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  • Exclusive: India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

    India is offering to set up an insurance pool to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident, in a bid to unblock billions of dollars in trade held up by concerns over exposure to risk.
  • Prop plane pilots exposed to tanning-bed radiation levels

    By Kathryn Doyle Reuters Health - Flying for an hour at 30,000 feet exposes pilots to as much ultraviolet radiation as they would get from 20 minutes in a tanning bed, according to a new study. "We performed UV measurement at the pilot seats inside a...

    Fukushima officials ask for Olympic preliminary events

    The governor of Fukushima is urging Tokyo officials to spotlight his prefecture's recovery from a 2011 tsunami and nuclear accident by holding preliminary events for the 2020 Summer Olympics there. "We need to set a goal so that we can show how much...

    South Korea cancer victims bring class action against nuclear operator

    A group of South Korean thyroid cancer patients living near nuclear plants have filed the country's first class action suit against the operator, after an October court ruling in favor of a plaintiff claiming a link between radiation and the cancer.   ...

    Fukushima wants to host Olympic events in 2020

    Fukushima is keen to show it has fully recovered from the 2011 nuclear disaster by hosting some events for the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo. The governor of the northeastern prefecture held talks with his Tokyo counterpart on Tuesday to discuss the...