Often Exploited, Shunned via abc news March 10, 2016

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  13. Ex-TEPCO Bosses to be Indicted for Negligence in Fukushima Meltdowns via Voice of America February 26, 2016

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  14. Efficacy of compensation program for nuclear workers under scrutiny via Santa Fe/New Mexican February 22, 2016

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  15. Tepco finishes installing Fukushima ice shield equipment via The Japan Times February 10, 2016

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  16. Deadly landslide at planned French nuclear waste site via The Local January 26, 2016

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  17. Hanford Fire Department worker tests positive for radioactive contamination via Tri-City Herald January 23, 2016

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  18. Fired Nuclear Power Plant Guards Win Case to Get Jobs Back via 5NBC Chicago January 16, 2016

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  19. Report underlines recent worker hazards at old weapons plants via The Center for Public Integrity January 8, 2016

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  20. Virginia Loves Nuclear But Hates Uranium. Why? via Energy Collective January 8, 2016

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  21. The Shockingly High Number of Casualties of America’s Nuclear Weapons Program via History News Network January 2, 2016

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  22. A legacy of death: Workers’ health is hidden cost of atomic arsenal via Amarillo Globe News December 29, 2015

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  23. ‘Nuclear Gypsies’ Risk Their Lives to Clean Up Fukushima via EcoWatch December 28, 2015

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  24. Record 790,000 foreigners work in Japan, many tackling risky jobs via Asahi Shimbun December 24, 2015

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  25. Revealed: Nuclear Hazards Lurk in Britain’s Trident Subs via The National Interest December 16, 2015

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  26. India’s nuclear industry pours its wastes into a river of death and disease via The Center for Public Integrity December 15, 2015

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  27. Medical Care, Compensation Increase for Texas Nuclear Plant Workers via Insurance Journal December 15, 2015

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  28. Federal Government Acknowledges Nuclear Radiation, Chemicals Likely Killed 396 In Idaho via Inquisitr.com December 13, 2015

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  29. The First Line of Defense via Slate December 11, 2015

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  30. Nuclear waste repository to install safety chambers via The Santa Fe New Mexican November 28, 2015

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  31. Radioactive Legacy, Part 2: Danger in the mines via Rapid City Journal November 2, 2015

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  32. 40% of Fukushima evacuation personnel exposed to radiation of 1 mSv via Japan Today October 27, 2015

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  33. Fukushima: the First Cancers Emerge via Counterpunch October 23, 2015

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  34. Risk of cancer from occupational exposure to ionising radiation: retrospective cohort study of workers in France, the United Kingdom, and the United States (INWORKS) via The bmj October 21, 2015

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  35. Radiation and Cancer: Risks of Leukemia in Nuclear Workers More Than Double Previous Estimate via Counter Punch October 21, 2015

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  36. Okuma plans apartments for evacuated elderly who want to live out lives in hometown via The Asahi Shimbun October 19, 2015

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  37. After Pilgrim closes, a nuclear graveyard via The Boston Globe October 15, 2015

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  38. EXCLUSIVE: 3 Westinghouse workers burned in Columbia plant incident Friday via The State September 26, 2015

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  39. Radiation Impact Studies: Chernobyl and Fukushima via Dissident Voice September 23, 2015

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  40. Over 3 Times More Green Jobs Per $1 Invested Than Fossil Fuel Or Nuclear Jobs via Clean Technica September 17, 2015

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  41. Feds Investigate Radiation Exposure at Idaho Nuclear Plant via Magicvalley.com September 4, 2015

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  42. Oakbay optimistic about future of uranium mining industry via Mining Weekly September 3, 2015

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  43. Exelon nuclear plants clear latest auction via Business Journal September 3, 2015

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  44. Washington State Lawsuits Seek Safer Nuclear Cleanup via The Wall Street Journal September 3, 2015

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  45. Ex-Fukushima No. 1 worker sues Tepco over cancer via The Japan Times September 2, 2015

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  46. Police breaches at nuclear stations ‘like the Simpsons’ via The Scots Man August 20, 2015

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  47. Scientific Forum 2015: Super Crops Created from Irradiated Natural Polymers in Viet Nam via IAEA August 19, 2015

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  48. Radiation levels to rise five-fold at newly active Sendai plant via The Japan Times August 12, 2015

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  49. Nuclear watchdog proposes raising maximum radiation dose to 250 millisieverts via The Asahi Shimbun July 31, 2015

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  50. Fukushima Operator Prepares to Lift 20-Ton Debris From Fuel Pool via The Wall Street Journal July 27, 2015

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  51. LANL nuclear safety panned in U.S. report via Albuquerque Journal July 22, 2015

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  52.  ‘Los Alamos will never be clean’ via The Santa Fe New Mexican July 14, 2015

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  53. Rules eased to compensate more ill Hanford workers via The Tri-City Herald July 10, 2015

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  54. Long-term low-dose radiation exposure may increase leukemia risk via Reuters July 10, 2015

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  55. Appeals Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit over X-ray room flaw via Knoxville News Sentinel July 3, 2015

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  56. Leukemia and lymphoma study recently published in Lancet being strong challenged by SARI via Atomic Insights July 3, 2015

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  57. Researchers pin down risks of low-dose radiation via Nature July 1, 2015

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  58. DOE probes worker radiation exposure at test site via Las Vegas Review-Journal June 20, 2015

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  59. Four years on from nuclear disaster, Fukushima workers get own rest area via Reuters June 4, 2015

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  60. Dimona: Israel’s ‘Little Hiroshima’ via Middle East Eye May 23, 2015

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  61. Need to formally establish a planned economic mitigation fund for reactor communities in Illinois via NEIS May 15, 2015

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  62. Fukushima No. 1 workers exposed to high radiation surged 1.5-fold in 2014 via The Japan Times May 10, 2015

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  63. Arson suspected cause of forest fire near Chernobyl via World Nuclear News May 3, 2015

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  64. Kitty Litter Shuts Down Sole US Nuclear Weapons Waste Facility via William Boardman April 7, 2015

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  65. Veterans battle VA for atomic designation via The Bangor Daily News April 5, 2015

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  66. Technology to Look Inside Fukushima Reactors Faces Challenge via The New York Times March 31, 2015

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  67. Researchers to study long-term effects of radiation on Fukushima workers via The Mainichi March 14, 2015

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  68. FOUR YEARS AFTER: A-bomb survivors research institute to monitor Fukushima plant workers via the Asahi Shimbun March 9, 2015

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  69. Justice Department Surpasses $2 Billion in Awards Under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act via Imperial Valley News March 3, 2015

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  70. 4 yrs on, problems accumulate at TEPCO’s Fukushima plant via The Japan News (The Yomiuri Shimbun) February 25, 2015

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  71. Doel 3 a des microfissures de 9 centimètres via Le Soir February 21, 2015

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  72. Japan orders Fukushima waste to be released into ocean after worker falls into tank of radioactive water and dies via Natural News February 19, 2015

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  73. Homegrown Solar Jobs Flourishing in Illinois via public news service February 17, 2015

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  74. Work begins on interim soil dump near Fukushima No. 1 via The Japan Times February 3, 2015

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  75. Dosimeter of Fukushima citizen counts 40% lower than actual, Maker admits via Fukushima Diary January 30, 2015

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  76. 2 workers die in separate accidents in one day at Japan’s Fukushima plants No. 1 and No. 2 via The Straits Times January 20, 2015

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  77. Three South Korean workers die from apparent toxic gas inhalation at nuclear plant construction site via Daily News December 27, 2014

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  78. NRC finds Palisades Nuclear Plant safety violation involving monitoring workers for radiation via Michigan Live December 12, 2014

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  79. Fukushima workers still in murky labor contracts: Tepco survey via the Chicago Tribune November 29, 2014

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  80. The ultimate security blanket via The Economist November 24, 2014

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  81. Anti-CSG groups says use of radioactive materials should be disclosed via The Age November 23, 2014

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  82. Toko Electrical Construction is building a 10MW solar project in eastern Japan’s nuclear exclusion zone via Recharge November 22, 2014

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  83. Washington state to sue federal government over nuclear site vapors via Reuters November 20, 2014

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  84. Japan’s Nuclear Cleanup Stymied by Water Woes via The New York Times November 12, 2014

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  85. Update — Dangerous Uranium Hexafluoride Leak Worse Than Initially Reported, Regulator Says via NEIS November 10, 2014

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  86. Tepco cracks open weather shield covering reactor building at Fukushima No. 1 via The Japan Times October 31, 2014

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  87. Metropolis Radiation Site Emergency — Leak of Toxic Uranium Hexafluoride via NEIS October 29, 2014

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  88. ALERT: Nuclear Accident in Illinois tonight at Honeywell plant, shelter in place via Alternative-News.tk October 27, 2014

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  89. Japan prosecutors set to rule on possible Fukushima indictments via Reuters October 22, 2014

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  90. Harsh working conditions persist at Fukushima plant via Yomiuri Shimbun October 21, 2014

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  91. Former workers, whistleblowers shed light on nuclear site safety setbacks via Aljazeera America October 16, 2014

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  92. At Hanford, sick nuclear workers await compensation via Al Jazeera America October 14, 2014

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  93. Nuclear workers kept in dark on Fukushima hazard pay via Reuters October 8, 2014

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  94. Northern New Mexico College: A Relationship with LANL at What Cost? via La Jicarita October 7, 2014

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  95. Warning to Thai jobseekers about fake recruiters via Recruiter October 6, 2014

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  96. UK nuclear bomb factories rapped by watchdogs over radioactive waste via The Guardian October 2, 2014

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  97. Rolls-Royce fined £200,000 after exposing workers to radiation at Derby site via Derby Telegraph September 30, 2014

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  98. Ferguson – Fukushima – Financial Crisis via Counterpunch September 12, 2014

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  99. Japanese Newspaper Retracts Fukushima Disaster Report and Fires Editor via The New York Times September 11, 2014

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  100. Fukushima fallout continues: now cleanup workers claim unpaid wages via The Guardian September 9, 2014

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