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Niger's Security on Uranium Shipments Under Scrutiny

Libya Nuclear Program May Have Received Outside Aid

Nuclear Test Band Treaty Ratified by Libya

IAEA to Oversee Libya's Disarmament


High radiation levels found in giant clams of Marshall Islands near U.S. nuclear dump

Nuclear option: US critics balk at Canadian plan to bury radioactive waste near Lake Huron

Truck Carrying Nuclear Waste Stolen In Mexico: IAEA

U.S. Sailor Dies in Nuclear Submarine Accident

Asia Pacific

Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant

South Korea detects radioactive gas from North Korea bomb test

Satellite picks up activity at North Korea plutonium lab

Japan fires up second reactor since Fukushima disaster

Japan set to restart nuclear reactor, first since Fukushima crisis

'High level' of radiation detected in Tokyo park

Japanese nuclear plant clears safety hurdle

Fukushima: Three years later

The Fukushima Effect: Insidious Radiation Impact

Japan nuclear regulator gives first plant security clearance since Fukushima

Hiroshima atomic bomb attraction more popular than ever

North Korea Restarted Yongbyon Nuclear Facility, American Group Says Based On Satellite Images

Fukushima Leak Is An 'Emergency,' Watchdog Official Says

Defiant North Korea Detonates Third Nuclear Explosion

Cracks at South Korean nuclear plant raise fresh safety concerns

Demonstrators Call For 'Nuclear Extermination Of Japanese Wild Dogs'

Japan stresses cost of ending nuclear power as decision looms

North Korea 'places dome' on light water reactor

Japan marks Hiroshima bombing amid anti-nuclear calls

Satellite imagery shows ramped-up work at North Korea reactor

Japan ignores protests to resume nuclear power

Japanese PM says no choice but nuclear

Japan PM says two reactors must restart for "survival of society"

Japanese more opposed to nuclear power a year after tsunami

A Silent Majority Speaks.... For the first time in half a century, Japan is without nuclear power

Beijing Says its Reactors are Safe

Japanese Man Certified as Double A-Bomb Victim

Japanese Nuclear Plant Worker Exposed to Radiation

Radioactive Leak Discovered at Japanese Nuclear Plant

Radiation Leak Discovered in South Korea Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Medicine Expert Sentenced in Radiation Poison Case

North Korea Watches Libya's Nuclear Arms Crisis

North Korea to Resume Nuclear Debate

Nuclear Talks Held by North Korea and U.S.

North Korea Keeps the World Guessing

North Korea Willing to Freeze Nuclear Reactor

North Korea Downplays Nuclear Program Threat

Nuclear Plants Safe Following Quake

Time Advantage for North Korea in Nuclear Crisis

Japanese Nuclear Power Station Shut Down

Nuclear plant Accident Worries Japanese Officials


Chernobyl shocker as fungi that eats radiation found inside nuclear reactor

Chernobyl vodka: Scientists create booze from disaster's exclusion zone

Decades after nuclear disaster, tourism is booming in Chernobyl

Was British scientist who first linked Russia to Litvinenko’s assassination another victim of Kremlin killers?

Turning DOWN radiation levels during normal radiotherapy treatment sparks a 'seek and destroy' mission by body's immune system to target cancer cells

A spa where patients bathe in radioactive water

The History Hour: The Posioning of Litvinenko

New hostel opens in the most radioactive place on the planet

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE? Dangerous radioactive particles have been detected across Europe and no-one knows where they came from

Reactor shut down after nuclear plant explosion

Reindeer Are Still Very Radioactive 30 Years After Chernobyl

Norway Nuclear Reactor Leaks Radioactive Iodine: Officials

It's hot: Chernobyl now a tourist zone

Brussels suspects linked to nuclear facility plot

Belgium Evacuates Nuclear Power Plant As Panic Spreads After Attacks

Chernobyl disaster: Exclusion zone around plant has become wildlife haven 'on par with nature reserves'

Chernobyl’s arch completed

Drone with radioactive material found on Japanese Prime Minister's
office roof

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

Moldova police arrest 'uranium-smuggling gang'

Accident Occurred At Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant, But Poses No Danger: Govt

Chernobyl: The Catastrophe that Never Ended

Alexander Litvinenko death: UK announces public inquiry

Secret Soviet death rays. Yetis. Aliens. Just waht did slaughter nine hikers on Siberia's Death Mountain in 1959?

UK's Sellafield Nuclear Reprocessing Plant partly closed after 'above normal' radiation

Under U.S.-Russia Partnership, Final Shipment of Fuel Converted From 20,000 Russian Nuclear Warheads Arrives in United States and Will Be Used for U.S. Electricity

Major biological discovery…inside the Chernobyl reactor??

Wave of jellyfish clogs up Swedish nuclear reactor, shuts it down

After Chernobyl, complexity surrounds local health problems

Alexander Litvinenko Poisoning: Public Inquiry Rejected By Government

Call For Public Inquiry Into Alexander Litvinenko Death

Asos Withdraws 'Radioactive' Peplum Leather Belts

The 27th Anniversary of Chernobyl in Pictures

Sensitive Alexander Litvinenko Inquest Evidence Will Be Heard In Secret

Litvinenko Inquest: Britain And Russia 'Conspiring To Cover Up' Details Of Former KGB Spy's Death

No radiation threat after roof collapse at Chernobyl nuclear plant: Ukrainian officials

Will France Give Up Its Role as a Nuclear Powerhouse?

German coal power revival poses new emissions threat

Workers raise first piece of shelter for exploded Chernobyl reactor

Finland Builds Nuclear Dump at Island as Obama, Merkel Lag

Hitachi buys UK nuclear project
Germans face hefty bill to end nuclear power (update)

Alexander Litvinenko: Death Of Russian Spy 'State-Sponsored Nuclear Terrorism On The Streets Of London'

Russia Dumped 17 Nuclear Reactors and Tons of Waste in the Arctic

Steam leak sparks fire alert at French nuclear plant

Judge to lead UK inquest into ex-Russian spy murder

Sweden raises alert after explosives found near nuclear plant

Severe Nuclear Reactor Accidents Likely Every 10 to 20 Years, European Study Suggests

£1 billion deal paves the way for Trident nuclear deterrent replacement

How hard is it to dismantle 150 nuclear reactors? Europe’s about to find out.

UK Nuclear Site Terror Arrest Made

Italian Officials Seize Radioactive Wood Fuel

Can Scientists use Radon to Predict Earthquakes?

Slovak police arrest three men smuggling "dirty bomb" grade uranium

Czech Nuclear Power Plant Spilled Radioactive Water

Three Cleared of Red Mercury Plot

Ukraine Reactor Shut Down after Fire

Hospital Gives Teenage Girl Massive Radiation Overdose

Russian Worker Killed in Nuclear Plant Accident

Bulgarian Customs Officials Seize Nuclear Metal

Ukrainian Police Seize Radioactive Material, 3 Arrested

Nuclear Waste Heads for UK

German Nuclear Plant Spills Radioactive Wastewater into Rhine

Radioactive Leak Closes British Nuclear Reprocessing Plant

Swedish Study: Nuclear Fallout from Chernobyl Resulted in 800 Cases of Cancer

Ukraine Commemorates Chernobyl Victims, Hopes to Heal Radioactive Lands

Tensions Rise Over North Korea's Nuclear Complex

Germany Begins Historic Nuclear Power Phase-Out

Cesium-137 Stolen from Georgian Military Base

Britian's Nuclear Power Gone With the Wind

U.S., Russia Zero in on Nuclear Pact

Russia Eases Away from Plan to Build Nuclear Plants in Iran

Czech Police Arrest Men Selling Radioactive Substance

Bomb-Grade Uranium May Be Missing From Ex-Soviet Republic

Chernobyl to Shut Down
- Russian officials try to locate other sources of energy

Chernobyl Reactor Restarted
- remaining active reactor at site restarted

Chernobyl Victims Remembered on Nuclear Disaster Anniversary

Nuclear Reprocessing Beginning in Germany-ban lifted after two years

Russian President Concerned Over American Nuclear Policy Shift


Middle East
Particle Accelerator Reveals Secrets of Ancient Mummy

Radioactive Material Stolen In Iraq Raises Security Fears

Report: Two dead after explosion in Iranian nuclear facility

Israel bombarded by Hamas as rockets target nuclear reactor

U.S. officials: Terrorist seizure of nuclear materials in Iraq of minimal concern

Yasser Arafat 'was not poisoned' - leaked French report

Yasser Arafat Poisoned? Swiss Scientists Say They Found Lethal Level Of Polonium In Palestinian Leader's Body

The CSI behind exhuming Arafat: Tissue, hair and soil

Arafat's tomb sealed off in preparation for exhumation

Workers exhuming Yasser Arafat's body in probe of death

Arafat's remains to be exhumed Nov. 26

Criminal investigators to exhume Arafat in November, French official says

Satellite photos of Iran military site bring questions of explosives testing

U.N. nuclear governors censure Iran over atom bomb concerns

Iran nuclear reactor reaches 'full capacity'

Big radiation risk unlikely if Israel strikes Iran: experts

Iran’s expanding nuclear program: the pink tarp that spells trouble

Israel Accused of Killing Yasser Arafat

Palestinians cautiously advance Arafat probe

Yasser Arafat's widow files complaint in France after 'poisoning' claim

Clinton: USA will not respond to Arafat poisoning rumors

Pakistan boasted of nuclear strike on India within eight seconds

Iran nuclear talks are on, but both sides frustrated, say diplomats

Iran Nuclear Talks: U.N. Watchdog to Push Iran for Access in Nuclear Probe

Iran has enough uranium for 5 bombs: expert

U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Finds Traces Of More Highly Enriched Uranium In Iran

Iran Suspected of Clean-up Operation at Nuclear Site

Pakistan rushes to finish construction of fourth nuclear reactor

Iranian Nuclear Plant Operating at Low Levels

Freedom for Dr. Kahn, Pakistan's Nuclear Proliferator -Dr. Abdul Qadeer Kahn set free by Pakistan's court, from Times Online

Pakistan to Build New Nuclear Plant

Iran Offers to Sell Potential Nuclear Fuel

Pakistan Nuclear Scientists Stopped from Traveling Abroad

Pakistani Nuclear Scientists Under Investigation

Iraqi Dirty Bomb Not Likely

Nuclear Scientist Terror Links Probed

Iran Votes to Resume Uranium Enrichment

U N Inspectors Find Fresh Uranium in Iran

Citizens Stole Uranium and Other Dangerous Materials
-an interview given by Iraqi Nuclear Scientists

South Asia
Arrest Made in Plot to Bomb Austrailian Nuclear Reactor

Central Asia Nuclear Treaty May Be Ready Soon

United States
Nuclear workers hospitalized; Columbia, South Carolina plant runs afoul of safety rules - again

Troubled SC nuclear firm Kept radioactive trash in leaky bin

Former USA Hockey Star Says Radon Gas Caused Her Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Federal health officials agree radioactive waste in St. Louis area may be linked to cancer

Man accused of trying to hire hit man, buy lethal radioactive material

Radium contamination in water most widespread in Texas, environmental group says

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will close in 2 years, owner says

Tunnel collapse at Hanford Nuclear site, emergency declared

Welcome to 'the Most Toxic Place in America'

TVA’s Watts Bar Unit 2 achieves commercial operation

Nuclear gauge reported stolen in West Virginia

Nuclear accident in New Mexico ranks among the costliest in U.S. history

California's last nuclear power plant to close

Exclusive: On May 23, 2016 at 0216 hours Watts Bar station Unit-2 went critical becoming the newest US nuclear power plant. The Unit will transition to 100% power and perform various power ascension tests for the next 120 days. It is forecast to begin commercial power operations by the end of the summer. See May 4, 2016 article: TVA prepares to start America's first new nuclear power reactor in 20 years

New York City’s nuclear power plant leaking ‘uncontrollable radioactive flow’ into Hudson River

Leaking Beachfront Nuclear Reactor Near Miami Threatening Florida Everglades

Florida scuba diver says he was sucked into nuclear plant intake pipe

Indian Point nuclear plant called "disaster waiting to happen"

The Hidden City: The most radioactive spot in the state of New York

Nuclear Reactor at New York's Indian Point Is Shut Down

Officials squabble as underground fire burns near radioactive waste dump in St. Louis area

Kitty litter mix-up caused nuclear waste explosion

Food & Wine, and radiation monitoring


Nuclear Nightmare: As Terror Fears Spike, Power Plant Near Nation’s Capital Sits Practically Unguarded

Inspector Wants California's Last Nuclear Plant Shut Down

Radiation measuring device triggered by load at Yukon facility

Navajo still plagued by old uranium mines

Last surviving Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

TVA to assemble Watts Bar 2 nuclear reactor this week

Declassified Report: Two Nuclear Bombs Nearly wiped out North Carolina

Potential "imminent" threat from New Mexico nuclear waste, officials say

German Nuclear Waste May Be Headed to South Carolina

Radioactive Waste Is North Dakota's New Shale Problem

Mae Keane, Believed To Be Last Of Waterbury's Radium Girls Dies at 107

A Sane and Sober Look at the USS Reagan Radiation Contamination Incident

13 workers exposed to radiation at New Mexico plant after leak, officials say

Inadequate shielding exposed workers to excess radiation at MMC imaging center, lawsuits allege

Delta, Qantas, Air Canada Divert Flights Due to Solar Storm

1400% Radiation Hot Spot Found on San Francisco Beach

Spokeswoman: Radioactive leak takes Oconee reactor offline

Nuclear Regulatory Commission To Furlough Employees Due To Government Shutdown

Washington Navy Yard Gunman Thought He Was Controlled by Electromagnetic Waves: Authorities

US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North Carolina – secret document
Leak Forces Shut Down of NJ Nuclear Plant

Report: U.S. nuclear plants remain vulnerable to terrorists

Feds must act on Yucca Mountain nuke-waste site permit: Judge

Ex-Supervisor at Indian Point nuclear plant charged with falsifying test reports

Feds: 2 plotted to build 'Hiroshima light switch' weapon

Socal Edison Retiring San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Radiation shields, new engines mandatory for Mars

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down After Water Leaks Into Lake Michigan

Goldfish in Perry nuclear plant, NRC investigating

A look back at a nuclear facility with fresh leaks

6 underground tanks holding radioactive waste leaking in Washington state

Florida Progress will close Crystal River nuclear power plant

Rating agency thinks Crystal River nuclear plant will be closed

Nuclear power in space? Petition asks White House to rekindle project

Taking to the air on hunt for dirty bomb threats

Vogtle Nuclear Generating Station, Units 3 & 4, Burke County, Georgia

US nuke lab removes Chinese-made switches over security fears

Nuclear Security Helicopters Testing Radiation Levels Above DC Area

Many people unaware of radiation risk from CT scans

Dental X-ray machine radiation danger alert

Radiation alert on hand-held dental X-ray unit

Fukushima inspires safety features for Georgia nuclear reactors

Nuclear Power Whistleblowers Charge Federal Regulators With Favoring Secrecy Over Safety

US planned to nuke the moon

Ten years too late, it’s good riddance to wind farms – one of the most dangerous delusions of our age

TSA saves America from 16yo diabetic, breaks $10K insulin pump which totally could have been a bomb

TSA Screenings Update for People with Diabetes

Insulin pumps vs. TSA Security, Air travel update for last Quarter 2012

Who's paying for San Onofre?

Edison seeks to fire up San Onofre nuclear reactor

Pump triggers Three Mile Island reactor shutdown, NRC says

Texas Posse Hunting for Halliburton’s Missing Radioactive Device

Hospitals' Negligent Security of Radioactive Materials Could Up Terrorism Risk, Says GAO

L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

NRC Freezes All Nuclear Reactor Construction & Operating Licenses In U.S.

New Security Leaders Appointed at Nuclear Site

RPT-NRC halts plant license approvals to resolve waste issue

Guards replaced after Tennessee nuclear security breach

Oak Ridge uranium plant shut after protesters breach 4 fences, reach building

Tsunami debris: Oregon workers begin slicing up Japanese dock

California nuclear plant: Up and running by year's end?

Americans Are Willing to Pay More for Clean Energy

Manhattan Project sites expected to become new national park

Nasa's Nustar X-ray telescope rides to orbit

Nuclear panel must weigh risks of long-term storage, court rules

Court rules on Nuclear Waste Fund payments

Nuclear waste expert tapped as top U.S. nuclear regulator

1,300 Radioactive Tubes at California Nuclear Plant Damaged Beyond Repair

Nuclear Regulator: No Danger at Flooded Nebraska Plant

NRC Head Withheld Information Related to Radioactive Dump: Report

U.S. 'can do better' than Nevada Nuclear Waste Dump, Official Says

America's Worst Nuclear Power Plants

Browns Ferry Remains Offline After Tornado Outbreak

Storms in US Cause Loss of External Power at three Nuclear Reactors

New Nuclear Detectors only Slightly Better

Yucca Mountain Ruled out as Nuclear Waste Site

United States to Build Fastest Computer on Planet for Managing Nuclear Arsenal -From Times Online

Janitor Pleads Gulity in Tennessee Nuclear Parts Theft

Government Moves on Yucca Nuclear Waste Site

One Man Killed as Truck Carrying Radioactive Materials Crashes on Arizona Interstate

Dirty Bomb Materials Smuggled Across U.S. Borders

Florida High School Teacher Allegedly Gave Bomb-making Lesson

Radiation Detected After Jacksonville Industrial Explosion

Police Find Stolen Truck Full of Radioactive Material

Government Issues Guidelines for Dirty Bombs Cleanup

Vermont Nuclear Plant Looking for Missing Fuel Rod

Cause of Power Outage at Texas Nuclear Weapons Plant Unknown

New Jersey Nuclear Plant Shuts Down for Second Time This Year

Nuclear Weapons Plant Guards Accused of Cheating in Terrorist Exercise

Man Arrested for Steeling Radioactive Testing Device

U.S. Hopes to Find Others Responsible for Leaking Nuclear Secrets

Tennessee Will be Sight for the New Uranium Plant

Early Opening For Nuclear Waste Site Possible - For over the past six years the United States Congress has struggled . . .

Uranium Plant Plans to Lay Offs - 850 workers will be layed off by the U.S. Enrichment Corporation

Dirty Laundry -A laundry company that cleans radioactively contaminated clothing has to clean up.

North Carolina to Give Pills Against Radiation

Rocky Flats to Ship Plutonium

Ohio Chosen for New Uranium Plant

Nuclear Laundry Site Upheld - attempts to remove plant are rejected

"Sloppy" Chemist Arrested for Possession of Radioactive Materials

Radioactive Tool Stolen from Construction Site

Radioactive Water Leak Forces Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down

New Law Expands Compensation to Victims of Radiation Exposure-Cold-War-era miners and downwinders' payments and eligibility expanded.

Fire Shuts Down Controversial New York Nuclear Plant

54 Nuclear Plant Workers Exposed to Radioactive Gas

Plutonium Talks with DOE Still in Progress

Worker Contaminated with Radiation

Duke Plans on Putting Plutonium to Work

Radioactive Waste May Pass Near You

Rocky Flats Cleanup

Davis-Besse Nuclear Plant Under Investigation

Davis-Besse Nuclear Plant Told to Tighten Safety Measures

Senate Approves Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Disposal Project

Plutonium Appeal Headed To Court

Wisconsin Nuclear Plant Shut Down

Senate Nears Approval of Yucca Mountain Site

Los Alamos Nuclear Arms Lab May Be Moved

Uranium Plant to Shut Down

White House Warns of Russian Nuclear Activity

Clay Tiles are the Source Behind Radioactive Cargo

Dean Warneed About Security Lapses at Nulear Power Plant

Workers Undergo More Tests for Radiation Exposure

South Carolina
Once secret documents helping lawyers argue for sick nuclear workers at South Carolina complex

Fire inside transformer at Oconee Nuclear Station under investigation

Degraded power cables at Oconee nuclear plant lead to special inspection

More plutonium headed to South Carolina's SRS

NRC: Undetected crack, leak at Oconee nuclear plant caused shutdown

Minor tritium leak reported at Oconee Nuclear Station

Canadian Nuke Waste To Be Reprocessed At SC's SRS

Another radioactive leak reported at York Co., SC nuclear station

Oconee Nuclear Plant Racks Up 177 Safety Violations Since 2000

Nuclear Power Whistleblowers Charge Federal Regulators With Favoring Secrecy Over Safety

Regulators Warn Of Flood Risk At SC Nuclear Plant

Company wants to bring nuke waste through South Carolina port

MOTA Completes the CVNPA Parr Reactor Facility Component Removal (pdf)

DuPont No Longer Wants Contract to Operate South Carolina Nuclear Facility

South Carolina Nuclear Plant to Consolidate Plutonium

Leak Found in SRS Radioactive Waste Tank

South Carolina's Savannah River Research Center to Become National Laboratory

SRS Employees Disciplined for Falsifying Records in Exposure Cases

Navy Will Allow Nuclear Cargo Through Port in Charleston,South Carolina

SRS Plutonium Plant Will be Completed on Time

Politics and Plutonium Shipments

Plutonium Shipment to Charleston, SC, Creates Fears

SRS Awaits Decision on $4 Billion Nuclear Plant

Radium Found in Lexington County Groundwater

New $4 Billion Plutonium Pit Facility

Plutonium Headed to South Carolina

Government Eyes SRS for A-Bomb Production

Nuclear Waste Could Pass Through Upstate South Carolina

DOE Announces Decision on Waste Tanks at SRS

S.C. Governor Renews Talks on Plutonium

Ohio Workers Carried Radioactive Particles to South Carolina

Nuclear Worries For Ohio and South Carolina Plants

Plutonium Risk

Radioactivity Found in South Carolina Residents

South Carolina Officials Asking for Help with Uranium in Wells

SRS Could get Nuclear Trigger Production Work

Three Workers Contaminated at Savannah River Site

Radon Found in Simpsonville, SC Water

Oconee Nuclear Station Safe for Y2K-Federal Regulators perform extensive evaluation

Oconee Nuclear Station Design Flaw Questioned

Savannah River Site Addresses Layoff, Expansion Rumors

New SRS chief Focuses on Reducing Risks

Editoral: Plutonium Stockpiles in South Carolina