News tagged with chernobyl disaster

Swiss protest nuclear power

About 20,000 people took part in an anti-nuclear demonstration in north Switzerland on Sunday ahead of a government decision on the future of atomic energy in the country.

May 23, 2011
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Risks from radiation low in Japan but panic high

(AP) -- Risks from possible radiation exposure remain greatest for the workers scrambling to cool reactors at a Japanese nuclear power plant. Those who have been evacuated from the site are considered safe, ...

Mar 17, 2011
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Less radiation damage in Chernobyl lakes than feared

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of the lakes in and around Chernobyl's fallout zone reveals that radiation from the nuclear accident appears to have had no long term effect on the abundance or diversity of aquatic animal life.

Apr 21, 2011
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