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#Nuclear Plant

# nuclear-plant - Thursday 10 August, 2017

World War II bomb found at site of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant
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World War II bomb found at site of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

Aug 10th 2017, 9:22 AM 17,236 Views 28 Comments

A bomb disposal team has been sent in to make the scene safe.

# nuclear-plant - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk'
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Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk'

Feb 9th 2017, 1:18 PM 10,546 Views 62 Comments

Several people were injured but there was no radiation leak at the plant in Flamanville.

# nuclear-plant - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan
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'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:12 AM 8,133 Views 9 Comments

The powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake sparked fears of a repeat of the 2011 disaster.

# nuclear-plant - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns
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Calls for Sellafield to be closed down after investigation exposes safety concerns

Sep 6th 2016, 3:17 PM 13,157 Views 55 Comments

BBC Panorama found that radioactive materials have been stored in degrading plastic bottles.

# nuclear-plant - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Scores of people feared buried alive after second earthquake
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Scores of people feared buried alive after second earthquake

Apr 16th 2016, 11:39 AM 18,736 Views 5 Comments

Homes, roads and railway lines were swept away as hillsides collapsed.

# nuclear-plant - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation
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# Chernobyl Children International

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 9,517 Views 28 Comments

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.

# nuclear-plant - Monday 21 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Oct 21st 2013, 10:50 PM 15,922 Views 12 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a distressed teenager found outside the GPO, penalties for jobseekers and the merits of cannabis legalisation.

# nuclear-plant - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Fukushima leak upgraded to a "serious incident"
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Fukushima leak upgraded to a "serious incident"

Aug 28th 2013, 8:25 AM 5,792 Views 14 Comments

The nuclear regulator in Japan had originally given it a rating of Level 1, an ‘anomaly’.

# nuclear-plant - Monday 15 July, 2013

Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in
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Greenpeace activists arrested in France after nuclear plant break-in

Jul 15th 2013, 6:11 PM 3,238 Views 9 Comments

Activists hung banners reading “Tricastin: a nuclear accident” and “Francois Hollande: president of a catastrophe?”.

# nuclear-plant - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland
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Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

May 22nd 2013, 6:04 PM 6,783 Views 77 Comments

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

# nuclear-plant - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Sellafield nuclear waste warning
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Sellafield nuclear waste warning

Nov 7th 2012, 8:16 AM 8,761 Views 35 Comments

Operators failed to dispose of radioactive waste properly, as cost of decommissioning site rises, says watchdog.

# nuclear-plant - Saturday 12 November, 2011

In pictures: media take tour of Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear plant
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In pictures: media take tour of Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear plant

Nov 12th 2011, 9:16 AM 341 Views 4 Comments

The devastating scenes included twisted and overturned trucks and piles of rubble.

# nuclear-plant - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Japanese MP drinks water collected from Fukushima plant
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Japanese MP drinks water collected from Fukushima plant

Nov 1st 2011, 6:28 PM 621 Views 11 Comments

Yasuhiro Sonoda drank decontaminated water taken from a radioactive puddle in the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant during a news conference – to prove it was safe.

# nuclear-plant - Monday 12 September, 2011

# nuclear-plant - Friday 13 May, 2011

Power plants to be restarted by Japan as officials admit Fukushima meltdown
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Power plants to be restarted by Japan as officials admit Fukushima meltdown

May 13th 2011, 3:19 PM 920 Views 0 Comments

The move to restart power units at plants near to Fukushima come in a bid to meet electricity supply demand over the summer months.

# nuclear-plant - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Workers enter stricken Japanese nuclear plant for the first time
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Workers enter stricken Japanese nuclear plant for the first time

May 5th 2011, 9:24 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

The plant’s operator said workers were installing six ventilation machines today in an attempt to absorb radiation from the air inside the building.

# nuclear-plant - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Japan begins repair work on damaged nuclear reactors
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Japan begins repair work on damaged nuclear reactors

May 3rd 2011, 3:36 PM 448 Views 0 Comments

Workers are constructing systems around the crippled Fukushima plant in order to begin repairs – however officials have warned that it could take a year to get the plant fully under control.

# nuclear-plant - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Efforts to stabilise Japanese nuclear plant could take until June From TheJournal.ie
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Efforts to stabilise Japanese nuclear plant could take until June

# nuclear-plant - Monday 11 April, 2011

Japan rattled by new 6.6 aftershock From TheJournal.ie
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Japan rattled by new 6.6 aftershock

# nuclear-plant - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Radioactive water from Fukushima "not gushing into sea"
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Radioactive water from Fukushima "not gushing into sea"

Apr 6th 2011, 11:45 AM 405 Views 0 Comments

Authorities say they have plugged the crack which caused radioactive water to leak into the nearby sea at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

# nuclear-plant - Monday 4 April, 2011

Newspaper and sawdust being used to plug leak at Japanese nuclear power plant
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Newspaper and sawdust being used to plug leak at Japanese nuclear power plant

Apr 4th 2011, 8:58 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

There are more desperate attempts to plug the leaks of radioactive material with officials now saying they plan to release contaminated water into the sea.

# nuclear-plant - Friday 1 April, 2011

Review of Japanese radiation measurements ordered
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Review of Japanese radiation measurements ordered

Apr 1st 2011, 9:33 AM 289 Views 0 Comments

Latest figures show that radiation exceeding government safety limits has seeped into groundwater at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

# nuclear-plant - Monday 28 March, 2011

Prayers for Japan at US nuclear accident commemoration
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Prayers for Japan at US nuclear accident commemoration

Mar 28th 2011, 2:15 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

The disaster at Three Mile Island on this day in 1979 “taught plant operators many valuable lessons”.

Japan continues to struggle with contaminated water at nuclear complex
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Japan continues to struggle with contaminated water at nuclear complex

Mar 28th 2011, 7:41 AM 450 Views 0 Comments

As problems continue at the stricken nuclear complex, a fresh earthquake hit the country earlier today and prompted a tsunami warning.

# nuclear-plant - Monday 21 March, 2011

'No quick fix' at Fukushima nuclear plant
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'No quick fix' at Fukushima nuclear plant

Mar 21st 2011, 6:43 PM 507 Views 0 Comments

Restoring power to all six units at the Japanese power station is vital – but some of the cooling system’s key pumps now need to be replaced entirely.

# nuclear-plant - Sunday 13 March, 2011

Japan's meteorological agency says winds will carry radiation to sea
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Japan's meteorological agency says winds will carry radiation to sea

Mar 13th 2011, 3:24 PM 1,706 Views 0 Comments