The operator of the troubled Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan Wednesday began to dump controlled quantities of water with low radioactivity into the sea.
Heightened radioactivity levels were found outside a nuclear waste tank in the US state of Washington, officials has said, in a new alert about a site used to make Cold War-era bombs.
A fish caught near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan had 2,500 times the legal limit of radioactivity for human consumption.
A study by Japan`s environment ministry has found the presence of fish with high levels of radioactive cesium in rivers and reservoirs in Fukushima.
Levels of radioactivity have risen sharply, signaling the possibility of new leaks at the facility.
It is the 1st finding in Taiwan since the disaster at Japan`s nuclear plant.
The average dose for a nuclear plant worker is 50 millisieverts over 5 years.
High levels of radioactive substances
have been detected in seawater near a quake-crippled nuclear power plant in Japan, its operator said early Tuesday.
Exposure to radioactivity has the potential to cause various cancers.
Former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar has said that police should be trained to take necessary actions in case radioactivity is detected.
Imagine if you could generate power using nuclear power minus radioactivity - it would be the answer to the dream of finding a clean, sustainable energy source.
Whoever caused the contamination of a drinking water dispenser at the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in Karnataka could have been either a permanent or a contract worker, an official said Monday.
Nuclear safety officials have moved to quell worries about a leak of radioactivity from Three Mile Island nuclear plant, saying that human safety was never endangered.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai