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Now the Investigation

By at May 24, 2011 | 8:34 am | 115 Comments

Now the Investigation

The 18-member investigative team includes members of the IAEA and a dozen experts from multiple countries. The team will hold hearings and bring in representatives from Tokyo Electric Power, which operates the plant as well as Japanese nuclear regulators.

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Nothing comes easy at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant

By at March 30, 2011 | 11:35 am | 2 Comments

Nothing comes easy at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant

There are no easy answers and no quick fixes at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. A new obstacle to resolve is the rising level of radiation in seawater near the facility, which tested out at thousands of times above what is considered acceptable.

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Introducing Pennsylvania’s Governor

By at March 8, 2011 | 3:51 pm | 370 Comments

Introducing Pennsylvania’s Governor

As Scott Paterno has observed Republican governors have been talking a lot these days about policy, the economy,healthcare, but not Pennsylvania’s Governor Corbett. Since taking office Corbett has kept an extremely low profile and Paterno surmises the governor has banked much of his future on his budget. A spending plan that Corbett will unveil today.

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Corbett’s Plan: This is Reform?

By at January 26, 2011 | 4:28 pm | 1 Comments

Corbett’s Plan: This is Reform?

Facing mounting criticism for appearing to brush off a campaign pledge to issue a “reform plan” his first week in office (a commercial said he would do it on “Day One”), Gov. Tom Corbett yesterday barely met his own deadline with a document that looks more like a campaign brochure than a carefully considered gubernatorial plan of action.

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Swimming upstream in a sea of Republicans in Pennsylvania

By at January 18, 2011 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

Swimming upstream in a sea of Republicans in Pennsylvania

Today officially marks the day Republicans are firmly in control of Pennsylvania politics. With the swearing-in of Governor Tom Corbett, Republicans now control the governor’s mansion,senate, & house. But at least one Democrat is sticking to his agenda and is looking for ways to best represent his constituents.

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