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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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Japanese monkeys' abnormal blood linked to Fukushima disaster – study | The Guardian

Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fall-out from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, according to a new scientific study that may help increase the understanding of radiation on human health. 41 more words

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Last stop before Antarctica, welcome to Cape Town!

Yesterday I took a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town, the deepest south point of Africa! I travelled with Flymango from Lanseria airport… 314 more words

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Potassium Iodide Tablets in Case of Nuclear Emergency Set to Expire

If you live or work within 10 miles of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant you are eligible to receive Potassium Iodide (KI) tablets.

In 2008, Calvert County Health Department (CCHD) distributed KI tablets that had an expiration date of February 2014.  252 more words

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