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Nuclear Contamination

23 Years of Radioactive Rainfall at New York Nuclear Plant

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

For the past 23 years, Entergy engineers have tried unsuccessfully to ignore, live with, and then stop a radioactive rain from the Indian Point 2 reactor cavity from falling onto workers inside the massive containment building.

Japanese Seafood Is Mostly Free From Fukushima Radiation

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.01.2016 | Science

Nearly five years after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, most seafood caught off the coast of Japan is safe to eat, according to a new study. T...

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.

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.