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How Violence in Ukraine Could Lead to Nuclear Disaster

One big problem with the recent calls for a Western military role in the Ukraine conflict is the Chernobyl reactor, whose core exploded in 1986 and must be watched forever. The old sarcophagus that contains it must be replaced next year and cannot wait out a war.

Posted on Mar 21, 2015 READ MORE


Video Postcard Shows Ghostly Chernobyl Disaster City

Footage taken from a drone shows the eerie ruins of the abandoned Ukrainian city of Pripyat, the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Posted on Nov 28, 2014 READ MORE


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Vermont Yankee Joins the Tsunami of U.S. Reactor Shutdowns

In a huge victory for the grass-roots movement for a green-powered earth, Entergy has announced it will shut its Vermont Yankee reactor by the end of next year.

Posted on Aug 28, 2013 READ MORE



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Dr. Hansen, We Need You at Fukushima and Diablo Canyon

The sales pitch for new nuclear technologies is a dangerous diversion, like building an experimental garage while a raging radioactive fire forever contaminates our only home.

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 READ MORE



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Experts Fear Fukushima Leaks Sending Radioactive Water Into the Pacific

The radiation crisis at the melted-down Fukushima power plant is worsening as leaking tanks and underground water add new and critical problems that some fear are beyond the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s ability to handle.

Posted on Aug 25, 2013 READ MORE


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