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2014-03-03 23:22:09

Westinghouse Electric Company announced that it has successfully completed the installation of a fully passive containment filtered venting system at the Nuklearna Elektrarna Krško Nuclear Power Plant located in Slovenia. This system enhances safety in the area of severe accident management and was required by the Slovenian Nuclear Safety Administration following the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station accident in Japan. Brussels (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Westinghouse...

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2014-02-27 06:45:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Radioactive cesium isotopes from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant — severely damaged in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake — have made their way to the waters just off the coast of Canada. The announcement was made at the annual American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu this week, but the scientists noted that the concentrations of the two isotopes were still well below safe drinking levels, reports Brooks...

2014-02-26 23:25:18

Thomas Edison State College, a national leader in providing collegiate programs for professionals in the nuclear industry, has partnered with the prominent radiation protection firm Dade Moeller to develop an online, noncredit course in radiation safety training. Richland, Wash. and Trenton, N.J. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Thomas Edison State College, a national leader in providing collegiate programs for professionals in the nuclear industry, has partnered with the prominent radiation...

2014-02-25 23:02:15

The Moral Courage Safety Awards are presented annually to promote and foster a positive safety culture in the rotorcraft industry by recognizing those individuals and organizations that make sometimes difficult operational decisions based on continued safe operations. Mr. D Smith, ISSP President and founder of the award, was the presenter for the 2014 selectees today at the annual Heli-Expo, held in Anaheim CA this year. Annaheim CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Sometimes choosing the safest...

Fukushima Radiation May Be Lurking In West Coast Kelp Forests
2014-02-05 04:35:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With radiation-tainted waters from the Fukushima nuclear disaster expected to wash up on American shores this year, California scientists are taking steps to monitor West Coast waters for radioactivity. According to a U-T San Diego report, researchers from San Diego State University will begin testing kelp beds off the coast of California for radiation levels. The San Diego scientists said hazardous radioisotopes cesium-134 and...

2014-01-08 12:22:20

Groups Seek Public Debate: 237 Signers in US From 46 States Plus D.C.; 74 International Signers Include Those in Japan Dealing With Fukushima Reactor Disaster. BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three of his academic colleagues, they take strong exception to the notion that nuclear power is the...

2013-11-27 23:03:50

Location-Based App Delivers Potentially Life-Saving Information To Citizens Within Emergency Planning Zones In The Event Of A Nuclear Disaster Nashua, NH (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 On November 21, state and local public safety agencies in Massachusetts conducted tests of the 112 Prompt Alert and Notification System sirens located within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. The United States nuclear regulatory commission license reactors to...

2013-11-18 23:22:09

Take Your Compliance to the Next Level and Stay Competitive in an Increasingly International Nuclear Industry Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Infocast, the industry-leading conference and event producer, is organizing the Nuclear Export Controls Summit on January 14 - 16, 2014 at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington, D.C. Regulators and experienced nuclear industry experts will gather to take part in the three-day, information-packed event. Even as a surge in...


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