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The Fukushima Disaster: Nightmare Scenario.

Recently released data from Tokyo Electric Power Company about the Fukushima Dai-Ichi disaster paints a grim picture of a narrowly missed catastrophe. Global Post reports that Tepco has released information showing that nuclear fuel in its plasma state was within centimeters of escaping its steel outer casing and into the environment. It is believed that […]

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Explosion at French Marcoule nuclear plant.

One person has been killed and four others injured at a fire at a nuclear waste site in France. A security cordon has been set up around the perimeter of the reprocessing plant where plutonium used for nuclear weapons is reprocessed into fuel for nuclear reactors. Because of this there is no danger of a […]

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