Monthly Archives: June 2013

Contaminated truck leaves Fukushima nuclear plant site

The Japan News reported earlier today: A concrete mixer truck contaminated with radioactive substances exceeding the limit traveled outside the premises of Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant on Saturday, the company said the same day. A … Continue reading

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Tritium levels in seawater suggest that Fukushima is still leaking

According to a Kyodo News International report appearing on today’s GlobalPost website: Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Monday it has seen a rise in the level of radioactive tritium in seawater within the port at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear … Continue reading

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More good news: TVA cutting budget, staff for mothballed Alabama nuclear plant

 According to an Associated Press report appearing yesterday in the Dayton Daily News: The Tennessee Valley Authority will cut 530 jobs and trim millions of dollars in spending on its effort to revive a mothballed nuclear plant in Alabama, utility … Continue reading

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A major victory for opponents of nuclear power: San Onofre nuclear plant to close permenantly

Great news from southern California last week. As the New York Times reported: The owners of the San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California, which has been shut since January 2012, said on Friday that they would close it … Continue reading

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