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WIPP Troubles PDF Print E-mail
Nuclear Energy News

Only US Nuclear Weapons Waste Storage Site Still Closed and Hot

By William Boardman, Reader Supported News
22 April 14
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obody’s ever tried to fix an underground radiation accident before
More than two months after Plutonium and Americium leaked from the supposedly leak-proof underground nuclear weapons waste storage facility in Carlsbad, New Mexico, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) still does not know what caused the leak almost half a mile underground, but on April 17, an exploration crew found increasing radiation levels before retreating to safety. DOE plans to send more teams, or robots, into the storage area to find the source of the radioactive contamination.
Read more: WIPP Troubles
 
A Zombie Forest PDF Print E-mail
Nuclear Energy News

Decay takes a holiday: the wickedness beneath the “Chernobyl wild paradise” myth and the rotten implications for ecosystems and radiation science

Zombie forest?

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April 26, 2014 will mark 28 years since the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded causing an unprecedented nuclear catastrophe. In a creepy revelation, the forests around Chernobyl are having difficulty decomposing.

You can read the full article by clicking on the title.

 
As sardines go, so goes the Pacific PDF Print E-mail
Japanese Update

Jeff Rense and Yoiche Shimatsu have an interesting discussion about possible man-made causes for the disappearance of sardines and the impact that has on all life in the Pacific Ocean.

Note, the discussion takes an odd turn at the 13 minute mark that they don't develop as well as they might have, but the earlier part of the conversation merits a listen.

Additional note, there are some disturbing images in the video.

Read more: As sardines go, so goes the Pacific
 
A quick look at Fukushima's fallout PDF Print E-mail
Japanese Update

In dealing with the consquences of the ongoing problem with Fukushima, it is difficult to grasp the situaion completely as there is so little information and much misinformation.  This video tries to collect some of the questions in one place:

 

Read more: A quick look at Fukushima's fallout
 
Radiation Levels Rise PDF Print E-mail
Japanese Update

Health Officials: ‘No Concern’ Over 500% Increase In Radiation Levels On Cali. Beach

Health officials in California are attempting to brush off public concern after a viral Youtube video showed a large increase in radiation levels on a Coastside beach last week.

The video, which has garnered nearly half a million views, shows radiation levels over five times above the normal background level, prompting fears over the ongoing Fukushima disaster.

Read more: http://www.storyleak.com/california-health-officials-concern-500-increase-radation-levels/#ixzz2pimwNuV2
 
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