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Nuclear Radiation

The Animals Of Chernobyl Have Reclaimed Their Homeland, At A Price

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.08.2014 | Green

In 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant led to the single worst nuclear accident in history. For nearly three decades, humans have ...

Three Years After Fukushima, Ex-Nuclear Chief Lobbies For Phase-Out

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

TOKYO (AP) — As radiation spewed from Japan's nuclear disaster three years ago, the top U.S. atomic energy regulator issued a 50-mile evacuation war...

Radiation: What It Is and What You Need to Know About It

Robert Peter Gale | Posted 05.25.2013 | Science
Robert Peter Gale

We all fear radiation yet life depends on it. We each are radioactive, living on a radioactive planet, in a radioactive solar system, in a radioactive universe, in a radioactive galaxy. Radiation can both kill us and cure us.

Nuclear Laboratory Fined After Workers Contaminated With Radiation

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy fined a nuclear research lab in Idaho more than $400,000 on ...

Radioactive Bluefin Tuna In U.S. Traced To Japan Nuclear Disaster

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES -- Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan's crippled nuclear plant to t...

Happy Savages

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.17.2012 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

Nuclear Savage is the story of what we did to the Marshall Islanders throughout the Cold War with our nuclear testing program.

Natural Gas Drilling Near Nuke Site?

Posted 12.01.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Supreme Court is considering whether or not residents have the right to demand a hearing on a proposal to drill for natural gas near a nu...

Japan, Nuclear Power, And A Sense Of Shame

Rev. Anne Howard | Posted 05.29.2011 | Religion
Rev. Anne Howard

"If we cannot cultivate a passion for what one human being owes to another, what are we?" The rabbi's words have been resonating within me with every news report I see from Japan.

Radiation Detected In 3 Southern States

AP | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Utilities in North and South Carolina are adding to the list of states in the U.S. reporting trace amounts of radiation from a nuclea...

Gaps In U.S. Radiation Monitoring Revealed

AP | By GARANCE BURKE and NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- Parts of America's radiation alert network have been out of order during Japan's nuclear crisis, raising concerns among some lawmaker...

Radiation Found On Lester Holt, NBC Crew In Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC News' Lester Holt—who is in Japan covering the earthquake and nuclear crisis there—revealed on Wednesday's "Today" show that minor traces of r...

Japan Radiation Scare Leads To Run On Survival Supplies

The Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

From Sherman Oaks Patch: Local response to the disaster in Japan is creating a demand for gas masks and earthquake survival materials here in the San ...

Japanese Government Warns Those Nearby Plant To Stay Indoors

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SOMA, Japan -- Dangerous levels of radiation leaking from a crippled nuclear plant forced Japan to order 140,000 people to seal themselves indoors Tue...