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Malaysian photographer entered Fukushima radiation zone

Keow Wee Loong, who lives in Bangkok, claims that he snuck through the forest to avoid the police, so he could visit empty stores and houses frozen in time after residents fled the area when a nuclear power plant was hit by a tsunami following a magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11, 2011.

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REFRESH -- SATAN’s Code: The Early Years of Accident Models

Thomas Wellock
Historian

When the first mass-produced computers hit the stage in the 1950s, nuclear engineers saw the opportunity to use them to help run accident scenarios. 443 more words

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California Land Officials Sign Off On Closing Nuclear Plant

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state’s last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facility many years earlier than its operators had previously sought. 577 more words

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Ontario Power Generation awards Darlington contract to SNC-Lavalin, Aecon Group

TORONTO – Ontario Power Generation has awarded two more contracts for refurbishment work at the Darlington nuclear power plant to a joint venture formed by SNC-Lavalin and the Aecon Group. 136 more words

Canada

Wave goodbye to California’s last nuclear plant

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

California’s biggest electric utility announced a… 435 more words

Climate & Energy

NRC Issues Comprehensive Inspection Report on Arkansas Nuclear One

Victor Dricks
Senior Public Affairs Officer
Region IV

The NRC has just issued a lengthy report documenting the results of a comprehensive inspection conducted earlier this year at… 743 more words

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Environmental Group Wants Indian Point Nuclear Plant Shut Down Over Loose Bolts

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A major environmental group is asking for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant over safety concerns.

As CBS2’s Lou Young reported, the international environmental protection group Friends of the Earth is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to put the Buchanan, Westchester County power plant on ice – until someone can specify… 376 more words

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