Nuclear Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A nuclear reactor at New York's Indian Point power plant was forced to shut down Monday due to an "electrical disturbance," days after its operational license expired. Unit 3 was turned off around 7pm Monday and reportedly posed no threat to staff or the public. The shutdown took place just hours after dozens of anti-nuclear activists held a...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Radiation from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan has been detected...
Jon Queally, staff writer
If you think that life for a wild animal would be more horrendous and hazardous...

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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...