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Tag Archives: Safety

  1. Why molten salt reactors are problematic and Canada investing in them is a mistake via The Conversation September 14, 2021

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  2. Nuclear New Orleans: Another Fukushima? Post-Ida Dangers at Waterford Nuclear – Arnie Gundersen, Maggie Gundersen, Nancy Foust – NH #532 September 5, 2021

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  3. China shuts Taishan nuclear reactor over ‘imminent’ safety threat via The Times July 31, 2021

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  4. Utterly destroyed via Beyond Nuclear International July 5, 2021

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  5. EDF launches the “EPR2” via Beyond Nuclear International July 5, 2021

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  6. Collapsed Florida Condo Sends a Giant Nuke Warning via Reader Supported News June 29, 2021

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  7. Dangerous Decisions about Advanced Nuclear Reactors Could Lead to New Threats via Portside (The National Interest) June 28, 2021

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  8. Australia Lines Up Honeymoon Uranium Mine as Nuclear Momentum Builds via Bloomberg June 23, 2021

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  9. Nuclear reactor problem a new headache for designer and China via Daily Mail June 16, 2021

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  10. China nuclear reactor: French partner calls meeting over leak via Al Jazeera June 15, 2021

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  11. Advanced nuclear reactors no safer than conventional nuclear plants, says science group via Reuters March 23, 2021

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  12. Japanese nuclear plant vulnerable to unauthorized entry for 1 year via NewsOnJapan.com March 16, 2021

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  13. Fukushima 10 years later: It still could happen here via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists March 15, 2021

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  14. Remember Fukushima: The accident is not over via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists March 15, 2021

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  15. Armenia’s nuclear power plant is dangerous. Time to close it. via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists March 8, 2021

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  16. France extends lifetime of its oldest nuclear reactors via Star Tribune February 27, 2021

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  17. ‘Problems around Akkuyu NPP is so dire that, even the supporters of nuclear energy must object’ via YEŞİL GAZETE January 26, 2021

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  18. Rosatom Will Build SMR Project in Republic of Sakha via Power December 29, 2020

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  19. Annual High Tide Spurs Concerns About Future Safety of San Onofre Nuclear Waste Stock Near South OC via Voice of OC November 23, 2020

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  20. Japan left with only one nuclear reactor working due to shutdown via The Asahi Shimbun November 4, 2020

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  21. Trump Admin to Give $1.4 Billion to Try to Revive the Nuclear Power Industry via Truthout October 30, 2020

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  22. Germany launches new search for permanent nuclear waste disposal site via DW September 29, 2020

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  23. To Show Fukushima Crops are Safe, an Agency Made a Book Out of Rice Paper Grown There via Adweek June 10, 2020

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  24. Leaning (Nuclear) Tower of Vogtle: Arnie Gundersen + Nancy Burton on Millstone Covid Outbreak + Int’l Covid/Nuclear UPDATE via Nuclear Hotseat May 20, 2020

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  25. Rosatom evacuates some employees from Bangladesh nuclear site via Nuclear Engineering April 9, 2020

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  26. Go green, but not nuclear via Daily Herald April 2, 2020

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  27. Nuclear plant lifetime extension: A creeping catastrophe via Bellona March 30, 2020

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  28. TVA shuts down Watts Bar reactor, declares ‘unusual event’ via Chattanuuga Times Free Press February 21, 2020

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  29. NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE CONTAINERS BREAK DOWN WHEN EXPOSED TO WATER via Futurism February 4, 2020

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  30. The Computer Infection of Kudankulam and its Implications via The India Forum January 11, 2020

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  31. Labor Department rules TVA cooked up cause to fire nuclear whistleblower via Knox News January 4, 2020

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  32. Nuclear Colonialism: Indigenous opposition grows against proposal for nation’s largest nuclear storage facility in NM via NM Political Report November 14, 2019

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  33. US nuclear reactor shut down after officials discover leak via Fox News November 11, 2019

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  34. New environment minister says Japan should stop using nuclear power via Reuters September 12, 2019

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  35. 18 nuclear power plants in the EU are operating without a valid license via Business Insider August 25, 2019

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  36. Can 2020 Summer Olympics help Fukushima rebound from nuclear disaster? via Los Angeles Times August 14, 2019

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  37. French regulator to EDF: don’t assume new reactor model is accident-proof via WKZO July 18, 2019

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  38. NRC eyes reducing inspections of nuclear reactors via The Hill July 17, 2019

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  39. Russia Is About to Tow Its “Floating Chernobyl” Through the Arctic Circle via Vice July 2, 2019

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  40. NRA safety license for Sendai reactors legal, Fukuoka court finds, dismissing volcano risk lawsuit via Japan Times June 18, 2019

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  41. The City in the Shadow of an Aging Nuclear Reactor via BBC May 27, 2019

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  42. Fast cleanup of nuclear reactors may be risky but also rewarding via Fox 5 May 23, 2019

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  43. Despite Energy Department Outreach, Radiation Fears Remain In Piketon via WOSU Public Radio May 23, 2019

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  44. I oversaw the U.S. nuclear power industry. Now I think it should be banned. via the Washington Post May 19, 2019

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  45. As Nuclear Waste Piles Up, Private Companies Pitch New Ways To Store It via WBEZ 91.5 April 30, 2019

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  46. Fukushima Daiichi operator warned for lax security via NHK World–Japan April 27, 2019

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  47. TEPCO transfers some fuel from Fukushima plant No. 3 unit pool via The Mainichi April 23, 2019

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  48. How greed and corruption blew up South Korea’s nuclear industry via MIT Technology Review April 22, 2019

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  49. WTO upholds South Korea ban on some Japan seafood imports over Fukushima nuclear disaster via The Japan Times April 12, 2019

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  50. New Mexico Is Divided Over The ‘Perfect Site’ To Store Nation’s Nuclear Waste via NPR April 11, 2019

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  51. Brazilian nuclear plant uranium convoy attacked by armed men: police via Reuters March 22, 2019

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  52. How Three Mile Island and the nuclear industry influenced pop culture via WITF March 20, 2019

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  53. Nuclear waste from Diablo Canyon Power Plant discussed at decommission meeting via KSBY March 14, 2019

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  54. Most evacuees under 50 from three Fukushima towns near nuclear disaster have no plan to return via The Japan Times March 9, 2019

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  55. More Than 350 Cracks Found at Reactor at Nuclear Plant in Scotland (VIDEO) via Sputnik March 9, 2019

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  56. Fukushima evacuees resist return as ‘Reconstruction Olympics’ near via France24 March 8, 2019

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  57. Fukushima cleanup efforts threatened by contaminated water via Washington Post March 8, 2019

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  58. UK, Japan scientists study radioactive Fukushima particles via Reuters March 8, 2019

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  59. 12.5% of Japanese city-dwellers still hesitant about buying food from nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima via The Japan Times March 7, 2019

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  60. Nuclear regulators extend Seabrook plant’s license to 2050 via Boston Globe March 6, 2019

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  61. What Deadly Disaster Is the Criminal, Bankrupt PG&E So Desperately Hiding at Its Diablo Canyon Nukes via Reader Supported News March 3, 2019

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  62. NRA eyes seabed watch of caldera near Kagoshima nuclear plant via The Asahi Shimbun March 3, 2019

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  63. LeRoy Moore: Geiger counters miss alpha radiation at Rocky Flats via Daily Camera February 22, 2019

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  64. Energy Department Defends Secret Nuclear Shipments to Nevada via Government Exectutive February 22, 2019

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  65. Grand Canyon tourists exposed for years to radiation in museum building, safety manager says via USA Today February 18, 2019

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  66. Tour brings foreigners to areas devastated by nuclear accident via Japan Today February 18, 2019

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  67. Nuclear-waste bunker decision to likely to fall to next federal government via The Guardian February 17, 2019

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  68. Midnight in Chernobyl: Electrifying account of 1986 nuclear disaster examining the build-up and fallout via Independent February 16, 2019

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  69. North Dakota Senate approves nuclear waste storage bill via GrandforksHerald February 16, 2019

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  70. Memories of Fukushima crisis rapidly fading, warn civic groups via Japan Today February 16, 2019

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  71. TEPCO sat by idly on reports of fires, glitches at nuclear plants via The Asahi Shimbun February 14, 2019

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  72. TEPCO begins probe to make 1st contact with nuke debris at Fukushima plant via The Mainichi February 13, 2019

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  73. Tepco to deploy robot for first contact with melted fuel from Fukushima No. 1 nuclear disaster via The Japan Times February 12, 2019

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  74. Update old definitions about nuclear waste to speed safe cleanup via The Seattle Times February 11, 2019

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  75. Fire extinguisher system at nuclear plant freezes via NHK World Japan February 10, 2019

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  76. California’s Dangerous Diablo Nuke Hangs in Governor Newsom’s Hands via Reader Supported News February 8, 2019

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  77. Enter Chernobyl Again in Survival Horror Game ‘Chernobylite’ via Bloody Disgusting February 8, 2019

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  78. Officials search for permanent solution to store nuclear waste via KUSI News February 8, 2019

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  79. Are Washington’s ‘Advanced’ Reactors a Nuclear Waste? via The National Interest February 7, 2019

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  80. After 3 Decades Opposing Pligrim Nuclear, Mary Lampert WIll See It Close via WCAI February 6, 2019

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  81. The Cost to Clean Up America’s Cold War Nuclear Waste Jumps to $377 Billion via Popular Mechanics February 6, 2019

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  82. Top Hanford nuclear reservation manager steps down via Tri-City Herald February 5, 2019

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  83. Rising costs of nuclear cleanup can’t slow progress via Union-Bulletin.com February 5, 2019

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  84. Guy Who Wants to Eliminate Radiation Limits Will Lead EPA on Radiation via CARE 2 February 4, 2019

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  85. Near site of Fukushima nuclear disaster, a shattered town and scattered lives via The Washington Post February 3, 2019

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  86. Brant Ulsh, skeptic on radiation limits, to head EPA radiation panel via The Japan Times February 2, 2019

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  87. Nuclear waste burial fund grows to $43 billion, but DOE has not buried an ounce of spent fuel via The Orange County Register February 2, 2019

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  88. Radioactive cesium above legal limit detected in fish caught off Fukushima via The Japan Times February 2, 2019

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  89. Storage of nuclear waste a ‘global crisis’ as stockpile reaches 250,000 tons, Greenpeace warns via The Japan Times February 1, 2019

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  90. Storage of nuclear waste a ‘global crisis’: report via France24 January 31, 2019

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  91. Nevada Governor ‘Beyond Outraged’ by Nuclear ‘Deception’ via Newser January 31, 2019

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  92. Nuclear facility operator reports radioactive leak via NHK World January 31, 2019

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  93. IAEA Issues Final Report on Fourth Review of Fukushima Decommissioning via IAEA January 31, 2019

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  94. Alarm triggered at onetime nuclear fuel facility in Ibaraki after radioactive substances leaked via The Japan Times January 30, 2019

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  95. Cost to taxpayers to clean up nuclear waste jumps $100 billion in a year via NBC News January 29, 2019

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  96. US to Offer Nuclear Waste Technology to Other Countries via Voice of America January 28, 2019

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  97. Republicans at U.S. nuclear regulator pass stripped down safety rule via Reuters January 27, 2019

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  98. SC, Savannah River Site needs to stay out of the nuclear weapons business via the State January 27, 2019

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  99. Toxic legacy: what to do with Britain’s nuclear waste – Science Weekly podcast via The Guardian January 26, 2019

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  100. Nuclear waste has been piling up across America with nowhere to go. Congress needs to act via Los Angeles Times January 26, 2019

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