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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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Nuclear threats in US worse than previously known — study via RT

Conflicting with a prior industry study, a new analysis claims 96 nuclear facilities in the US are less safe than reported, citing risks such as terrorism and sabotage. The study says there remain lessons to be learned from the Fukushima … Continue reading

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