Japan Files to Continue Using Dangerous Nuclear Reactor

The Japanese government mandates a limit of 40 years for nuclear reactors; the Tokai No. 2 has been running since 1978. Today marked the fourth time Japan Atomic Power Co. filed an application with the Nuclear Regulation Authority for an extension.

Researcher: Fallout from 9/11 On Par With Chernobyl

In a yet to be published paper, Dr. Roberto Lucchini of the World Trade Center Health Program compared the findings of health programs established around the world in the aftermath of major environmental disasters.

Nuclear Waste Leaking at 'American Fukushima'

A total of nine reactors operated at Hanford, and although they are now decommissioned, the reactors have left behind 56 million gallons of radioactive waste.