Latest Nuclear safety Stories
Based on recent findings, researchers believe that radiation stemming from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster may eventually lead to anywhere from 15 to 1,3000 deaths, with 24 to 2,500 due to cancer, in the country.
The international Laboratory Safety Culture Survey will gather data on researchers’ safety practices and attitudes; information to provide guidance for future safety policies and procedures.
A Japanese government panel warned that there could be power outages this summer if three Japanese utilities do not get much needed energy from nuclear reactors that have been on shutdown since the Fukushima crisis more than a year ago.
For the first time in four decades, Japan will be without nuclear power, as the last of its 50 reactors was shut down Saturday.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).