As Fukushima Worsens, US Approves New Nukes

Despite reports this week that the Fukushima nuclear situation may be even worse than previously thought, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has given approval today for two combined licenses for two nuclear reactors in South Carolina, only the second time in the last three decades that new nuclear plants have been approved in the nation. read ... Full Story »

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Apr. 2, 2012

Radiation levels inside Fukushima’s reactor 2 have reached fatally high levels, and levels of water are far lower than previously thought, experts say today. The current radiation levels are so high that even robots cannot enter. —- The former nuclear industry senior vice-president says Westinghouse’s assumption of zero probability of reactor and/or spent fuel cooling failure “is a blatant manipulation of a safety code designed to protect public health and safety.”

This is a collection of links to articles dealing with Fukushima and the effects from the disaster. That includes misguided attempts to build new nuke plants in the US since the meltdown.

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