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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 3, 2011 | 9:34 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; how did Osama Bin Laden manage to live so large, for so long in plain sight? The answer could strain U.S. relations with Pakistan. Navy Seals recovered what could turn out to be a cache of crucial information about al-Qaida’s internal operations. In Japan, crews are trying to install an air filter into a building that houses reactor 1. If successful it is expected to reduce the amount of radiation by 95 percent and open the door to restoration of a cooling system/

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Radiation Levels Spiking at Fukushima

By at April 28, 2011 | 12:05 pm | 1 Comments

Radiation Levels Spiking at Fukushima

A new mystery at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Plant after a pair of robots returned data showing elevated levels of radiation in the building that houses reactor No. 1.

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Three Mile Island takes “action” since the Fukushima Disaster

By at April 28, 2011 | 11:04 am | 363 Comments

Three Mile Island takes “action” since the Fukushima Disaster

Three Mile Island will put some of its cards on the table tonight during a TMI Citizens Awareness Panel meeting. How has TMI responded since the nuclear disaster at Fukushima?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 28, 2011 | 9:35 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Northeast Laser’s request for regulation goes before the PUC. Northeast wants tot build a pipeline to carry natural gas out of the Marcellus Shale. At the troubled Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, new tests show high levels of radiation, and in Harrisburg, some protestors are escorted out of an advisory meeting.

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A Solemn Promise from Japan’s Prime Minister

By at April 27, 2011 | 2:25 pm | 2 Comments

A Solemn Promise from Japan’s Prime Minister

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has acknowledged that his country along with the operator of the ravaged, radiation leaking, Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant have made grave mistakes since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Looking for ways to correct in the future, Kan promised to deliver a comprehensive review of the nuclear disaster

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 27, 2011 | 9:41 am | 992 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission is stacked with folks that contributed to Governor Corbett’s campaign, and many of the members work for companies that were fined last year for environmental violations. In Japan, authorities say they will call in outside experts to assess what went wrong at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, and Pennsylvania’s Senate confirms four more cabinet nominees for Corbett.

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Temporary Relief for Japanese Survivors

By at April 22, 2011 | 11:55 am | 102 Comments

Temporary Relief for Japanese Survivors

Government leaders in Japan plan to build 100,000 temporary homes to house survivors of last month’s twin natural disaster. About 150,000 people are still living out of shelters since being displaced by an earthquake, tsunami or nuclear crisis.

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Japan’s Soft Enforcement of its Evacuation Zone

By at April 20, 2011 | 1:37 pm | 34 Comments

Japan’s Soft Enforcement of its Evacuation Zone

Homeowners in Japan are not heading the health risks of excessive radiation, they are frequently observed crossing an evacuation zone around the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear facility, to check on their property and retrieve belongings.

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Radioactive Water is Standing in the way of Resolving Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

By at April 19, 2011 | 3:11 pm | 3 Comments

Radioactive Water is Standing in the way of Resolving Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

Workers at Japan’s heavily damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power are back to pumping out water, and that is a sign of progress. But every restorative step at Fukushima is laden with complexity.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 19, 2011 | 10:17 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

n this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; head to Texas to learn why Pennsylvania’s governor has no interest in taxing the gas drilling industry. RTC’s Scott Paterno is adding up the dollars,cents, and sense — and says some entitlements will bankrupt America. In Japan, perhaps some real progress on the way, but every step at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is fraught with obstacles and peril.

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