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Nuke disaster rekindles U.S. interest in fallout shelters via Asahi Japan Watch

August 20, 2011 By TOSHIHIRO YAMANAKA / Correspondent Backyard fallout shelters, once secretly built across America in the 1950s during the Cold War, are making a comeback, thanks to the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. The … Continue reading

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San Onofre shipment makes it to Utah via North County Times

BY PAUL SISSON psisson@nctimes.com | Posted: Friday, August 19, 2011 9:07 am A massive shipment of retired equipment from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station pulled into a disposal facility in Clive, Utah, late Thursday afternoon, finishing a trip that … Continue reading

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Energy Department says copper thieves hitting federal sites via The Washington Post

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, August 18, 3:37 PM WASHINGTON — With copper prices at a near record, thieves across the country have been stealing copper wiring from overhead power lines. Now federal officials say they’re targeting power substations and even a … Continue reading

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