United States nuclear plant trouble

This video series from the USA is called “MELTDOWN AT THREE MILE ISLAND“.

From Associated Press today:

CLEVELAND — High radiation levels recorded at a nuclear reactor in northeast Ohio have prompted a special inspection by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Workers at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant immediately evacuated it on April 22 when radiation levels rose while it was shutting down for a refueling outage, the commission said Tuesday.

On the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster in northern Ukraine, a former liquidator offers sobering warnings about radiation exposure, with particular cautions for women near the Japanese nuclear plant catastrophe: here.

April 2011: Twenty five years after the world’s largest nuclear accident at Chernobyl, the ongoing effects are still being discovered. An international team of investigators has shown for the first time that the colour of birds’ plumage may make them more vulnerable to radioactivity: here.

Chernobyl Radiation Fells Female Birds, Making Chirping More Frequent from Lonely Males: here.

In Nuclear Accident, Risks Extend Beyond Evacuation Zone: here.

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