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Radioactive cloud over Europe had civilian background via EurekAlert!

NEWS RELEASE 12-JUN-2020 UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER A mysterious cloud containing radioactive ruthenium-106, which moved across Europe in autumn 2017, is still bothering Europe’s radiation protection entities. Although the activity concentrations were innocuous, they reached up to 100 times the levels of … Continue reading

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Faked-data scandal might jeopardize safety at unknown number of nuclear power plants via Bellona

Published on May 15, 2020 by Charles Digges An investigation at Norway’s now-closed Halden research reactor reveals that results from a number of nuclear fuel experiments were tampered with in an effort that was “planned and well hidden,” according to the facility’s operator … Continue reading

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Fermi 2 nuclear plant down after valve issue found via The Detroit News

Newport – A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan remains shut down after a valve issue was discovered following the malfunction of a transformer. DTE Energy says Fermi 2 in Monroe County remains in a “safe, stable condition.” Spokesman John Austerberry said … Continue reading

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CHICAGO— Residents and businesses were not the only ones without power after the Monday storm that roared through Illinois. The Braidwood nuclear power station in Illinois lost main power supply to sirens that would notify a “large segment” of the … Continue reading

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Is Using Obviously Faulty Models to Pretend Crumbling Nuclear Reactors Are Safe via WashingtonsBlog

Ignoring Basic Engineering Science Puts Us All At Risk Faulty assumptions by America’s financial regulators led to the 2008 crash … and many other disastrous results. Similarly, America’s main nuclear regulator – the Nuclear Regulatory Commission – made numerous assumptions … Continue reading

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Nuke opponents warn of more Fukushimas via The Japan Times Online

OSAKA — The government’s plan to allow nuclear reactors to operate as long as 60 years has shocked antinuclear experts and activists, who warn of a Fukushima sequel. The central government announced its plan Tuesday, the 17th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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