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Poor Vermont Yankee’s troubles just won’t go away. Following the collapse of a cooling tower, a leaking coolant system, and the delivery of radioactive lead shielding, the troubled nuclear reactor has become the latest victim of the global economic me... Read more >
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Belarus News: Nuclear power project is fraught with «ordeals», expert says
‘The Belarusian government’s plans to build a nuclear power plant are fraught with “multiple troubles and ordeal... Read more >
Let’s round off the week again with some more amazing facts from the crazy world of nuclear energy…
• According to Nobel Prize nominee and physician Dr. Helen Caldicott, mutations of recessive genes caused by nuclear waste can take up to 20 generations... Read more >
Press Telegram: Doctor sounds alarm on risks of nuclear energy
‘Nuclear power is a grave public health danger, far worse than tobacco. Over time, it will induce epidemics of cancer, leukemia and genetic disease in all future generations from the massi... Read more >
Vermont Yankee is a lady who loves trouble. Last year part of one of the nuclear power plant’s cooling towers collapsed. At one point in July this year the reactor’s coolant system was leaking 60 gallons of water a minute. That leak was found to be ca... Read more >
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