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This week’s nuclear news

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Christina Macpherson’s websites & blogs

USA New study shows dramatic rise in cancers, infant mortality, near Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant.  Radiation -related cancers increase around Pilgrim Nuclear Plant  Lawmakers press for greater safety regulation for the nation’s collection of used nuclear fuel rods pools. NRC lists 21 reactors at risk from earthquakes  Citizens worry about the oversight of the decommissioning of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant.  USA follows Russia in  a massive nuclear weapons drill.  New Mexico nuclear waste facility likely to remain closed for years following radioactive leak. They think it was caused by kitty litter!

 Japan. How  a single anti nuclear tweet could land  a single mother in gaol. The harassment of Mari Takenouchi.Manga art depicts  the health effects of Fukushima radiation. And Japan’s government is not happy about this.  Firstlawsuit brought by a TEPCO worker over his exposure to nuclear  radiation

UK. It’s almost certain that the European Commission will find that the funding arrangements for Hinkley nuclear plant are illegal . Nuclear lobby launches a new public relations campaign – “Bringing Nuclear to Life”. 

Sweden New poll shows that the public is turning against nuclear power.

 Renewable energy. Solar panels are back on the White House  Obama launches renewable energy actions, and gets support from several corporations.  Huge solar array in operation in Florida.

Japan Assembly for Nuclear Free Renewable Energy is launched by two former Prime Ministers.


May 14, 2014 - Posted by | Christina's notes

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