Chernobyl Disaster

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The Nuclear Tourist An unforeseen legacy of the Chernobyl meltdown

The Nuclear TouristAn unforeseen legacy of the Chernobyl meltdown http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/nuclear-tourism/johnson-text ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Experts from 11 countries attending radiological protection seminar in Gomel

(BelTA) – Twenty three experts from 11 countries are taking part in the international seminar on radiological protection that is taking place in Gomel on 15-19 September. The seminar was organized by the Nuclear Protection Evaluation Center (CEPN) of ... [Published Belta - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

French expert: Nuclear safety is of paramount importance for Belarus

(BelTA) – Maintaining nuclear and radiation safety during the construction and operation of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is of paramount importance for Belarus, Director of the Nuclear Protection Evaluation Center (CEPN) of France Jacques Lochard ... [Published Belta - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

National Geographic: An unforeseen legacy of the Chernobyl meltdown

A view of a radioactive sign near a shelter and containment area built over the destroyed 4th block of Chernobyl's old nuclear power plant on Aug. 25, 2013.© AFPThey say that five sieverts of radiation is enough to kill you, so I was curious to see the ... [Published KPNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

These inscrutable Japanese

Saturday, September 13, 2014From Print EditionIn March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan suffered a catastrophic meltdown as a result of the tsunami that hit the east coast of the country. The disaster was the worst nuclear disaster since ... [Published The News International - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Concert for children’s charity

First published in Regional News by ST Peter’s Church in Inkberrow will once again be the venue for an ambitious orchestral concert in aid of the child victims of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.Jenny Powis has for the twelfth successive year ... [Published Ludlow Advertiser - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Modest missionaries must be remembered by all

A Different View with Dave O’ConnellWe have exported our brightest and our best for as long as we’ve recorded our history – but you could argue that none have left a greater positive footprint on the planet than our missionaries through the ages.And at ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Japan plans to reopen first nuclear plant since 2011 tsunami

KAGOSHIMA PREFECTURE, JAPAN (APTN/CBS) - A Japanese nuclear plant obtained clearance on Wednesday from regulators to proceed with remodeling, becoming the first nuclear facility in the country to meet new criteria imposed after the 2011 Fukushima dis ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Japan nuclear reactors get formal safety clearance

TOKYO, Sept 10 (KUNA) -- Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on Wednesday gave formal approval for two reactors at a nuclear plant the country's south to restart.The decision paves the way for Kyushu Electric Power Co's Sendai nuclear plant, about ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

NEXT STOP UKRAINE

By Charlie HoldingPosted On » September 10 - 16, 2014 (Volume:12 / Issue 89)JAPANESE Ambassador to Bahrain, Shigeki Sumi, is preparing for one of the world’s toughest diplomatic assignments in battle-scarred Ukraine and hopes to spread the warmth and ... [Published Gulf Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Thyroid cancer now suspected in 104 youths from Fukushima; government denies link to radiation

by David Gutierrez, staff writer(NaturalNews) The latest health report from Fukushima Prefecture counts 104 young people with confirmed or suspected thyroid cancer, suggesting a dramatically higher than normal rate. Because nuclear disasters release large ... [Published Natural News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 3 reports

Radioactive boars reportedly roam Germany's forests

Radioactive wild boars are reportedly roaming the forests of Germany, some giving off such high levels of radiation that they’re unfit for human consumption nearly three decades after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine.The Telegraph reports that ... [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 02 2014]

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"It is my belief that insurers could do more. We could provide cost effective, materially higher financial support for the nuclear industry, reducing the burden of accident costs that currently falls to governments and taxpayers, and thus improving the industry's image" he said
...Today at the TitanTitan Missile Museum near Tucson, visitors can descend into a decommissioned silo and even arrange to spend the night. "What was it like for Titan II crew members to sleep underground only a few feet away from the largest missile ever made by the United States? Now you can find out!"
...the U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, this was the worst nuclear accident in U S history, yet the amount of radiation released was "small" and had "no detectable health effects on plant workers or the public." After the accident, many sweeping regulations were put inin place to make sure such an accident never repeated itself...
Round and round the California Drought goes -- just where it will Stop, Does anybody know? —by jamess : "U SS Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels. Decades after the threat of extinction led to them being protected from whalers, there are now about 2,200 blue whales off the West Coast, according to a new study. That's roughly 97 percent of historical levels, say researchers at the University of Washington who call their findings a conservation success story. 'This is the only population of blue whales known to have recovered from whaling,' according to a university news release, 'blue whales as a species having been hunted nearly to extinction.'"

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The Nuclear Tourist An unforeseen legacy of the... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 7 hours ago]
Experts from 11 countries attending radiologica... [Published Belta - 12 hours ago]
Insurers can help improve the image of nuclear [Published World Nuclear News - 13 hours ago]
French expert: Nuclear safety is of paramount i... [Published Belta - 14 hours ago]
Lukashenko invites WB to increase financing of ... [Published Belta - 19 hours ago]
Ukraine wants to turn away from Russian nuke fu... [Published Bellona Foundation - Sep 15 2014]
A Guide to Nuclear Sites [Published National Geographic - Sep 15 2014]
National Geographic: An unforeseen legacy of th... [Published KPNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
Why the Safest Form of Power Is Also the Most F... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 14 2014]
These inscrutable Japanese [Published The News International - Sep 13 2014]
Pray to a defined Christian God — Kennewick cit... [Published seattlepi.com - Sep 13 2014]
Looking for light [Published Al Ahram - Sep 12 2014]
The Biggest Threat Dirty Bombs Pose is Panic [Published Forbes.com - Sep 11 2014]
Concert for children’s charity [Published Ludlow Advertiser - Sep 11 2014]
Modest missionaries must be remembered by all [Published Connaught Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
Spotlight on green news & views: What comes aft... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 11 2014]
Japan plans to reopen first nuclear plant since... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Sep 10 2014]
Music Helps The Victims of Chernobyl. [Published Bromsgrove Advertiser - Sep 10 2014]
Here's what Congress' environmental record coul... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
Japan nuclear reactors get formal safety clearance [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 10 2014]
NEXT STOP UKRAINE [Published Gulf Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
Ukrainian children enjoy a Surrey summer holida... [Published Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser - Sep 10 2014]
Thyroid cancer now suspected in 104 youths from... [Published Natural News - Sep 10 2014]
Ecodefense group says it will appeal fine for n... [Published Bellona Foundation - Sep 10 2014]
Chernobyl kids drop in at Alloa's D’nisi [Published Alloa & Hillfoots Advertiser - Sep 09 2014]
Japan Considers Building Offshore Power Plant A... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 09 2014]
Celebrating Innovative Design With MODA's 25th ... [Published Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles - Sep 08 2014]
Lonely Together and Darling at Dance Umbrella [Published Artslink.co.za - Sep 08 2014]
Is Multitasking Dangerous to Your Health? [Published ThirdAge - Sep 08 2014]
37 lies Americans tell themselves to avoid conf... [Published Natural News - Sep 07 2014]
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The Nuclear Tourist An unforeseen legacy of the... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 7 hours ago]
The Nuclear TouristAn unforeseen legacy of the Chernobyl meltdown http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/nuclear-tourism/johnson-text ...
The Week In Numbers: Radioactive Boar, Homemade... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 05 2014]
Tanks participating in the China-based anti-terrorist exercise.sina.com 7000:  Number of Chinese, Russian, Kyrgyzstani, and Kazakh troops deployed for Peace Mission 2014 . 7:  Hours an average toddler spends in front of a television every day. ...
Radioactive Boars Still Found in Germany Decade... [Published Mashable! - Sep 04 2014]
Nearly three decades after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, one in three wild boars in Germany are still too radioactive for humans to consume, studies show. See also: 11 Shocking Google Earth Before-and-After Photos Officials in Saxony, a ...
German Boars Are Too Radioactive To Eat [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 03 2014]
Wild Boar Flickr CC by 2.0 In Germany, boar meat is considered a delicacy, consumed in various forms such as salami and boar leg. But now, German restaurant-goers may want to rethink ordering boar the next time they dine out (and it’s not because ...
A worrying factor in Ukraine’s chaos: Fifteen n... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 03 2014]
WASHINGTON — As Ukraine looks like a country teetering on the edge of war, there’s an important factor to keep an eye on: The country’s 15 nuclear reactors. “There haven’t been many conflicts in states with nuclear power facilities in the past, so we’re ...
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