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Paying for the Pain

By at May 13, 2011 | 11:17 am | 4 Comments

Paying for the Pain

It appears that it will take much longer for TEPCO to bring the plant under control by early next year, with the discovery of a heavily damaged reactor, which is beyond the scope of what the company imagined.

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Signed, Sealed & Deadly

By at April 26, 2011 | 12:06 pm | 0 Comment

Signed, Sealed & Deadly

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai,(R-Allegheny) is thrilled. In a news release, Turzai said, “It is very appropriate the for the first law of the Pennsylvania Republican majority to give back to residents the ability to choose which safety features should be part of their homes.”

Well, if that’s the case, why not also give homeowners the choice of installing asbestos, joists carved out of balsa wood and for good measure throw in the choice of using lead paint.

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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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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 31, 2011 | 10:42 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, excessive radiation is turning up as far as 25 miles from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, but Japanese authorities are still telling folks within an 18 mile radius to abandon their homes. The level of radiation is also rising in seawater. In Pennsylvania, inspectors with the DEP first have to get approval from DEP Secretary Michael Krancer before issuing citations. This is a sudden departure and it is unprecedented. Environmental groups are extremely concerned about the changes.

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