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Kazakhstan’s Fight Against Nuclear Testing: Togzhan Kassenova

Kazakhstan’s Fight Against Nuclear Testing: Togzhan Kassenova

Nuclear Tests, Videos December 20, 2018 at 8:25 am 0 comments

In this inspiring talk, Togzhan Kassenova uses poignant stories from Kazakhstan’s history as a Soviet Union nuclear test site to encourage humanity to seek truth and act, even in the face of an oppressive political system. x This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

What We Know About the Chernobyl Animal Mutations

What We Know About the Chernobyl Animal Mutations

Anne Marie Helmenstine | ThoughtCo. The 1986 Chernobyl accident resulted in one of the highest unintentional releases of radioactivity in history. The graphite moderator of reactor 4 was exposed to air and ignited, shooting plumes of radioactive fallout across what is now Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, and Europe. While few people live near Chernobyl now, animalsRead More

UCIL Prevents Activist Meeting to Discuss Impacts of Uranium Mining in Kadapa: Read NAPM’s Statement

UCIL Prevents Activist Meeting to Discuss Impacts of Uranium Mining in Kadapa: Read NAPM’s Statement

Uranium Mining April 19, 2018 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Detention and prevention of activists from participating in public meeting on ‘uranium mining impacts’ at Kadapa, Unlawful and Undemocratic. UCIL-BARC must come clean on its operations and ensure that all its activities are subject to strict environmental and legal regulations

Aerial view of nuclear waste storage area in the mountainous forests of Iitate, Fukushima prefecture in Japan (Oct 2017).

Law360 report: Tepco, GE Escape $5B Fukushima Radiation Suit

Fukushima, International January 8, 2018 at 10:04 am 0 comments

A California federal judge on Friday dumped a $5 billion suit against Tokyo Electric Power Co.(TEPCO) and General Electric Co. over alleged radiation risks to U.S. Navy members responding to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, saying her court lacked jurisdiction over the sailors’ claims.