Nuclear Power

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Indian Point nuclear power facility in Buchanan, New York. (Photo: Nuclear Regulatory Commission/cc/flickr)
New York's " dangerously decrepit " Indian Point nuclear power plant will officially shut down by April 2021, according to an agreement reached this week between the state and Entergy utility company. A source "with direct knowledge of the deal" told the New York Times that one reactor will "cease operations by April 2020, while the other must be...
Common Dreams staff
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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.K. government agreed to limit what the operator and investors of the...

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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...