By Jeremy Hsu, LiveScience Contributor:
A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled ...
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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 situation in Japan is dangerous and fluid, but after consulting with experts on radiation and nuclear accidents, here's why I'm not worried about my family flying to California.
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