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The destruction of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011, caused by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami, resulted in massive radioactive contamination of the Japanese mainland. In November 2011, the Japanese Science Ministry reported that long-lived radioactive cesium had contaminated 11,580 square miles (30,000 sq km) of the land surface of Japan.
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Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen said he ordered the study because he wants answers to basic questions.Source: EarthFix
In May, 10 years earlier than required, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission extended the license of the Columbia Generating Station, the Northwest's only commercial nuclear power plant, to 2043.Source: The Oregonian
Oregon PSR is working to prevent the state of Oregon from promoting or facilitating any coal export infrastructure or related transportation in our state.
The Fukushima nuclear power accidents, resulting from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeast coast of Japan on March 11, 2011, have brought home to people around the world the perilous nature of nuclear energy.Source: The Oregonian
This fact sheet will help health care providers understand data from the Portland Air Toxics Solutions project and its relevance to patients, clinicians, and the community.
Why is this license accelerated ahead of schedule with no regard for the nuclear disaster at Fukushima?
Dr. Andy Harris of Oregon PSR on the health impacts of coal export.Source: The Oregonian