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Unwanted Radioactive Sewage Sludge Piling Up
Offbeat  (tags: radioactive sewage sludge, safety reasons, refused, treatment facilities, piling up, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, radiation leaks, rainwater )

- 2905 days ago -
Radioactive sewage sludge is quickly filling up treatment facilities in eastern Japan as recycling companies have refused to accept it for safety reasons.
Medical Institutions, Shelters Reluctant to Accept Those Evacuated From Near Nuke Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, radiation, fear, refused, shelters, medical institutions, shock, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evacuated, treatment, concern )

- 2975 days ago -
Some medical institutions are refusing to treat patients who have been evacuated from areas near a quake- and tsunami-hit nuclear power plant unless they show certificates that they have not been exposed to radiation.
Service Dog Not Eligible for Food Stamps, Rules Pa. Court, Because It's 'Not Human'
Offbeat  (tags: disabled man, food stamps, faithfull friend, dog, refused, court, not human )

- 3332 days ago -
A disabled man's service dog is not eligible to receive food stamps, a three-judge court in Pennsylvania ruled today. Why not? Because the dog "is not human," reports For the past year, James Douris, a disabled 55-year-old veteran l
Grigorio Perelman, Reclusive Russian Math Genius, Rufuses $1 Million Prize
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, odd, reclusive mathematician, refuses $1 million, award )

- 3345 days ago -
Dr Grigori Perelman, a reclusive Russian genius, is refusing to accept the prestigious $1 million "Millennium" mathematics prize awarded by the Clay Mathematics Institute in Cambridge, MA.
Pit Bull Puppy Refused to Be Flown By Continental Airlines (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: airlines, pit bull puppies, rescued, new home, refused )

- 3494 days ago -
An airline's breed-specific ban makes it the not-so-friendly skies -- at least for pit bulls. A dog recscue group in Sacramento, California found out the hard way that Continental Airlines bans most pitbulls from being transported in their aircraft,

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