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$14 Billion for New Nuclear Reactors

Fourteen billion dollars has been approved for the construction of two additional nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in Georgia. Energy Secretary Steven Chu was visiting the site and said the new constr…

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Turning Japanese Food Imports Away

Similar to the reaction in the weeks following the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill in the gulf of Mexico, fear and concern have arisen over the safety of the Japanese food supply after the deva…

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What You Should Know About Radiation Exposure (Infographic)

The Fukushima explosion is the worst nuclear disaster in Japan since World War II.  This situation comes on the heels of—not one, but two—natural disasters, and in the midst of this crisis, question…

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Should You Stockpile Potassium Iodide for Radiation?

Apparently, San Francisco and LA health food stores are selling out of potassium iodide supplements because people in California (as well as other West Coast areas) are panicking about the possib…

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