Nuclear Power

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Federal regulators observe Vogtle Unit 3
"The commission has failed Georgia's hard-working families and businesses today by choosing to be lapdogs for Georgia Power instead of watchdogs for the people of Georgia."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
wind turbine
Republican lawmakers propose drilling for oil on protected lands, offering tax...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Kremlin admits detecting increased radioactivity but denies that Mayak plant,...


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...