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  • No Fukushima radiation in tests off U.S. West Coast: scientists

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said on Tuesday.
  • New Mexico nuclear waste dump was cited for workplace violations

    (Reuters) - An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico that leaked radiation in February was cited by federal mine safety inspectors for dozens of workplace violations, almost all of which have been remedied, officials said Monday. Operations at the...

    US is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

    WASHINGTON America's nuclear power industry needs to do a better job of planning for rare but catastrophic events such as the Fukushima disaster in Japan, according to a panel of scientists asked by Congress to make recommendations for nuclear safety....

    Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plant

    Wild monkeys suffer low blood cell counts near Fukushima power plant
    Wild Japanese monkeys near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than similar monkeys who lived almost 200 miles away, according to biologists. In a paper published Thursday in Scientific Reports, researchers tested...

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster....