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Nuclear Power Plants Will Become America’s Extinction Level Event | Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show

…..Critical Analyses

According to Judy Haar, a recognized expert in nuclear plant failure analyses, when a nuclear power plant loses access to off-grid electricity, the event is referred to as a “station blackout” 1,185 more words

United States

Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’

The manager of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has admitted not having full control of the facility. Contrary to the statements of the Japanese PM, TEPCO’s Akira Ono said attempts to plug the leaks of radioactive water had failed. 498 more words

WORLD NEWS

The Akkuyu Nuclear Plant: What Exactly is Going On?

In early April, Rosatom allocated $1.39 billion for the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant to the project company Akkuyu NPP JSC (AKKUYU NGS ELEKTRIK ÜRETIM ANONIM ŞIRKETI). 2,549 more words

Radioactive Roadtrip: Keeping Calm in Chernobyl

 

It was the early hours of April 26th, 1986. The small city of Pripyat situated in what was then the Soviet Union had switched off their nuclear-power-run bedroom lights and families slept in complete peace, unaware of the one-time shutdown routine maintenance on reactor number 4, one of the four reactors of the nuclear power plant nearby. 475 more words

Europe

Nuclear Energy Connecting industries - enhancing Plantautomation

Over the years countries all over the world are exploring for the alternate source of energy besides thermal and hydro power.  Consequently, they have been successful also in the form of coming up with alternate source such as wind energy, tidal power and solar energy. 410 more words

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Japanese families return to #Fukushima - Japan still reliant on imported fuel - two annotated infographics

For the first time since Japan’s nuclear disaster three years ago, authorities are allowing residents to return to live in their homes within part of the 20km no-go zone around the Fukushima plant. 93 more words

Technology

NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Monticello Safety

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) — Officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting Monday night to discuss its latest safety review for Xcel Energy’s nuclear power plant in Monticello. 120 more words

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