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Lethal radiation levels in Fukushima reactor water

Tainted water inside a reactor containment vessel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has shown a radiation level enough to kill a person within 40 minutes, according to TEPCO, the power plant’s owner. The level of radiation was measured by...

Living near a nuclear power station

A consultation process into the UK’s energy policy is under way, with an expansion of nuclear energy a possible conclusion. So what’s it like to live next to a nuclear power station? Within a decade, the UK may be generating...

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