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Navy to study impact on radioactive water leak by Japan via Korea Times

By Kang Seung-woo The Navy announced, Tuesday, plans to study the effects of radioactive water on its operations in an apparent countermeasure against Japan’s alleged plan to dump the contaminated water from its Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. While … Continue reading

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Is Treasure Island toxic? Residents’ worries grow via SF Gate

  Treasure Island resident Kathryn Lundgren has been concerned for several years about the effects of contamination at the former Navy base on her family’s health. But when a group of Navy contractors dug a small radioactive fragment out of her … Continue reading

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Eugene P. Wilkinson, commander of first nuclear sub, dies at 94 via The Washington Post

Eugene P. Wilkinson, a retired Navy vice admiral who helped guide the early development of the Navy’s nuclear-powered fleet and who commanded the Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, when it was launched in the 1950s, died July 11 at his … Continue reading

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Nuclear Ships And Subs Pose Huge Risk To Humanity via A Green Road

Nuclear ships and nuclear subs pose a huge risk to all life on the planet. In the video above, we can see a massive nuclear  powered and weaponized Navy carrier being pulled out of harbor, ready to go to sea. … Continue reading

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Nuclear refueling is latest budget crisis cut via Navy Times

The refueling overhaul of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln has been postponed by the Navy — another manifestation of Congress’s inability to pass a 2013 defense funding bill. The ship was scheduled to move in mid-February from Virginia’s Norfolk … Continue reading

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Fukushima Rescue Mission Lasting Legacy: Radioactive Contamination of Americans via NewjerseyNewsroom

The Department of Defense has decided to walk away from an unprecedented medical registry of nearly 70,000 American service members, civilian workers, and their families caught in the radioactive clouds blowing from the destroyed nuclear power plants at Fukushima Daiichi … Continue reading

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Nuclear industry looks to Navy to fill worker shortage via Atlanta Business News

It’s a “brain drain” of sorts, but it’s one the nuclear power industry has been preparing for. Of the roughly 120,000 workers in the nuclear power industry, nearly 38 percent are eligible to retire within the next five years. … … Continue reading

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