Nuclear Power

Nika Knight, staff writer
A Westinghouse nuclear plant under construction near Waynesboro, Georgia.
Major nuclear power company Westinghouse, a U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Toshiba, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in a massive blow to the industry. The filing marked "a defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of the global nuclear power industry," wrote Greenpeace Japan in a statement . "Toshiba/Westinghouse is responsible...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that "all options," including a...
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...

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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...