Nuclear Power

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Critics of nuclear energy are cheering a ruling by a Japanese court that blocks the restart of two reactors at a plant in western Japan. Australia's ABC reports that Local residents sought the injunction against Kansai Electric Power Company, arguing that restart plans underestimate earthquake risks, fail to meet tougher safety standards and lack...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
For the first time, a robot entered the highly radioactive primary containment...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Progressives in Washington, D.C. are pushing centrist Democrats in U.S...

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Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if testing shows they're safe, they'll be shipped to markets in Japan. While older people are said to be buying fish from the sea off Fukushima Prefecture, others don't want their kids or grandkids eating it...