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  • ... The Naked Truth about Nuclear Accident Insurance by Miles Benson Watch the full episode here ... Going without insurance for the worst hazards in the nuclear power industry is business as usual. One need not look back very ... to see the problem. In March 2011, the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster, triggered by an earthquake followed by a ...
  • <p>Seven Rolodexes once owned by a worker at Los Alamos National Laboratory were acquired by the Center for Land Use Interpretation. Together, they are a historical snapshot of American high-tech corporations -- their logos and graphics locked in time.</p>
  • ... intellectuals, Noam Chomsky, on climate change and nuclear proliferation. President Obama has just passed a little-noticed ... ever, breaking the 2015 record. Meanwhile, many fear a new nuclear arms race has quietly begun, as the United States, Russia and China ...
  • ... Obama is expected to tour the site of the world’s first nuclear attack with Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe. Obama’s ... -- to pursue the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons ." Obama’s visit comes as a report by the Alliance for ...
  • ... of view." Ultimately he says that "The Poetry Bomb" is a " weapon of mass discussion." "The Poetry Bomb's name is Elsie, so named after ...
  • UNTV's news-magazine program puts a spotlight on the world's most underreported stories. Featuring character-driven, human interest stories that reflect some of the most important issues affecting the world and our lives today.The program gives viewers unparalleled access to people and places, bringing you the stories as they unfold over time, long after other news outlets leave. From the child...
  • ... Ward Valley became ground zero in the fight over nuclear waste, endangered species and sacred lands. ... other desert peoples, became ground zero in the fight over nuclear waste, endangered species and sacred lands during the 1990s. A company by the name of U.S. Ecology (formerly the Nuclear Engineering Corporation) proposed to dump long-lived radioactive ...
  • ... the site was transformed after numerous high altitude nuclear test launches during the 1960s and 70s. ... 1960s and 70s, it was the site of numerous high altitude nuclear test launches, including Operation Dominic, in which plutonium was ... species to the island that, along with the chemical and nuclear experiments on the Island and in the region, dealt the final blow to ...
  • ... insurance. And when it comes to the worst hazards of nuclear power—America is going naked. Correspondent Miles Benson investigates why the U.S. nuclear power industry is underinsured by hundreds of billions of dollars. He ...

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