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  • Nuclear power debate: How much of our fear is rooted in propaganda?

     
    If you caught the April 1 episode of "This American Life," a fear of nuclear power may have been cemented. In one segment, actors read harrowing passages from "Voices from Chernobyl," a collection of interviews that documents how people were......
  • Nuclear power: Recalculating the facts

     
    British environmentalist and author Mark Lynas, who in an Op-Ed on Sunday, April 10, advocated for nuclear power despite the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, emailed us with the bad news that there was a "huge......
  • Experts to brainstorm aid for animals in radiation zone

     
    News from the International Fund for Animal Welfare: The IFAW  is organizing a gathering of radiation and animal-rescue experts from the United States and Japan to discuss the current crisis and develop steps to provide aid to animals inside the...
  • More nuclear power planned for Florida

    Customers of Florida's two largest power companies will have paid $772 million by the end of 2011 to produce more nuclear power - before any concrete has been poured.     The money has been plowed into planning the expansions. Florida Power & Light has...
  • No Elevated Radiation Levels Detected in Washington

    No Elevated Radiation Levels Detected in Washington
    TUMWATER - Department of Health officials say no elevated radiation levels have been detected in Washington since the explosions at the nuclear plants in Japan. Radiation Protection staff members are checking the air for radiation using equipmenat at the...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • Japanese nuclear plant nears meltdown; Energy safety in Central PA considered

    Japanese nuclear plant nears meltdown; Energy safety in Central PA considered
    While the death toll continues to mount in Japan after the massive earthquake and tsunami on Friday, authorities are growing more concerned over a nuclear meltdown. There have been explosions in two of three nuclear reactors, spilling radioactive...
  • Japan's Nuclear Disaster Escalates

    Japan's Nuclear Disaster Escalates
    FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- Japan's prime minister said on Tuesday that radioactive levels had become high around an earthquake-stricken nuclear power plant after an explosion there, and there was a risk of radiation leaking into the atmosphere. Naoto Kan...
  • Comparing Japan's Nuclear Evacuation to West Michigan

    Comparing Japan's Nuclear Evacuation to West Michigan
    NOTE TO READERS: The following scenario is not possible. The information and images in this story are provided only for purposes of illustration and comparison.  There is no nuclear power plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For residents of West Michigan,...
  • New Fire Reported in Reactor 4 of Fukushima Plant

    A fire was discovered Wednesday morning in the northeastern corner of Reactor 4 building at Fukushima Daiichi plant, an official with Tokyo Electric and Power told reporters. U.S. government experts trying to construct a model of radiation plumes...
  • Passengers on Flight From Japan Set off Radiation Detectors at US Airport

    Passengers on Flight From Japan Set off Radiation Detectors at US Airport
    CHICAGO -- Federal officials found traces of radiation on a United Airlines jet that arrived at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport from Tokyo Wednesday but determined that the plane's cargo and passengers were safe. Mayor Richard Daley acknowledged...
  • No harmful radiation expected to reach SoCal

    No harmful radiation expected to reach SoCal
    SAN DIEGO -- Small amounts of radioactive material from the crippled Japanese nuclear power plant are being blown toward San Diego over the Pacific Ocean and will reach the coast as soon as Friday, but there is no need for Southern California residents to...