Nuclear Power

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected an appeal to halt operations at the nearly two dozen reactors in the nation that have the same containment system as those at the ill-fated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors. The decision was posted (pdf) in the Federal Register on Friday. Watchdog group Beyond Nuclear filed the appeal in April...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Japanese prosecutors will not indict three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. (...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Iran denied on Saturday that it reached a deal with the U.S. to ship its extra...

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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...