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Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator: Seismometers Were Broken

TOKYO (AP) — The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant said Monday that two seismometers at one of its three melted reactors have been out of order since last year and did not collect data when a powerful …

NRC: Workers Exposed to Radiation at Louisiana Power Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says workers were exposed to a low level of radiation during maintenance work in 2009 at the Entergy Corp.’s Waterford 3 nuclear power plant in Louisiana. The Times-Picayune reports that an NRC report found that no …

W.Va. Power Plant Fire Suit Settled for $27 Million

The family of a construction worker who died trapped in a cage inside a burning smokestack and two other workers who were trapped on top for hours have settled their lawsuit against American Electric Power and several other companies for …