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2011-03-17 10:28:00

Visit ReadyPA.org for Tips to Prepare For Variety of Emergencies HARRISBURG, Pa., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the state departments of Environmental Protection and Health are working with federal partners to monitor the situation at Japan's damaged nuclear reactors. "We receive regular updates from federal agencies that are working closely with the Japanese authorities," said PEMA Director Glenn M.

2011-03-16 11:20:00

VICTORIA, Texas, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Blackburn of TSEP today made the following statement: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110316/DA66342) Good morning. I am Jim Blackburn and I am here representing Texans for a Sound Energy Policy or TSEP.

2008-07-23 03:00:53

By Wayne Madsen America's twin crises of skyrocketing energy costs and catastrophic climate-change effects shouldn't be a convenient excuse to push nuclear power as a viable replacement for coal, oil and natural gas power-generating plants.

2008-07-20 12:00:37

For many years, Americans have been afraid of nuclear power. Someone only needs to say the word "nuclear" and people get visions of mushroom clouds in their heads.

2008-07-17 09:01:11

WASHINGTON _ America's twin crises of sky-rocketing energy costs and catastrophic climate change effects shouldn't be a convenient excuse to push nuclear power as a viable replacement for coal, oil and natural gas power-generating plants.

2006-04-11 14:55:00

PARIS (Reuters) - Countries will better cope with fallout from nuclear accidents or radiological terrorist attack if they learn from the Chernobyl disaster and involve local people in dealing with the aftermath, a study said on Tuesday.

2005-09-05 09:39:07

By Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) - The number of people killed by radiation as a result of the Chernobyl disaster, the world's worst nuclear accident, is so far 56, far lower than previously thought, the U.N. said on Monday. A report compiled by the Chernobyl Forum, which includes eight U.N.


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