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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 19, 2011 | 8:30 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock the Capital Minute; RTC’s John Messeder follows the tortured trail it takes to assemble a green car. In Japan, Prime Minister Naoto Kan says nuclear regulators need more independence, and starting today, gas drillers in Pennsylvania can no longer dump contaminated water at municipal treatment facilities.

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Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Drinks Bottled Water

By at April 11, 2011 | 12:00 pm | 1 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Drinks Bottled Water

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein is doing what he does best, making observations and taking notes. In this installment of his Top Ten Reasons he has boiled out the rhyme behind the reason when it comes to the governor’s choice of on the job beverage.

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A Step Forward at Fukushima

By at April 6, 2011 | 10:57 am | 1,206 Comments

A Step Forward at Fukushima

Workers at the ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant managed to find and plug a massive radiation leak. It was discovered over the weekend and it will stem the flow of radiation seeping into the Pacific as well as the soil.

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Fukushima Paralyzes Japan’s Fishing Industry

By at April 5, 2011 | 1:05 pm | 120 Comments

Fukushima Paralyzes Japan’s Fishing Industry

With the level of radiation rising in seawater near the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant, the Japanese government is setting safety standards for the consumption of fish. That after finding fish carrying sky high loads of radiation. Tests were conducted on some species recovered about 50 miles from Fukushima, in water that is, if the readings are correct, several million times over Japan’s legal limit.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 5, 2011 | 10:55 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

n this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; for the first time the Japanese government is affixing a safety standard to fish. That after some species turned up with excessive rates of radiation. Are public schools too big to fail? Pennsylvania better start taking a hard look along more avenues, and why would Governor Corbett prefer if no one showed for his news conferences?

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No, Better Option in Japan but to release Radioactive Water into the Pacific Ocean

By at April 4, 2011 | 12:34 pm | 865 Comments

No, Better Option in Japan but to release Radioactive Water into the Pacific Ocean

The water now circling the facility has prolonged attempts at re-starting the plant’s cooling systems, which is the most important task in trying to gain control of Fukushima. The nuclear power facility is comparable to a runaway train carrying fuel rods, and its been that way since a tsunami and earthquake struck Japan on March 11.

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An Awful Discovery at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

By at March 29, 2011 | 9:58 am | 2 Comments

An Awful Discovery at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan says is now in a state of maximum alert. “The quake, tsunami and the nuclear accident are the biggest crisis for Japan” in decades, Kan told Parliament.

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Reaching a Boiling Point in and out of Japan’s troubled Nuclear Plant.

By at March 22, 2011 | 10:19 am | 0 Comment

Reaching a Boiling Point in and out of Japan’s troubled Nuclear Plant.

Engineers are back at the Fukishima nuclear plant and they are confronting yet another extremely serious complication: water in a fuel rod pool is nearing the boiling point and that could lead to an explosion, and or emitting more radiation,

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