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March 28, 1979: Three Mile Island nuclear power plant disaster struck | Nukewatch

A Nukewatch-organized "Walk for a Nuclear-Free Future" 7-mile walk in 2011, from Kewaunee reactor site to Point Beach reactor site to commemorate Chernobyl & Fukushima disasters and promote renewable energy alternatives. Since, the Kewaunee reactor shut & is currently being decommissioned.

Dispatch from War Resister’s League: Never a better moment to hear from Nukewatch, War Resisters League’s longtime friends in anti-nuke struggle, as they continue resisting nuclear power: Greetings from Wisconsin, Nukewatch work to inform the public about nuclear dangers and resist those who perpetuate them in hopes that the terrible story that started at Three Mile Island will never be ...

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NRC freezes all U.S. nuclear reactor construction and operating licenses

Decision Follows 24 Groups’ June Petition in Wake of Major Waste Confidence Rule Decision;   Most Reactor Projects Already Stymied by Bad Economics and Cheaper Fuel Alternatives WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 7, 2012 – The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) acted today to put a hold on at least 19 final reactor licensing decisions – nine construction & operating licenses (COLS), ...

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Fukushima Report Blasts TEPCO’s On-Going Failures | Common Dreams

The operator of Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant is still stumbling in its handling of the disaster 16 months later, by dragging its feet in investigations and trying to understate the true damage at the complex, investigators said Monday. The Japanese government-appointed inquiry into the 3 Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdowns has raised doubts about whether other atomic plants are prepared ...

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Radiation Therapy: New Mexico has its own nuclear inspector problems | SFReporter

By Dave Maass One year ago, then-vice presidential nominee Joseph Biden predicted the Obama administration would face an international crisis “generated” specifically to test the new president’s mettle. That time has come. Iran disclosed this month the location of a new nuclear facility it had begun constructing in secret. On Oct. 25, International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors will get their ...

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Rep. Dennis Kucinich: If You Lived Downwind From This Power Plant, Would You Be Concerned? | The Huffington Post

If an airline pilot failed an annual exam, and the Federal Aviation Administration simply lowered its standards to allow that pilot to continue to fly, would you board the flight? If a surgeon failed a licensing exam, and the medical board simply lowered its standards and allowed the surgeon to continue to practice, would you look for another doctor? Davis-Besse, ...

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Fukushima and the Nuclear Pushers | Counterpunch

Karl Grossman, professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College of New York, concludes his article: With some very important exceptions, people have not adequately taken on the nuclear authorities. And we all must. The nuclear promoters have set up a corrupt system to enable them to get their way with their deadly technology. They have lied, they ...

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