World Nov 17, 2018

U.S. nuclear dump site managers: There was waste near ceiling collapse

Operations at the U.S. government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico resumed Friday as managers acknowledged there was radioactive waste in the area where a portion of the underground facility's ceiling collapsed earlier this week. The acknowledgement came a day after the U.S. Energy ...

National Sep 1, 2018

Fukushima water release into sea faces chorus of opposition

Citizens and environmental groups have expressed opposition to the idea of releasing into the ocean water tainted with tritium, a radioactive substance, from Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. "Long-term storage (of the tritium-containing water) is possible from ...