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DOE study: Hanford nuke site must improve its safety culture

December 4, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy still has work to do to improve its own safety culture. That’s the upshot of a recent study on the federal agency that heads environmental cleanup of nuclear waste across the country, including the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington.


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New classes of nuclear weapons workers added to cohort

October 31, 2012

Former nuclear weapons workers in Tennessee, Texas and Massachusetts are being notified about three new classes of employees being added to the Special Exposure Cohort of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).


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Environmental pioneer Barry Commoner passes away

October 4, 2012

Dr. Barry Commoner, the man dubbed by Time magazine as “the Paul Revere of Ecology” has died in Manhattan at the age of 95.


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Feds: $8 billion paid out to nuclear weapons workers for illnesses

June 13, 2012

The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs says a significant milestone has been reached in the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act: more than $8 billion has been paid to claimants nationwide.


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New radioactive leak discovered at Fukushima plant

December 5, 2011

A leak of radioactive water has been discovered at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant in Japan, according to its owner, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO).


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