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Plant leaking radioactive water into Lake Michigan

The Palisades nuclear power plant has been closed since Sunday with a radioactive water leak. The South Bend Tribune reported yesterday: The entry into Lake Michigan of 79 gallons of what officials at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and the … Continue reading

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(Totally unrelated aside: the above photo is of the original reactor containment at Dounreay, and is known locally as Fred the Golf Ball.) Dounreay nuclear is leaking again.   The first reactor at the Scottish site was built in 1955, … Continue reading

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Fukushima discharging radioactive water to sea

World Nuclear News reported today: Tokyo Electric Power Company released the results of a half-litre sample of water taken 100 metres south of the discharge channel from damaged units 1 to 4. Testing for a range of radionuclides showed amounts … Continue reading

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