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US Overhauls Nuclear Plant Guidelines

For the first time in over 30 years the US Government has overhauled its nuclear emergency preparedness program. Critics say the new plan falls short, but the nuclear industry and the US government th…

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Poland: Dispute over Atomic Power Plant

Poland wants to build its first nuclear power plant near the German border. Protest is coming not only from politicians in Germany, but also from people living near the sites under consideration for c…

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Local Food Thrives Amidst Japanese Radiation Fears

For Japanese shoppers, food safety was taken for granted until the Fukushima crisis. Now many have lost faith in government guarantees and fear that radiation could have contaminated their diet. …

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Journalists Explore Japan’s Fukushima Plant (video)

For the first time, media get a close up view of the remains of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant that suffered a partial meltdown after a March earthquake and tsunami. google.load("jquery", …

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Seven German Nuclear Plants to Shut Down

Seven nuclear power plants are going to be shut down for several months due to concerns about their safety. The measure was inspired by the  nuclear plant problems in Japan, and the uncertainty surrou…

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Nuclear Energy: Good or Bad?

Like a neutron colliding with an atom, two factors are igniting Americans, and particularly environmentalists, into reconciling a messy question: Do we or don’t we want to develop nuclear power? Eight…

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