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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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‘Irreparable’ safety issues: All US nuclear reactors should be replaced, ‘Band-Aids’ won’t help | RT USA

All 104 nuclear reactors currently operational in the US have irreparable safety issues and should be taken out of commission and replaced, former chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory B. Jaczko said. The comments, made during the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference, are “highly unusual” for a current or former member of the safety commission, according to The ...

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South Korea shuts nuclear reactors over unapproved parts | BBC News

South Korea has shut down two nuclear reactors after it was revealed that some parts used had not been properly vetted, an official says. Knowledge Economy Minister Hong Suk-woo said these were “non-core” parts and were not a safety threat. They included fuses, cooling fans and power switches that did not have the required nuclear industry certificates. For more on ...

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