Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

FILE - This Nov. 12, 2011, file photo, shows workers in protective suits and masks as they wait to enter the emergency operation center at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station in Okuma, Japan. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation’s nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios. That means […]


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Study to monitor SoCal kelp for Fukushima radiation

MALIBU (CNS) – Researchers this month will begin testing Southern California kelp beds for radioactive contamination that may have drifted east from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan. The study, which includes […]


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China starts building new nuclear power plant

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says the country has begun building a new nuclear power plant after lifting a construction moratorium imposed following Japan’s Fukushima disaster.



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