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Nuclear Contamination

A Lasting Legacy of the Fukushima Rescue Mission, Part 3: Cat and Mouse with a Nuclear Ghost

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

It is the most enduring falsehood of commercial nuclear power, promoted heavily by both the industry and its watchdog, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. It is a myth with two conflicting premises.

The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Is Far From Over

Robert Alvarez | Posted 06.22.2012 | Green
Robert Alvarez

Despite the enormous destruction from the earthquake and tsunami, little attention was paid to the fact that the nine dry spent fuel casks at the Fukushima Da-Ichi site were unscathed. This is an important lesson we cannot afford to ignore.

No Radiation Risk To North Pacific Fish, Officials Claim

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- North Pacific fish are so unlikely to be contaminated by radioactive material from the crippled nuclear plant in Japan that there...

Pentagon Dirty Bombers: Depleted Uranium in the USA

Dave Lindorff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Lindorff

While warning about the danger of terrorists acquiring the materials to make a "dirty" bomb, the US military has for years been doing exactly that, and continues to do so.

Rocky Flats: Dow Chemical And Rockwell International Billed $925M For Contamination At Nuclear Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER — Two companies that were contractors at the now-defunct Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant have been ordered to pay $925 million to resid...