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FUKUSHIMA & OTHER NUKE DISASTERS

Nov 30 06:15

Fukushima nuclear decommission, compensation costs to almost double: media

Japan's trade ministry has almost doubled the estimated cost of compensation for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and decommissioning of the damaged Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant to more than 20 trillion yen ($177.51 billion), the Nikkei business daily reported on Sunday.

The trade ministry at the end of 2013 calculated the cost at 11 trillion yen, which was comprised of 5.4 trillion yen for compensation, 2.5 trillion yen for decontamination, 1.1 trillion yen for an interim storage facility for contaminated soil, and 2 trillion yen for decommissioning, the report said.

The new estimate raised the cost of compensation to 8 trillion yen and decontamination to 4-5 trillion yen, the cost for an interim storage facility remained steady, and decommissioning will rise by several trillion yen, it added.

Nov 29 11:27

New arch-shaped confinement moved to position over Chernobyl reactor’s old shelter

The arch-shaped confinement began to be put in place over the original 1986 shelter on November 14, 2016. A total of 224 hydraulic jacks were involved in operation. The arch is the largest structure in the world ever to have ever been moved in such a way. It is 165 meters long, 110 meters tall and 257 meters wide, with the total mass standing at more than 36,000 tonnes. It is expected to last at least for 100 years. A new arch-shaped confinement has been moved to the expected position over the old shelter that encased the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, destroyed in an accident in 1986. A special ceremony on this occasion is underway at the Chernobyl NPP premises, a TASS correspondent reports. Taking part in the event were President Pyotr Poroshenko, representatives from the contractor companies (Vinci, Bouygue and Novarka) and also donor countries...

Nov 23 13:34

Fukushima Reactor Cooling System Stops

The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said it managed to restart the system some 90 minutes after the failure.

The cooling system servicing the Unit 3 spent fuel pool was not able to circulate water to cool the nuclear fuel because of a broken pump, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Agency.

Nov 21 17:03

BREAKING - Earthquake Just Struck Fukushima Again – 7.3 Magnitude Tsunami Threat – Nuclear Cooling Failure

An estimated 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck in Japan today triggering a tsunami warning where waves could crash the coast at any moment. Residents in and around Fukushima are fleeing the coast as panic sets in. According to Asahi Shimbun, there were no immediate reports of injury or damage at 5:59 a.m. (time…

Nov 21 16:30

Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami

The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said it managed to restart the system some 90 minutes after the failure.

Nov 21 15:21

Tsunami warning issued after massive 7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan 

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck early on Tuesday, local time, off the Japanese coast, some 67 km northeast of Iwaki, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The USGS reported the quake with a depth of 10 km struck about 6am and tsunami waves began to hit Japan's Pacific coast about 7am.

The epicentre of the quake is near Fukushima, where an earthquake in 2011 caused a nuclear plant to have a meltdown.

Tsunami waves are estimated to reach three metres tall in areas on Tuesday.

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If a tsunami floods the reactor site, it could trigger an increase in the spontaneous fission taking place in the ruined cores down in the ground.

Nov 04 06:45

Rock fall causes evacuation of nuclear waste repository

Employees evacuated the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository after a reported rock fall at the southern New Mexico plant.

Officials say there were no injuries and no release of radiological contamination Thursday at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, located in the Carlsbad area.

Nov 03 08:17

French-Japanese Flawed Steel InReactors Dooms The Nuclear Industry

A murky web of international supply chains is being exposed in the flawed-steel parts scandal rocking the French and Japanese nuclear industries. “Serious anomalies” have been discovered in key steel components for the European Pressurized Water Reactor (E-PWR) being constructed at Flamanville, France, on the English Channel. The recent exposure of brittle steel has led to a sullen admission by nuclear-tech supplier AREVA of metallurgical defects in at least 400 different types of reactor parts produced by its subsidiary Le Creusot Forge since 1964.

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Right out of the movie "The China Syndrome!"

Oct 25 19:27

Fukushima – The Untouchable Eco-Apocalypse No One is Talking About

Waking Times

The most important ecological crisis of the world has ever seen has been underway since March 11th, 2011, yet there is nary a mention of it in the corporate media, and no political body in the world is championing its resolution.

Oct 16 09:27

Fukushima Forests, Dubbed ‘Radiation Reservoirs,’ Are Full of Mutated Life Forms

Five years after the earthquake-triggered events that led to the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, significant levels of radiation remain in the area – particularly in the forests near the disaster site.

The Japanese government has been attempting to clean up the radiation in the villages near the plant so that they can be repopulated, but so far, the surrounding countryside has been left alone, based on the advice of the Atomic Energy Commission.

The cleanup efforts have greatly reduced the amount of radiation in the villages, but according to a new report published by Greenpeace that was based in part on several peer-reviewed studies, the forests near the plant have become "radiation reservoirs," where radiation-induced mutations are now appearing in several plant and animal species.

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Oct 14 12:21

Cyber Warfare? Air Force Kept Silent on Possible Russian Attack Against “Secret Drone Support Network”

The Air Force’s secret computer network, SIPRNet, which serves as a support network for classified intelligence on drone targets, as well as target location data, was interrupted. And during the time period when the system interference occurred, a number of drone strikes went wrong.

The problem was only noticed after-the-fact, but was later attributed to several operational failures throughout the Middle East region – including Syria.

The Air Force posted a bid on FedBizOpps, the government’s primary tender market, on October 7, saying that “the SIPRNet system currently in operation at Creech AFB failed and critical services were impacted.”

Read more at SHTF

Oct 13 21:46

In Cold Blood

Russians aren’t worried about the forthcoming war. There is neither panic nor fear, just cool stoic acceptance of whatever comes. This week, some forty million people participated in a huge civil defence exercise. Shelters of Moscow and other cities have been aired and repaired. They do not want war, but if it comes, it will be met. The Russians have fought many wars against the West; they never started a war, but invariably fought to the finish.

An American attack on Syrian or Russian bases in Syria could be a starting point for the avalanche. I am truly amazed by the Russian spirits: they are considerably higher than they were in the days of Korean war, of Vietnam war or the Cuban crisis. Then, they were scared of war and ready for sacrifices to avoid MAD. Not anymore.

Oct 13 11:04

Fukushima Forests, Dubbed ‘Radiation Reservoirs,’ Are Full of Mutated Life Forms

Waking Times Media

Five years after the earthquake-triggered events that led to the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, significant levels of radiation remain in the area – particularly in the forests near the disaster site.

Oct 06 14:38

U.S. Navy Upgrades “SSBN Nuclear Sub Electronic Security” With World War On the Horizon

While Americans are scared up over creepy clowns, Russians are conducting drills for tens of millions of people taking shelter from nuclear war.

On the U.S. side, solicitation notices on FedBizOpps.gov reveals that there is considerable effort going into upgrading, fortifying and securing communications technology– particularly for SSBNs, one of the most important pieces on the chess board.

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Oct 04 07:14

Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean – And It’s Going To Get Worse

Waking Times Media

What was the most dangerous nuclear disaster in world history? Most people would say the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, but they’d be wrong. In 2011, an earthquake, believed to be an aftershock of the 2010 earthquake in Chile, created a tsunami that caused a meltdown at the TEPCO nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. Three nuclear reactors melted down and what happened next was the largest release of radiation into the water in the history of the world. Over the next three months, radioactive chemicals, some in even greater quantities than Chernobyl, leaked into the Pacific Ocean. However, the numbers may actually be much higher as Japanese official estimates have been proven by several scientists to be flawed in recent years.

Oct 03 11:42

Ch. 1: The Dangers from Nuclear Weapons: Myths and Facts

An all-out nuclear war between Russia and the United States would be the worst catastrophe in history, a tragedy so huge it is difficult to comprehend. Even so, it would be far from the end of human life on earth. The dangers from nuclear weapons have been distorted and exaggerated, for varied reasons. These exaggerations have become demoralizing myths, believed by millions of Americans.

 Myth: Fallout radiation from a nuclear war would poison the air and all parts of the environment. It would kill everyone. (This is the demoralizing message of On the Beach and many similar pseudoscientific books and articles.)

Sep 28 13:28

With Disaster on the Horizon, Elites Busy Building Luxury Bunkers: “Panic, Anxiety, Aftermath”

As the masses panic, riot, fight and line up for meager handouts, many of the elite will still be living the high life – albeit underground.

And there must be a reason why they are getting so prepared...

Given... an under-lying sense of havoc fed by divisive election politics, it’s no surprise that home security is going over the top and hitting luxurious new heights.

“People are going for luxury [to] live underground because they see the future is going to be rough. Everyone I’ve talked to thinks we are doomed, no matter who is elected.”

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Sep 22 11:42

The Radioactive Sinkhole In Florida - Phosphogypsum Stacks Are Radioactive & The Government Knows This

A huge sinkhole opened up underneath a phosphogypsum stack at the Mosaic Fertilizer Plant in Mulberry, Florida. You may have also heard that the stack was holding 215 million gallons of radioactive water that was also contaminated with other lovely things such as phosphoric acid. All of this mess drained into the Floridan Aquifer. To have a better understanding of the danger this event poses, how this happens, and a bit of history behind the phosphate mining industry here in Florida you must take the time to watch this video, and to watch the full interview I did with author Gary Pittman about this very subject. Gary worked for Occidental Chemical Corporation for 21 years working his way up to the position of Mining Supervisor. Using his expertise and years of experience Gary gives the listener a detailed yet easy to understand lesson in the phosphate mining industry. Take the time to watch, listen, and learn.

Sep 14 19:11

Radioactive Food and Water the New Normal in Japan

Waking Times

Japan has an amazing food culture thanks in part to the rich volcanic soil and ample rainfall, despite the lack of spacious farms. As it stands, Japan can feed approximately one third of its population from domestic production.

Sep 14 07:55

Radioactive Food And Water The New Normal In Japan

By Richard Wilcox, PhD

The long-term consequences of the Fukushima nuclear disaster continue to linger years after the event. Anyone who studies Chernobyl will know that even after three decades radioactive contamination persists. Although a different type of accident occurred there, in the case of Fukushima it was three reactors that had meltdowns instead of one, and even possibly “melt throughs” referring to corium penetrating the reactor buildings in lateral and vertical outward paths...

Sep 04 10:42

Cleaning up 2014 Nuclear Waste Disaster in United States may Cost more than $2 Billion

By Amando Flavio

In February 2014, radioactive materials leaked from a damaged storage drum in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), located in the state of New Mexico, United States.

According to United States federal government officials, the WIPP is the world’s third deepest geological repository, licensed to permanently dispose of transuranic radioactive waste for 10,000 years, receiving radioactive waste from the country’s nuclear weapons program and commercial power generating plants.

The facility is under the direct management of the Department of Energy (DOE). When the accident occurred, the DOE claimed all 139 workers at the facility were underground, and were not exposed to the dangerous materials...

Sep 03 08:49

Kirk Sorensen Thorium a solution for nuclear power

Aug 26 12:49

A radioactive kitty litter 'bomb'

A typo and a bag of organic kitty litter may end up costing United States taxpayers more than $2 billion in nuclear waste cleanup, according to a new report by Ralph Vartabedian at the Los Angeles Times.

Back in February 2014, a drum of nuclear waste burst open inside the cavernous Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP), which is drilled out of a salt deposit nearly half a mile below the deserts of Carlsbad, New Mexico.

The US Department of Energy (DOE), which funds the company that runs the nuclear waste dump, quickly suspended operations and launched an investigation to figure out the cause.

drum 68660 wipp doe labeled Drum 68660, which burst in WIPP nuclear waste dump. DOE/WIPP

In their 277-page report, investigators determined the blast vaporized nearly 7.5 lbs of the material inside a single barrel, labeled "Drum 68660." That material included some radioactive isotopes of americium, plutonium, and uranium — byproducts of Cold War-era nuclear weapons production.

Aug 24 13:46

6.2 Earthquake Wrecks Central Italy, Kills At Least 120: “Town Doesn’t Exist Anymore”

Unfortunately, it was only a matter of time. Earthquake watchers have been observing the build up of pressure and worrying... and more events with larger magnitudes (7.1? 8.3? 9.0?) may be coming to an area near you!

The worst hit was the small town of Armatrice, with some 2,700 residents:

Caterpillar Radio2 reported “many collapses” in the town of Amatrice in the Rieti province.

“I’m trying to contact the services. The town doesn’t exist anymore,” he added.

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Aug 23 11:33

Astronomical amounts of radiation” found in downtown Tokyo… Directly outside gov’t building — ‘Horrific’ readings where kids playing in Fukushima, ‘extreme’ levels found where food is grown for elementary school lunches

[J]ust before the 5th anniversary of the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi, a group of young girls in the city of Minami-Soma rode their bikes to school past a shocked and saddened pedestrian. That upset observer was Arnie Gundersen, nuclear reactor expert… “What surprised me at this visit to Japan… is that the decontaminated area is contaminated again,” Mr. Gundersen said while explaining why it was such as sad shock to witness the girls on their bicycles. “This was not what I had expected. I had thought that we would not find such high doses of radiation in the decontaminated area. But, sadly, our results prove otherwise.”… Gundersen collected samples of dust [though] the official data cannot be released before the publication of formal scientific papers, it is evident that high doses of radiation, usually found in nuclear waste, was detected from these samples. “This means that highly radioactive dust is flying around the city.

Aug 23 07:29

Nuclear accident in New Mexico ranks among the costliest in U.S. history

When a drum containing radioactive waste blew up in an underground nuclear dump in New Mexico two years ago, the Energy Department rushed to quell concerns in the Carlsbad desert community and quickly reported progress on resuming operations.

The early federal statements gave no hint that the blast had caused massive long-term damage to the dump, a facility crucial to the nuclear weapons cleanup program that spans the nation, or that it would jeopardize the Energy Department’s credibility in dealing with the tricky problem of radioactive waste.

But the explosion ranks among the costliest nuclear accidents in U.S. history, according to a Times analysis. The long-term cost of the mishap could top $2 billion, an amount roughly in the range of the cleanup after the 1979 partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania.

Aug 20 11:37

‘99% effective’ Fukushima ice wall fails to seal off crippled nuclear plant

An “almost” watertight ice wall built around the Fukushima nuclear plant in a bid to prevent groundwater from entering the site has, quite predictably, proven to be not good enough, with Japan’s nuclear watchdog now urging TEPCO to find a better solution.

Aug 19 11:35

Japan Tries Radiation-Free, Pesticide-Free Vertical Farming With LED Lights

What do you think of vertical farming? Can it supplement feeding the world? What about farming with LED lights? When you hear this – you might rethink farming forever. A large, global lighting company, Philips Lighting, has just announced results from trials of crops that were grown completely…

Aug 19 10:05

HAARP OPEN HOUSE + BBQ AUGUST 27, 2016

Are you prepared to have your HAARP burgers and hotdogs cooked to perfection?

Aug 18 13:08

In Black Robes, CERN Scientists Stage “Mock Human Sacrifice” At Shiva Statue

Somebody decided to gather together a bunch of black robes and stage a mock human sacrifice in front of CERN’s occultic Shiva statue – and catch it all on film for a hoax video they may hoped would fool online critics.

Read more at SHTF

Aug 18 06:39

USS Calhoun County sailors dumped thousands of tons of radioactive waste into ocean

For up to 15 years after World War II, the crew of Albernaz's ship, the USS Calhoun County, dumped thousands of tons of radioactive waste into the Atlantic Ocean, often without heeding the simplest health precautions, according to Navy documents and Tampa Bay Times interviews with more than 50 former crewmen.

Albernaz began a battle for his life in 1988 when part of his brain began to die, mystifying doctors who eventually concluded the rare ailment might be linked to radiation. He filed a VA claim for benefits in 2001 that was repeatedly rejected, often with tortured government reasoning.

Aug 17 10:06

Zombie radiation: Fukushima's poisonous fallout eating entire chunks of peoples' brains away, reaching California coast

The Spanish newspaper, El Pais Semanal, reported back in May that Toru Anzai, 63, a former resident of Litate, Japan, a village in the Fukushima Prefecture, suffered a major heart attack and stroke several years after the reactor meltdowns. During Anzai's stay in the hospital, doctors realized that the frontal lobe of his brain had developed a hole, which they told him may have been caused by absorbing the radioactive isotope cesium, which was prevalent at Fukushima.

The hole in Anzai's brain caused the entire left side of his body to become paralyzed – this, despite the fact that following the reactor meltdowns Anzai was told that there was no risk of radiation. As it turns out, a dosimeter reading taken on April 18, just days after the Fukushima disaster, revealed that the room where Anzai and his brothers had been sleeping saw radiation levels up to 20 times higher than the threshold level established by the Japanese government for relocating residents.

Aug 16 10:01

The Mysteriously Obtuse Case Of The Missing Fukushima Fuel

By Richard Wilcox, PhD

“Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them.” – Mark Twain

As the world forever hurtles toward Armageddon, the Fukushima nuclear disaster has largely faded from the front pages. But the issue is far from resolved. Radiation from nuclear accidents is not easily dispelled with estimates of clean-up time at Fukushima ranging from 40 to 500 years, and nearly six years have already passed. Even safely stored nuclear material is dangerous for 100,000 years.

Elvis Has Left The Building

The major question regarding the situation at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi (no.1 nuclear power plant) regards the location of the melted fuel at reactor units 1, 2 and 3...

Aug 08 08:38

Chinese Anti-Nuclear Rally: ‘We know about Fukushima’

French nuclear moguls Areva SA are now designing two nuclear reactors in the southern Chinese city of Taishan. Now, thousands of people took to the streets this week in Lianyungang in the northeast of China, to protest against the other Areva nuclear project there.

Aug 07 08:28

Company suspected of dumping radioactive waste in Montana ordered to stop

A Louisiana trucking company believed to have illegally dumped radioactive waste in an Eastern Montana landfill for nearly two years has been ordered to stop by state officials.

Dual Trucking and Transport, of Houma, La., has been ordered by the Department of Environmental Quality to cease all operations near the Bakken community of Bainville.

Aug 02 07:00

Rattlesnake Mountain burned to protect Hanford, Benton City

A backfire was set and burned over the top of Rattlesnake Mountain on Sunday night, the only way fire officials could see to keep the fire from spreading to the Hanford nuclear reservation and Benton City.

Aug 02 07:00

Hanford Fire Department worker tests positive for radioactive contamination

A worker at the Hanford Fire Station has tested positive for internal radioactive contamination at a very low level.

The exposure occurred after breathing equipment used at the nuclear reservation’s Plutonium Finishing Plant was sent to the station for storage, according to the Department of Energy.

Of 150 workers at the Hanford Fire Department, 104 have requested tests of their bodily fluid to determine if they also may have been exposed.

Jul 28 11:50

Molten fuel at the bottom of Fukushima reactor

A probe using an X-ray-like detector has found that a large amount of melted nuclear fuel apparently remains at the bottom of one of the damaged reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company released images of the No. 2 reactor on Thursday. They were taken with a device that uses elementary particles called muons.

Jul 27 07:08

Pokemon GO-ZILLA: Safety fears after monsters appear in Fukushima danger zone

Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Co is upset that Pokemon Go players on the hunt for monsters are being lured into the Fukushima Nuclear Exclusion Zone.

The fictional creatures were apparently spotted close to the destroyed Daiichi nuclear reactors by Tepco officials. The presence of the collectible cyber-animals could tempt addicts into no-go areas, it is feared.

As a result, power company bosses have demanded that the land around the crippled power plants, where radiation levels remain relatively high, be removed from the hit mobile game.

Jul 23 08:39

Radiation levels in seabed off Fukushima ‘100s of times’ higher than prior to disaster – Greenpeace

The amount of radioactive substances in seabed off Fukushima is hundreds of times higher than before the disaster, a report issued by Greenpeace reveals. The figures mean that there is absolutely “no return to normal after nuclear catastrophe” in the area.

On Thursday, the environmental group released a report addressing the results of the study during which scientists analyzed radioactivity levels along Fukushima’s rivers and in the Pacific seabed off the coast.

Jul 20 09:57

In first, Tepco admits ice wall can’t stop Fukushima No. 1 groundwater

The much-hyped ice wall at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has failed to stop groundwater from flowing in and mixing with highly radioactive water inside the wrecked reactor buildings, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. has admitted.

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Long time readers will recall I predicted this would be an epic fail.

Jul 16 14:47

Fukushima Daiichi Decommissioning Takes A Horrible Turn

NHK reports that the decommissioning authority in charge of dealing with the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster is now considering a sarcophagus to entomb the failed reactors rather than attempting to remove the melted fuel, debris and buildings.

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The problem is that the sarcophagus only covers the top. The bottom is still open to the soil, just feet above the water table.

Jul 14 06:59

Extended Blackouts: Power Grid Completely Vulnerable to Sabotage: “America Could Go Dark”

The 21st Century is run off of electricity, and in the United States, that electric grid is woefully out of date – and that has left the country quite vulnerable.

The U.S. electric system is in danger of widespread blackouts lasting days, weeks or longer through the destruction of sensitive, hard-to-replace equipment.

“Virtually any region would suffer major, extended blackouts if more than three key substations were destroyed.”

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Jul 11 17:10

“This Is The Disaster Everyone Will Wish They Prepared For”: SoCal Megaquake Threatens 20 Million

Experts in business and policy have conducted a survey of the potential damage that could be expected after what scientists now say is an inevitable mega-earthquake along the San Andreas fault. It exposed many deep flaws in the system, and forecast a disaster of epic proportions for of Southern California.

It could easily become every prepper's worst nightmare – an event big enough to test the shaky resolve of the entire population as they face being cut off from food, water and electricity....

Read more at SHTF

Jul 07 15:26

Drones Spotted Over US Nuclear Site 8 Times in Less Than a Month

By Everett Numbers

Workers at a U.S. Department of Energy nuclear site in South Carolina have reported that unmanned aerial vehicles flew over the facility eight times in recent weeks. Officials say no drone has been recovered...

Jul 01 15:32

EPA literally wants you to DIE from radiation: Agency raising the limit of radioactive elements in drinking water by over 3,000 times... to cause widespread cancer and death

We really have reached a point of such insanity across human civilization that governments have become the terrorists who actively seek to harm and kill off the people. The latest example demonstrating this very point is the fact that the EPA just announced its plan to allow gigantic increases in the allowable radioactivity in drinking water... increasing it by over 3,000 times in the case of radioactive Iodine-131... while calling it "safe" to drink even though it's almost certain to give you cancer.

Jun 30 09:32

Fukushima - Melted fuel may be at the bottom of No.2 reactor

NHK has learned it is highly likely that a large amount of melted nuclear fuel remains at the bottom of one of the damaged reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Experts from Tokyo Electric Power Company and other institutions confirmed a large black shadow at the bottom of the No.2 reactor, using a device that uses elementary particles called muons.

Jun 28 18:21

There’s No Covering Up This One — Visible Pollution Leaking From NY Nuclear Plant

US Coast Guard officials have cordoned off a portion of Lake Ontario this week, after aerial spotters found a visible “sheen” that is coming from a nuclear power plant in upstate New York.

The Coast Guard Auxiliary aircrew first noticed the sheen on Sunday. Shortly after, a boat crew from the Oswego station tested the sheen and a “temporary safety zone” was put in place.

The Free Thought Project spoke to the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo Command Center on Tuesday and confirmed that the zone was still closed off, and there is no information as to when it will reopen.

Jun 22 15:37

Fukushima 3/11 Breeds Cynicism

There’s an old saying “disasters bring out the best in people,” but Fukushima 3/11 of March 11, 2011 has put an exclamation point on cynicism rather than heartfelt concern.

Similar to America’s experience of outright lies by its government about the Iraqi Massacre, the blowback of cynicism and contempt bring forth a strain of populism, rejecting establishment, attracting lowly dishonorable politics, as America gooses-up an abomination!

Jun 22 14:33

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Derails California Commercial Crab Fishing

Ever since a massive earthquake shook up the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan that led to the power station’s multiple meltdowns, huge amounts of contaminated and radioactive materials made their way into the ocean and eventually, into North America’s west coast.

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Jun 21 15:50

New Report Exposing Coverup of Fukushima Proves Conspiracy Theorists Right

By Claire Bernish

According to a new report, the Japanese government worked in concert with TEPCO to purposely cover up the meltdown at Fukushima in 2011.

“I would say it was a coverup,” Tokyo Electric Power Company President Naomi Hirose announced during a press conference. “It’s extremely regrettable.”

Masataka Shimizu, president of TEPCO at the time of the earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear disaster, told employees not to go public with the term “meltdown” — allegedly in capitulation to pressure from the Prime Minister’s Office...

Jun 21 09:23

Tepco head apologizes for 3/11 ban issued on ‘meltdown’

The head of Tokyo Electric Power Co. apologized Tuesday over his predecessor’s order to not use the term “core meltdown” to describe the situation at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant in the early days of the March 2011 crisis.

“It is extremely regrettable. People are justified in thinking it as a coverup,” Tepco President Naomi Hirose said at a news conference in Tokyo.

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When this explosion happened...

Tepco claimed it was a hydrogen gas explosion. But when hydrogen burns, it produces water vapor, which is white. The plume was brown and as we pointed out...

... matches the color of the quadrivalent form of Plutonium Dioxide!

Jun 20 07:47

Fukushima rice to be sold in Britain

Rice harvested in Japan's Fukushima region, heavily affected by a nuclear meltdown in 2011, is returning to the EU, starting with Britain next month, the Japan Times reports.

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It cooks itself! :)

Jun 08 15:53

Level of Radiation on Nuclear Test Islands Remains High 60 Years Later

Although decades have passed since atomic tests were conducted by the US on the northern Marshall Islands, radiation levels within the territory are still dangerously high, a recent study revealed.

Jun 08 15:12

U.S Court of Appeals upholds rule on nuclear waste storage

The Prairie Island Indian Community was disappointed yet again in their quest to rid the island of spent nuclear fuel as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Friday upheld a 2014 ruling allowing the continual onsite storage of the radioactive material.

Prairie Island Indian Community joined several states and environmental agencies to appeal the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Continued Storage Rule, which was rejected, and it was concluded nuclear waste can be stored onsite indefinitely.

Jun 08 04:00

Expert: Humanity faces growing threat of accidental or erroneous missile launches

Modernization of systems of access to nuclear missiles is one of the most vital security issues, Vladimir Lukin, Russia’s former human rights ombudsman and a member of the Supervisory Council of the International Luxembourg Forum, told journalists on Wednesday. "In addition to that, there is also a cybernetic problem when someone can intentionally distort the information about issued orders. A multi-tier system of access is functioning; dangerous situations may emerge at any tier. This problem is very serious. Experts constantly study possibilities for improving this system". Lukin said that nuclear disarmament remained the most urgent international problem. "Negotiations should be conducted both bilaterally - between Russia and the United States - as well as at a multilateral level among nuclear powers". "Reykjavik: 30 Years After - Lessons of the Past and Tasks for the Immediate Future" conference is taking place in Amsterdam on June 7-8.

Jun 05 15:21

Fukushima and Nuclear Power: Does the Advertising Giant Dentsu Pull the Strings of Japan’s Media?

French journalist Mathieu Gaulène describes the business practices of Dentsu and its competitor Hakuhodo, the biggest and the second biggest advertising companies of Japan respectively. Specifically, it examines how their close relations to the media and the nuclear industry play out in the wake of the 3.11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. Focusing Dentsu, Gaulène discusses how the marketing and public relations (PR) giant has dominated major media which large advertising contracts from the nuclear industry. The article is particularly timely as Dentsu unveils its deep ties to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid and the Panama Papers. Regrettably, however, with rare exceptions, there is little media coverage of the influence of Dentsu in mainstream Japanese newspapers and magazines.

Jun 03 14:26

Rosatom, Japan discuss decommissioning of Fukushima installations

The Russian corporation has developed unique water treating technology.
Tokyo is interested in partnering with the Rosatom state corporation to decommission nuclear power plant installations in Japan, Rosatom Chief Executive Sergei Kirienko told Rossiya 24 on June 1.
“Our partners are showing ever greater interest in the final stage of the life cycle: decommissioning. We are currently discussing this with the Japanese partners,” Kirienko said. Rosatom enterprises have fulfilled the order to develop unique technology for treating water at Fukushima for the Japanese partners, he added.

Jun 02 16:57

What Would Happen If Humans Vanished From the Planet? Video Shows “Lights Out. Nature Takes Over.”

After the crisis, there could be nothing left of human populations.

There is no doubt that a disaster big enough to wipe out humanity exists – the threat of an EMP, a plague-level outbreak event, etc.

How long would it take for nature to reclaim the vestiges and ruins of civilization that would be left on the planet after a mass extinction event in which humans no longer existed on earth?

Read more at SHTFplan

Jun 02 16:54

What Hell Is Coming? Even Obama Is Warning Americans ‘To Prepare For Disaster’

Barack Obama doesn’t open his mouth unless it is to spin propaganda for an agenda. If disaster comes, will it be a false flag terror event, mega-natural disaster or total episode of civil unrest combined with martial law coming to America soon?

If Obama is the one telling you to get prepared for disaster, then it might already be too late. Obama stated:

One of the things that we have learned over the course of the last seven and a half years is that government plays a vital role, but it is every citizen’s responsibility to be prepared for a disaster. And that means taking proactive steps, like having an evacuation plan, having a fully stocked disaster supply kit. If your local authorities ask you to evacuate, you have to do it. Don’t wait.

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Jun 01 11:00

The Ongoing Rape Of Japan

When President Obama went to Hiroshima, the American media focused on what he would – or wouldn’t – say about Harry Truman’s horrendous war crime against the Japanese people. Would he apologize?

Jun 01 07:22

Fukushima Nuclear Waste Annihilates Pacific Ecosystem

The langostilla kill-off cannot be called an act of nature since my dosimeter detected radiation levels of between 0.12 microSieverts per hour and 0.18 micSv in their bodies. The official safety level for human health set by the pro-nuclear government of Japan is 0.11. Considering the difference in body weight and the water content in their flesh, these marine creatures were terminated by radioactive exposure.

May 31 18:50

An American Fukushima May Be Closer Than You Think

The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster was horrific to watch unfold. It will take decades — and billions of dollars — to clean up, as more problems seem to emerge by the minute.

Most recently, Tepco announced that it’s still missing a large amount of spent fuel — in part because radiation remains so high that robots and other devices cannot function inside the plant to give workers a better picture of what’s going on.

May 29 08:06

The World’s Most Expensive “Thing” – It’s British, a Financial Disaster And Will Affect Us All

This power station has been described as the most expensive single “thing” on earth, although other power projects such as energy ports come even more expensive. Originally budgeted to cost around £14 billion three years ago, then £18 billion last year and revised up to nearly £22 billion this year. The EU Commission has estimated its final cost to be £24 billion.

Electricité de France or EDF the French state owned energy company is the biggest stakeholder. The project to build this power station is more expensive than the entire market capitalisation value of EDF and is effectively one huge gamble, and a gamble in more ways than one.

May 29 07:57

Colorado and nation face 70,000-ton nuclear waste burden

The federal government stepped up efforts to deal with the nation’s growing, heavily guarded stockpiles of nuclear waste Tuesday, convening westerners in Denver to search for a path to a locally accepted site somewhere for deep burial.

May 26 13:53

America's nuclear guinea pigs: Astonishing film that shows how Marines were used to test atomic weapons

They were the nuclear guinea pigs of the Cold War.

And this is the shocking film to show how U.S. Marines were used in hundreds of experiments by the US military to test the limits of nuclear bombs between 1951 and 1957.

During many of those tests, soldiers who thought of themselves as ‘ground grunts’ and were sworn to secrecy witnessed the atomic explosions first-hand, and from close range, before the devastating health risks of those bombs were fully understood.

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The US Government did in fact know the health risks due to accidents that happened during the development of the bomb.

May 25 11:00

Nuclear Threats In US Worse Than Previously Known — Study

Conflicting with a prior industry study, a new analysis claims 96 nuclear facilities in the US are less safe than reported, citing risks such as terrorism and sabotage. The study says there remain lessons to be learned from the Fukushima disaster.

May 23 07:54

Ruhr nuclear plant ‘pumped radioactive waste into air’

A former engineer at one of Germany’s nuclear reactors has made an astonishing claim: that the plant intentionally pumped radioactive waste into the atmosphere in 1986.

May 21 08:47

Hanford Nuclear Reservation to become a Park?

Hanford nuclear reservation is a barren 586 square mile site nesting against southwest reaches of the mighty Columbia River. It was founded in 1942 as part of the Manhattan Project, the project to build the world's first nuclear bomb. The site was ideal because of its isolation, unlimited water supply, and dry desert-like climate allowing for quick, easy construction developments. Today it represents a legacy of science gone mad, and a site dogged by waste and fraud.

May 20 12:16

$375M settlement reached in homeowner lawsuit against Rocky Flats

Thousands of homeowners who lived downwind of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant and the operators of the controversial facility have settled a lawsuit to the tune of $375 million, more than a quarter century after the legal action was first filed.

The settlement, which must be approved by a federal judge, brings to an end a 26-year legal saga that began when homeowners living east of Rocky Flats accused the plant's operators, Rockwell International Corp. and Dow Chemical Co., of devaluing their properties due to plutonium releases from the plant.

The lawsuit, which included as many as 15,000 homeowners in an area largely encompassing neighborhoods surrounding Standley Lake, was first filed in 1990.

In court papers filed Wednesday, the lawsuit was described as "quite possibly the largest docket of any District of Colorado case to date."

May 19 08:32

LA's Nuclear Secret

The U.S. government secretly allowed radiation from a damaged reactor to be released into air over the San Fernando and Simi valleys in the wake of a major nuclear meltdown in Southern California more than 50 years ago — fallout that nearby residents contend continues to cause serious health consequences and, in some cases, death.

May 18 10:02

HANFORD RADIATION LEAK REACHES CHICAGO & MILWAUKEE! Heading East Toward Indiana and Ohio

An enormous "spike" in radiation which the EPA confirms leaked on May 5 from the Hanford Nuclear Waste Facility in Washington state has reached Chicago.

On May 5, the US Environmental Protection Agency confirmed an enormous "spike" in radiation was emitted from the Hanford Nuclear Waste Facility outside of Richland, WA. At least one underground tank holding lethal Plutonium waste has been found to be leaking and as crews undertake efforts to pump out the leaked material, open hatches release intense radiation into the air. The EPA released this chart from their national "RadNET" radiation monitoring system:

May 17 09:29

WOW: MILLIONS Of Crabs Wash Up On Newport Beach, Calif. Coastline

This is the most bizarre and horrible thing I've ever seen in Newport, and I've been going there since I was a kid. Corporate news reports acknowledge that such crabs are virtually unheard of for Newport in the first place, not having been seen there for decades. Some reports blame the bizarre 'biblical proportion' event on the warm water of El Nino, but the Orange County Register admits that experts aren't really sure of the cause. There is a sea of dead red crabs blanketing the beach for MILES, as far as the eye can see! I think it probably has to do with the Fukushima disaster, as certain data indicates.

May 15 15:07

Radiation Spike Near Hanford Nuclear Waste Site ‘Natural’ – EPA

The US Environmental Protection Agency chalked elevated gamma radiation levels around America’s largest nuclear waste storage facility, the Hanford site, up to natural causes, but RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has found a few inconsistences in its claims.

May 15 09:17

AmeriGEDDON: How to Resist Martial Law

Movie reveals why you NEED to prepare for an EMP attack: Fear Not & Plug the Blow-Holes

May 15 08:50

Radiation spike near Hanford nuclear waste site ‘natural’ – EPA

The US Environmental Protection Agency chalked elevated gamma radiation levels around America’s largest nuclear waste storage facility, the Hanford site, up to natural causes, but RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has found a few inconsistences in its claims.

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May 13 14:19

Global Catastrophe Imminent: “Asteroids, Robots and Engineered Viruses Will Kill Millions”

There is yet more confirmation that near-certain doom is headed for planet earth, and could kill or disrupt the lives of everyone on the planet.

In the next five years asteroids, super volcanic eruptions and unknown risks are ranked as the biggest threat to humanity.[…]

It may sound like the stuff of sci-fi films, but experts said these apocalyptic threats are more likely than many realise…

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May 11 06:02

State to reopen $4.7 billion San Onofre deal

State utility regulators on Monday reopened the agreement they approved in 2014 that assigned ratepayers the lion’s share of the multibillion-dollar cost for premature shutdown of the failed San Onofre nuclear power plant.

The action represents a significant turnaround for the California Public Utilities Commission, which stood behind the settlement agreement for 18 months amid growing criticism — even from parties to the $4.7 billion deal — that the process and the outcome were stacked against the public and for utility companies.

May 09 21:30

American Horror Story: The Shameful Truth About the Government’s Secret Experiments

snip: One would also be hard-pressed to suggest that the American government had our best interests at heart when it conducted secret experiments on an unsuspecting populace—citizens and noncitizens alike—making healthy people sick by spraying them with chemicals, injecting them with infectious diseases and exposing them to airborne toxins. The government reasoned that it was legitimate to experiment on people who did not have full rights in society such as prisoners, mental patients, and poor blacks.

May 09 11:31

Former fishermen sue state for hiding Bikini atoll H-bomb fallout records

A group of former fishermen Monday filed an unprecedented lawsuit seeking compensation from the government for failing to disclose, for decades, records of their exposure to radiation from U.S. hydrogen bomb tests in the Pacific Ocean in 1954.

May 09 09:42

UK-US air transports of high enriched uranium: global security at risk for commercial gain

Planned air transports of high-enriched uranium from Dounreay in Scotland to the US state of Tennessee would risk of accident or a terrorist seizure of weapon-usable nuclear material, writes Ernie Galsworthy. The motive for the transport appears to be purely commercial - and would thus put the public at needless risk for the sake of a cut-price nuclear waste / fuel deal between US and UK authorities.

May 09 09:42

France's nuclear giant Areva admits to '400 irregularities' in power plant parts

France's ailing nuclear giant, Areva, faced a major scandal on Tuesday after the country’s nuclear watchdog confirmed there have been “irregularities” in 400 parts produced in its reactors since 1965, and that “around 50 are currently in service in France’s nuclear power plant fleet”.

May 08 12:59

How Japanese Officials Can Atone For Fukushima

The meltdowns and release of radiation from the Fukushima Daaichi nuclear power plant has been an ongoing crisis for five years. Nuclear engineer Koide Hiroaki has been one of the most trenchant critics of how the Japanese government and power company TEPCO (mis)handled the disaster. In a wide-ranging interview at Counterpunch, he offered a way for officials, who have gone unpunished, to atone.
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May 08 12:52

Spike In Radiation Levels After Toxic Waste Leak At Washington Nuclear Site

Radiation levels at the Hanford, Washington nuclear waste site have spiked to “elevated risk” after thousands of gallons of toxic waste leaked in April. The site occasionally “burps” radiation, which now reached levels requiring evacuation, RT has learned.

May 07 06:43

Is This The 4th Recent Nuclear Disaster To Strike The U.S.?

Is there any nuclear site in the United States that is not currently collapsing, leaking or otherwise posing a major health or environmental risk? Certainly there are, but that number is becoming smaller and smaller. In addition to three other nuclear disasters unfolding across the country, a fourth has now arisen. This…

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May 04 10:50

6 More Workers Sickened By Radioactive Fumes At Hanford Nuclear Site

Six more workers at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state were taken to a medical clinic for exposure to radioactive fumes, bringing the total number of affected workers to 26. Fumes have reportedly been leaking from waste tanks since last week.

May 03 14:20

German nuclear plant infected with computer viruses, operator says

A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday.

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As the Iranians found out, the air-gapped computers running the systems can still be infected with flash drives. Back during Desert Storm, Iraq's military computers all crashed, even though they were not connected to the internet. The intrusion was reported to have been done via a Hewlett Packard printer that had been "modified" prior to delivery.

May 03 13:26

Study: You’re More Likely to Die in a Global Disaster Than a Car Crash

So the next time someone tells you that you’re crazy for preparing yourself for a global disaster, you can confidently assure them that it makes just as much sense as keeping a fire extinguishers in the kitchen, or wearing a seat-belt.

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May 03 11:58

3 Nuclear Disasters Unfold While America is Mesmerized by Bathroom Argument

The American people have been distracted to keep them from hearing about the 3 nuclear disasters occurring on the East Coast.

May 03 10:17

Compensation denied to US nuclear workers to hush up Santa Susana radiation dangers – fmr employee

Cancer-struck workers at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in California have been denied state compensation in order to keep the danger posed by the nuclear site to nearby residential areas out of the public eye, a former employee told RT.

May 03 08:05

TELLURIUM-132 Detected in Northern Germany!

Tellurium-132’s is a major short-lived FISSION PRODUCT, with a half-life of only 3.2 days, making it a tell-tale sign of a leaking ACTIVE reactor.

May 02 14:51

EMP Attack Would Destroy Civilization: “A Nightmare You’ll Never Wake Up From”

The threat of an EMP – via natural event or deliberate attack – remains a grave one. Its potential as a WMD looms larger than any other weapons known to man.

“And if the electrical grid system is knocked out, it affects everything that depends upon that electrical grid. It could include our telecommunications, our banking and finance systems, our petroleum and natural gas transportation systems, our food and water delivery systems, our emergency services. It also affects all of the automated control devices that we take for granted every day, like the automatic control of lights, our surge system.”

He added, “It would be a nightmare you’ll never wake up from.”

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Apr 30 07:19

Chemical vapors sicken 20 nuclear facility workers, cause evacuation, work stoppage

Twenty workers at the The Hanford Site nuclear facility in Washington state were sent for medical evaluations after inhaling chemical vapors in the vicinity of a leaking nuclear waste tank which was being transferred, according to US Energy Department officials.

Hanford tank workers were performing routine tasks at the vast nuclear waste site when they all started complaining of headaches on Thursday before being sent for medical evaluations, according to local news station KING.

Apr 30 05:30

Netherlands to hand out iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

Fear over safety of reactors across the border in Belgium prompts government to order 15m pills, which help reduce radiation build-up in the body

The Dutch government has ordered 15m iodine pills to protect people living near nuclear plants in case of an accident, as concerns rise over ageing reactors across the border in Belgium.

The iodine pills, which help reduce radiation build-up in the thyroid, would be given first to children under 18 and pregnant women living within a 100-kilometre (62-mile) radius of a plant, health ministry spokeswoman Edith Schippers said.

Until now, the tablets have been available within 20km of a plant, to everyone aged 40 and under.

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Apr 29 09:37

Hanford, Not Fukushima, is the Big Radiological Threat to the West Coast

There is a dangerous radiological threat to the West Coast of the United States that puts the health of millions of Americans at risk. It includes dangers to public health, dangers to the food supply, and dangers to future generations from long-lived radionuclides, including some of the most toxic material in the world. It is not Fukushima, it is Hanford. While radiation from the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns is reaching the West Coast, carried across the ocean from Japan, the radiation from Hanford is already there, has been there for 70 years, and is in serious risk of catastrophe that could dwarf the effects of Fukushima even on Japan.

Apr 28 14:50

Chernobyl & Fukushima: Remembering The Only 2 Highest-Level Nuclear Incidents

Remembering the only two highest-level radioactive incidents in human history.

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Apr 27 13:45

OFFICIALS FOR HANFORD NUCLEAR RESERVATION TRYING TO DETERMINE IF SECOND GIANT TANK CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE WASTE IS LEAKING

Officials for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are trying to determine if a second giant underground tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons is leaking, the U.S. Department of Energy revealed on Tuesday. Air monitors attached to an aging tank known as AY-101 recently found radiation at higher than normal background levels, the agency said. A video inspection of the underground tank found no evidence that radioactive waste had leaked from the primary tank into the space between the two walls, Hanford officials said. A Hanford watchdog group on Tuesday contended the higher radiation found by the air monitors was evidence of a leak in a second tank.

Apr 27 10:14

A Possible Nuclear Waste Leak Triggers Alarm

You need to know this: We have shattered another climate record. Just like the month before it, last month was the hottest March on record, and that’s not good news for our species. According to a recent warning from the Japan Meteorological Agency, last month’s record temperatures should be “a reminder of how perilously close we now are to permanently crossing into dangerous territory.”

Apr 27 09:29

Computer Virus Discovered In German Nuclear Power Plant

Remember when "someone" used the Stuxnet virus, or rather worm, in an Iranian nuclear plant several years ago to freeze Iranian nuclear production, leading to a major diplomatic scandal involving the spy agencies of both the US and Israel, as the world learned that in the present day industrial sabotage only needed a flash drive and a computer virus to render even the most sophisticated piece of industrial machinery obsolete? Well, moments ago, Bloomberg reported that a computer virus was discovered in a German nuclear power plant.

Apr 27 09:19

ANNIVERSARY TOONS ~~ CHERNOBYL DISASTER 30 YEARS ON

Apr 26 19:35

On the 30th Anniversary of Chernobyl, Here’s What We Are Still Not Being Told

By Claire Bernish

On the 30th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear catastrophe yet, a new report shows radioactive contamination from the 1986 explosion at Chernobyl in Ukraine still lingers in startlingly large amounts across the border in neighboring Belarus.

In an exclusive report by the Associated Press, fresh milk from a Belarusian dairy farm contained a radioactive isotope, traceable to the Chernobyl disaster, at “levels 10 times higher than the nation’s food safety limits” — thirty years after the accident occurred.

Though the AP turned to a laboratory to test the milk, dairy farmer Nikolai Chubenok called the results “impossible.”...

Apr 26 15:49

Living In The Shadow Of Chernobyl: Kids & Adults Still Dwelling In Contaminated Areas

Near Chernobyl, the contaminated zone stretches far beyond the no-go area, but even that hasn’t stopped people from living there.

Apr 26 07:47

Living in the shadow of Chernobyl: Kids & adults still dwelling in contaminated areas

Near Chernobyl, the contaminated zone stretches far beyond the no-go area, but even that hasn't stopped people from living there.

Apr 26 06:34

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Remembered 30 Years Later

Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster near the border between Ukraine and Belarus, residents and scientists remain concerned about the possible genetic effects of the fallout.

Apr 25 07:03

Thirty Years After Chernobyl, Families Say Children Are Getting Sick

It will be 30 years on Tuesday since the world's worst nuclear power plant disaster took place in Chernobyl, now part of Ukraine. People who remained in the region continued eating local produce and milk with radiation levels two to five times higher than what are considered safe levels. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports on how local families say children are getting sick.

Apr 25 07:00

Release Of Tritium From Fukushima Planned

Tritium is a mildly radioactive isotope of hydrogen, the most common element in the universe, but...

Apr 23 08:48

On the Brink of Disaster: Why Ukraine Is Preparing a Second Chernobyl

Of course, the question of choosing a supplier for power plants, even nuclear, can be attributed to normal commercial relations and competition between companies. However, not everything is so unambiguous. Experts immediately warned that the fuel produced at Westinghouse is not suitable for the reactors in Ukrainian nuclear power plants, which were designed with a focus on the use of rods produced in Russia.

Apr 22 13:18

Water and Power: China Eyes Offshore Expansion Via Floating Nuclear Plant

China is pushing ahead with its construction of a first-ever floating nuclear power platform, which is expected to add to Beijing's ever-increasing clout in the South China Sea, according to the Chinese newspaper Global Times.

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And what could POSSIBLY go wrong with that (especially when the torpedoes start dashing hither and yon)?

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