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‘Exploring Tritium’s Danger’: a book review by Robert Alvarez via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Over the past 40 years, Arjun Makhijani has provided clear, concise, and important scientific insights that have enriched our understanding of the nuclear age. In doing so, Makhijani—now president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research—has built a solid … Continue reading

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Westinghouse lands in Ukraine to ink new nuclear deal via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter By Linda Pentz Gunter You might think that being in the middle of a war, the last thing you would be contemplating is building more nuclear power plants. But that hasn’t stopped Energoatom, the Ukrainian state … Continue reading

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‘Atoms and Ashes,’ a Frightening Tour of Six Nuclear Accidents via The New York Times

Serhii Plokhy writes about Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and other disasters, and about the common impulse among governments “to hide information and, later, to spin or distort it.” By Jennifer Szalai ATOMS AND ASHESA Global History of Nuclear DisastersBy Serhii PlokhyIllustrated. … Continue reading

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The Russian takeover of the defunct Chernobyl site challenges the ‘peaceful, safe and sustainable’ branding of nuclear energy via The Conversation

At least seven forest fires continue to burn around the Russian-held Chernobyl nuclear site in Ukraine, raising fears radionuclides could spread from the defunct facility. […] According to the statement, the fires now cover an area ten times larger than the emergency … Continue reading

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‘We will not surrender the station’: Concern over Russian attacks on Ukrainian nuclear plants via France24

Pavlo Pavlyshyn, the director of the Rivne nuclear power plant, has been working in Ukraine’s atomic power industry since 1992. He spoke to FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg about the current dangers at Ukraine’s power plants, only three of which – … Continue reading

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A Ukrainian nuclear plant survived Russian attack. But it raises security concerns over reactors in war zones, analyst says. via The World

March 4, 2022 · 3:45 PM EST By Joshua Coe Atomic safety experts said a war fought amid nuclear reactors represents an unprecedented and highly dangerous situation. To get a better understanding of the risks at nuclear power plants in war … Continue reading

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Military action in radioactive Chernobyl could be dangerous for people and the environment via The Conversation

By Timothy A. Mousseau […] On April 26, 1986, Chernobyl’s reactor number four melted down as a result of human error, releasing vast quantities of radioactive particles and gases into the surrounding landscape – 400 times more radioactivity to the environment than the … Continue reading

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US nuclear power plants contain dangerous counterfeit parts, report finds via The Verge

The findings come as countries weigh turning to nuclear energy as an alternative to fossil fuels By Justine Calma At least some nuclear power plants in the US contain counterfeit parts that could pose significant risks, an investigation by the inspector … Continue reading

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Hinkley Radioactive Waste Dredge-and-Dump off Cardiff Coast – UK Marine Biologist Tim Deere-Jones – NH #534 via Nuclear Hotseat

Radioactive waste dumping in the Bristol Channel off Cardiff Coast from UK nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point is being carried out by dredgers similar to this one (and leaving comparable plumes of pollution). Marine Biologist Tim Deere-Jones has shown increasing radiation exposure in Wales, UK.   Listen … Continue reading

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Collapsed Florida Condo Sends a Giant Nuke Warning via Reader Supported News

By Harvey Wasserman […] The owners of America’s 93 licensed reactors have been warned for decades that they could both implode and explode. They have also done nothing. More than 150 people may have died in this avoidable Florida disaster. … Continue reading

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