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Necessity Defense in Fall River

The plot deepens. The necessity defense was used by Pilgrim nuclear power plant protestors around May of 2014. They were given a very sensitive hearing in Plymouth courthouse, then found guilty and sentenced to one day in jail — which they had already served. 192 more words

Boys Will Be Boys

Led once again by our fearless landlord leader, Sir Michael, this weekend marked our first overnight adventure outside the city of Kaohsiung. Drawn by the prospect of a swimmable beach, we decided to drive down to the southern tip of Taiwan, to a place known as Kenting. 934 more words

US Sent Thousands of Sailors to Help With Fukushima. Did Radiation Make Them Sick? | Mother Jones

The first time it occurred to James Jackson that there could be lasting damage from his US Navy service during Japan’s tsunami and nuclear disaster came when his eldest son, Darius, was diagnosed with leukemia. 61 more words

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Deal inked to develop nuclear power plant near Green River

SALT LAKE CITY — A deal has been signed to develop a planned nuclear power plant near Green River.

Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse Electric announced late Wednesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Blue Castle Holdings to develop the plant. 217 more words

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No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be | Vice

Last month, when the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced it would move forward with its plan to construct an “ice wall” around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s failed reactors, it seemed like a step backwards. 218 more words

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Chernobyl Disaster — 1986

Chernobyl Disaster — 1986
The nuclear power plant in Chernobyl melted down and blew up in 1986, one of the worst nuclear disasters in history. Locations near the area are still uninhabitable by humans. 6 more words

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Fukushima nuclear meltdown worse than initially reported - TEPCO

The meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s third reactor building was even worse than initially believed, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has announced.

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