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Demanding KI from President Obama

By at May 10, 2011 | 1:58 pm | 2 Comments

Demanding KI from President Obama

A seismic push in Congress to get President Barack Obama to put the Nuclear “Emergency Pill” law into motion.
It’s been on the books since 2002 but has not been carried out.

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Protecting Workers at a Dangerous Nuclear Complex

By at May 10, 2011 | 12:47 pm | 1 Comments

Protecting Workers at a Dangerous Nuclear Complex

Workers trying to restore cooling systems at the Fukushima Nuclear Plant are not making too much progress, not when working conditions mean literally taking their life into their hands every day.

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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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Philadelphia’s Funky Water

By at April 12, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 5 Comments

Philadelphia’s Funky Water

Philadelphia has a mystery swirling in some of its drinking water. Elevated levels of Iodine-131 have turned at three locations around the city.

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Scramble to Avert to Meltdown in Japan and how it compares to Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island

By at March 13, 2011 | 1:05 am | 897 Comments

Scramble to Avert to Meltdown in Japan and how it compares to Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island

The crippled Fukushima reactor is a grim reminder of the Three Mile Island crisis. It has some common technical and safety aspects, and brings to mind broken promises by the industry to resolve open safety issues. The Japanese crisis certainly demonstrates the propensity for obfuscation by the industry while the public is left sifting through hundreds of media reports.

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