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Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters
World

Fukushima plant failed to probe cause of faulty filters

TOKYO (AP) — Officials at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant have acknowledged they neglected to investigate the cause of…
UN team: Unclear if Fukushima cleanup can finish by 2051
World

UN team: Unclear if Fukushima cleanup can finish by 2051

TOKYO (AP) — Too little is known about melted fuel inside damaged reactors at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant,…
35 years on, Chernobyl warns and inspires
World

35 years on, Chernobyl warns and inspires

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The vast and empty Chernobyl Exclusion Zone around the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident…
Pope urges fresh help for Fukushima victims on Japan trip
World

Pope urges fresh help for Fukushima victims on Japan trip

Pope Francis called Monday for renewed efforts to help victims of Japan’s 2011 “triple disaster” of earthquake, tsunami and the…
EMA head: Egypt not at risk from Russia nuclear explosion
Egypt

EMA head: Egypt not at risk from Russia nuclear explosion

The Chairman of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) Ahmed Abdel Aal said that Egypt is far from the path of…
Chernobyl is symbol of shaky EU-Ukraine ties
World

Chernobyl is symbol of shaky EU-Ukraine ties

Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant blew up exactly 30 years ago. Since April 26, 1986, European peers have poured millions…
Chernobyl nuclear disaster – 29 years later
World

Chernobyl nuclear disaster – 29 years later

According to the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES), only two accidents in history can be classified as level…
Fukushima fallout worse than suspected
Environment

Fukushima fallout worse than suspected

The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much radioactive substance into the atmosphere as Japanese authorities estimated. A preliminary report…
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