Articles tagged "nuclear power plant"

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Fukushima director warns Britain it may be next

In an interview with the Guardian, the man in charge of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has warned that a similar disaster could easily befall any of the world's nuclear power plants. Commenting on the United Kingdom's plans to build a

December 02, 2013

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Waterspout passes close to Obninsk nuclear power plant in Russia

A waterspout was recorded near Obninsk nuclear power plant in Russia on May 23, 2013. It caused minor damage to buildings in the area. Obninsk is located about 110 km southeast of Moscow. The nuclear power plant APS-1 Obninsk (Atomic Power Station 1

May 24, 2013

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New fault discovered near Diablo Canyon nuke power plant

An unknown seismic fault has been detected on the ocean floor a half-mile from Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The fault zone was detected more than two years ago by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey working with the

March 25, 2011

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Are we facing a new Chernobyl disaster?

Dangerously high doses of radiation have been detected in or near the compounds of the quake-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture. Japan's worsening nuclear crisis will now be compared to the Chernobyl disaster in the former Soviet...

March 16, 2011