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IAEA Endorses Global Nuclear Safety Plan

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations nuclear agency has endorsed a plan to help strengthen global nuclear safety in the wake of Japan’s Fukushima accident six months ago. The International Atomic Energy Agency approved the plan Thursday at its annual conference in Vienna , despite complaints from some members that the plan does not go far enough. The […]

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System to Filter Radioactive Water at Fukushima Proving Faulty

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says a system to decontaminate the radioactive water in the plant’s reactor buildings is not working as expected. Tokyo Electric Power Company says a newly installed U.S.-built device has reduced radioactive cesium in the water to one percent of the previous level. But that is […]