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US regulators weaken nuclear safety rules

Federal regulators have been working closely with the nuclear power industry to keep the nation’s aging reactors operating within safety standards by repeatedly weakening those standards, or simply failing to enforce them, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. (more…)

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Fukushima: It's much worse than you think

US nuclear expert: “We are finding hot spots further away than we had from Chernobyl, and the amount of radiation in many of them was the amount that caused areas to be declared no-man’s-land for Chernobyl. We are seeing square kilometres being found 60 to 70 kilometres away from the reactor. You can’t clean all […]

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Socialist arguments for nuclear power

Climate and Capitalism has frequently published articles by greens and socialists arguing that nuclear power is innately dangerous and must be stopped. Below, two veteran socialists argue that the anti-nuke position is based on “fear and fantasy,” and that only nuclear power can meet society’s energy needs. (more…)

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