Nuclear Power

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Anonymous whistleblowers have reportedly raised the alarm over nuclear safety in Canada, with an open letter warning of underestimated hazards and undisclosed risks that could make the nation vulnerable to a Fukushima-style disaster. The letter, sent several weeks ago to Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) president Michael Binder, was...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant is located in Avila Beach along California's central coast. (Photo: Nuclear Regulatory Commission/cc/flickr)
A plan to shutter the last remaining nuclear power plant in California and...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The White House said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's historic trip to...

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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...