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Radiation Leak Linked to Los Alamos; Do We Really Want Biological Agents There? via Indian Country

The cause of the radiation leak at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is still unresolved, but we know that it started with Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) and ended at the WIPP, shutting that facility down … Continue reading

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Washington’s Columbia Generating Station Is a Seismic Timebomb via Earth Island Journal

New studies reveal nuclear plant is near major faults The Columbia Generation Station, Washington’s only commercial reactor, sits inside the Department of Energy’s Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a former nuclear weapons production site. Powered by a General Electric Mark II boiling … Continue reading

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Japan Regulators May Deny Active Fault under Oi N-Plant via Jiji Press

Tokyo, Aug. 19 (Jiji Press)–Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority may accept Kansai Electric Power Co.’s view that the so-called F-6 crush zone under its Oi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture is not an active fault, a senior NRA official suggested on … Continue reading

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