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Fukushima’s Radioactive Wastewater Dilemma via Hakai Magazine

What to do with hundreds of thousands of tonnes of contaminated water? by  Amorina Kingdon The word “Fukushima” has become known globally as shorthand for a nuclear disaster that happened at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on the coast of … Continue reading

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Combating corrosion in the world’s aging nuclear reactors via c&en

Researchers hope to extend reactor lifetimes with advanced methods and materials that guard against degradation caused by harsh conditions by Mitch Jacoby Forty years of hard labor in punishing conditions sounds like an interminable sentence. Imagine finding out near the end … Continue reading

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Radioactive Metal from Nuclear Weapons Facilities May End up in Your Shopping Bag via AlterNet

If the Department of Energy gets its way you may up with eye glasses, pacemakers, zippers, braces and more made from our nuclear weapons complex. This story was originally published at WhoWhatWhy. How would you like radioactive metal from nuclear … Continue reading

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