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Chernobyl Radiation Levels Rise After Russian Invasion

Chernobyl Radiation Levels Rise After Russian Invasion

Radiation at the Chernobyl nuclear plant spiked above control levels, Ukraine warned on Friday. The announcement came the day after Russian forces captured the infamous plant on Thursday during the country’s invasion of Ukraine, Reuters reported Thursday.  “The control levels of gamma radiation dose rate in the Exclusion zone were exceeded,” the State Nuclear Regulatory […]

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    Legacy of Lies and Cover-Ups Leaves Nuclear Energy Revival Elusive

    Legacy of Lies and Cover-Ups Leaves Nuclear Energy Revival Elusive

    By Paul Brown There have been three well-documented major nuclear accidents in the last 60 years, each one accompanied by official lies and cover-ups. There have been other less well-known serious accidents that have been so effectively hushed up that decades later there are only the sketchiest details available. The legacy of these disasters is […]

    Chernobyl Could Become World’s Largest Solar Farm

    Chernobyl Could Become World’s Largest Solar Farm

    Three decades after the worst nuclear power plant catastrophe in history, a site in Chernobyl is being reimagined as a solar energy farm—one that would be the world’s largest once built. Thirty years after the nuclear disaster Greenpeace revisits the site and the Unit 4 with the New Safe Confinement (NSC or New Shelter). Denis […]

    San Onofre Is Dead and So Is Nuclear Power

    San Onofre Is Dead and So Is Nuclear Power

    Harvey Wasserman From his California beach house at San Clemente, Richard Nixon once watched three reactors rise at nearby San Onofre. As of today all three are permanently shut. It’s a monumental victory for grassroots activism. It marks an epic transition in how we get our energy. In the thick of the 1970s Arab oil […]