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Despite overhaul, gas wastewater still a problem

(AP) -- Pennsylvania's natural gas drillers are still flushing vast quantities of contaminated wastewater into rivers that supply drinking water, despite major progress by the industry over the past year ...

Mar 02, 2011
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Canadian medical reactor gets nod to restart

Canada's nuclear safety commission authorized Wednesday the restarting of a reactor that produced one-third of the world's supply of medical isotopes before it closed for repairs last year.

Jul 07, 2010
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Tainted nuke plant water reaches major NJ aquifer

(AP) -- Radioactive water that leaked from the nation's oldest nuclear power plant has now reached a major underground aquifer that supplies drinking water to much of southern New Jersey, the state's environmental chief ...

May 08, 2010
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A top supplier of medical isotopes closed through 2009

An aging Canadian nuclear reactor responsible for production of one-third of the isotopes used in medical radiation treatment around the world will be out of service through at least the end of 2009, authorities said Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2009
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Hydrogen protects nuclear fuel in final storage

By midsummer it will be announced where Sweden's spent nuclear fuel will be permanently stored. Ahead of the decision a debate is underway regarding how safe the method for final storage is, primarily in terms of the three ...

Apr 23, 2009
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