Japan sat on U.S. radiation maps showing immediate fallout from nuclear crisis

ShareThis Japan sat on U.S. radiation maps showing immediate fallout from nuclear crisis 19 Jun 2012 The government failed to make use of detailed U.S. maps showing how radiation spread shortly after the Fukushima nuclear crisis began [March 2011], sources familiar with the matter revealed Monday. The sources said the maps were neither publicized nor […]

Japan Moves Closer to Restart of Nuclear Plant

ShareThis Japan Moves Closer to Restart of Nuclear Plant 01 Jun 2012 Japan’s prime minister has said he may order the restart of one of the nation’s idled nuclear plants as early as next week, as local leaders around the plant on Thursday signaled their willingness to drop opposition to the restart. Prime Minister Yoshihiko […]

Federal regulators say Ohio nuclear reactor safe despite not knowing cause of concrete cracks

ShareThis Federal regulators say Ohio nuclear reactor safe despite not knowing cause of concrete cracks 05 Jan 2012 Federal inspectors are convinced that a nuclear reactor along Lake Erie is safe to operate even though they said Thursday it is not clear why small cracks appeared in a concrete shell that protects the plant. The […]

TVA nuclear plant under investigation after tritium found in water

ShareThis TVA nuclear plant under investigation after tritium found in water 21 Dec 2011 Hamilton County, TN – The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Sequoyah Nuclear Plant is under investigation after a ‘small’ amount of tritium was found in the ground water. TVA Spokesman Ray Golden says tests found 23,000 picocuries of tritium in one of the […]