"Byron Vaigneur watched as a brownish sludge containing plutonium broke through the wall of his office on Oct. 3, 1975, and began puddling four feet from his desk at the Savannah River nuclear weapons plant in South Carolina."
Nuclear Power & Radiation
"FRESNO, Calif. — In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water."
"Whistleblowers and experts allege safety violations, inadequate oversight surrounding new project near Indian Point".
"The Energy Department has proposed a 17-year delay in building a complex waste treatment plant at its radioactively contaminated Hanford site in Washington state, pushing back the full start-up for processing nuclear bomb waste to 2039."
"The New York Department of State has refused to give Indian Point a certificate required for future use of the Hudson River — part of the Cuomo administration's ongoing attempt to block the plant's license renewal and force its closure."
"A celebratory signing on Tuesday of a memorandum of understanding between the Interior Department and Energy Department formally established the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, one that will span three states and recount a pivotal moment in world history."
"Imagine you are a parent, and that out of the blue, you get a letter from your child's school telling you not to worry — that they're ready to evacuate or shelter in place if an underground fire at a nearby landfill reaches radioactive waste on the same property."