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Nebraska Nuclear Plant at Level 4, 3, 2, 1 Emergency

The Fort Calhoun, Nebraska, Nuclear power plant is going down fast due to massive flooding. The Omaha Public Power District has declared a Notification of Unusual Event (NOUE). The FAA has issued the following directive, shutting down airspace over the plant: FDC 1/6523 ZMP FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS FORT CALHOUN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT BLAIR,NE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PURSUANT TO 14 CFR...
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Hawaii Monitoring Stations Detect Spike in Fukushima Radiation

Hawaii Monitoring Stations Detect Spike in Fukushima Radiation

Early Friday morning (June 10, 2011), at about 3:00 A.M. local time, one of our new Monitoring Stations in Hawaii broadcast a Radiation Alert over the network, reaching a sustained level of over 100 CPM (Counts per Minute) for a period of about 15 minutes, peaking as high as 141 CPM at one point. ...
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Arnie Gundersen Interview: Protecting Yourself If The Situation Worsens

Part 1 | Part 2 Download/play interview here. Interview continues: Chris Martenson: So yes, I am interested in personally, now much more than I used to be, I think in really thinking these issues through. So the first thing is here is where I’d like to start because here is where a huge source of confusion lies – and...
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Arnie Gundersen Interview: The Dangers of Fukushima Are Worse and Longer-lived Than We Think (pt 2)

Continued from Part 1 Chris Martenson: Right and so you mentioned Unit 4 then, also being at risk for this. I thought that unit four, the core was out and that they have some water back in the pool. What is the concern with unit four at this point? Arnie Gundersen: You are absolutely right and...
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TEPCO Reports Explosion at Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Did the Reactor 4 Fuel Pool Collapse?

TEPCO Reports Explosion at Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Did the Reactor 4 Fuel Pool Collapse?

TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) has reported an explosion at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. There were no reported injuries or spikes in radioactivity around the plant. Dow Jones Newswires reports that, The explosion was heard around 0530 GMT as wreckage was being removed by remotely controlled heavy machinery on the southern side of the...
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