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Non Profit Group Safecast Crowdsources Radiation Data in Japan

Click here for video This PBS News Story covers Safecast, an organization mapping radiation data levels in Japan and Beyond, and explains what their mission is.  Click here for video  Safecast is deserving of support in their important work.  We …

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Japan Nuclear Disaster Released Higher Radiation Levels Than Previously Reported

The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much of a radioactive substance into the atmosphere as Japanese authorities estimated, reaching 40 percent of the total from Chernobyl, a preliminary report says. The estimate of much higher levels of radioactive cesium-137 …

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Germany to Shut Down Nuclear Power Plants

Germany to Shutter All Nuclear Plants The German government announced Monday plans to shut all of the nation’s nuclear power plants within the next 11 years, marking a sharp reversal for Chancellor Angela Merkel after the Japanese disaster at Fuku- …

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