The Fukushima Nuclear Waste Decision Is A Human Rights Issue

By Baskut Tuncak, Kyodo News. -

Tokyo - In a matter of weeks, the government of Japan will have the opportunity to demonstrate to the world how much it values protecting human rights and the environment and to meet its [...]

Nuclear Waste On Highways: Courting Catastrophe

By Ruth Thomas, -

By Ruth Thomas for War Is A Crime - The federal government has secretly been working on a plan to transport highly radioactive liquid from Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, to the Savannah River Site [...]

Residents Sue To Block Nuclear Waste From Being Stored Near California Beach

By Staff, -

By Staff of Democracy Now - Environmental activists in California are fighting plans to store 3.6 million pounds of highly radioactive nuclear waste on a popular beach in San Diego County. In [...]

Hanford Nuclear Waste Tunnel Collapses

By Staff, -

By Staff of Associated Press - A portion of a storage tunnel that contains rail cars full of radioactive waste collapsed Tuesday morning, forcing an emergency declaration at the Hanford Nuclear [...]

Robots Dying Rapidly When They Try To Clean Up Fukushima

By Niamh McIntyre, -

By Niamh McIntyre For Independent - A Japanese company tasked with cleaning up Fukushima, the site of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has admitted that its attempts to probe the site [...]

Hanford Nuclear Site: The Most Polluted Area In The US

By Joshua Frank, -

By Joshua Frank for The Investigative Fund - It’s a new year and new administration, but the strong radioactive stench is the same out at Hanford in eastern Washington, home of the world’s [...]

Price Tag For Cleaning Nuclear Waste At Hanford Site Up Another $4.5 Billion

By Ralph Vartabedian, -

By Ralph Vartabedian for Los Angeles Times - The U.S. Energy Department said Friday that its long-troubled attempt to build a plant to process highly radioactive sludge at a former nuclear [...]

Nuclear Accident In New Mexico Ranks Among Costliest In US History

By Ralph Vartabedian, -

By Ralph Vartabedian for Los Angeles Times - When a drum containing radioactive waste blew up in an underground nuclear dump in New Mexico two years ago, the Energy Department rushed to quell [...]

3 Ex-TEPCO Execs Indicted Over Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

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By Staff of Japan Today - TOKYO — Three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) were indicted Monday for allegedly failing to take measures to prevent the disaster at the Fukushima [...]

Stopping Yucca Mountain From Being Nuclear Waste Dump

By Derrick Broze, -

By Derrick Broze for Mint Press News - NYE COUNTY, Nevada — From 1951 to 1992, the U.S. government used a 1,300-square mile patch of land known as the Nevada Test Site for atmospheric and [...]

Stop Radioactive Contamination Of The Great Lakes

By Beyond Nuclear, -

By Beyond Nuclear for Stop the Great Lakes Nuclear Dump. Ontario, Canada - Ontario Power Generation plans to bury and abandon radioactive nuclear waste 400 metres below the bottom level of Lake [...]

Fukushima Report Declassified: Worse Than We Were Told

By Staff, -

By Staff of RT - Fukushima nuclear power plant is still experiencing major contamination issues nearly five years after the earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent meltdown. A new declassified report [...]

Stop Fukushima Freeways

By Staff, -

By Nuclear Information and Resource Service. The Stop Fukushima Freeways Campaign shows the perils of the massive and unnecessary radioactive waste transportation that would occur across the U.S. [...]

Radiation Detected In Groundwater At Peach Bottom Nuclear Plant

By Brett Sholtis, -

By Brett Sholtis in YDR - Radiation at levels above industry safety thresholds was detected in groundwater at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, according to an Exelon report to the Nuclear [...]

Kincardine Nuclear Waste Site Gets Federal Seal Of Approval

By John Spears Business and Lauren Pelley, -

Tabuns wasn’t surprised that the report was favourable towards the project. “I just haven’t found that the regulators have been sufficiently critical or skeptical in their thinking when [...]

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