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High Radiation Levels Trigger Emergency Alert at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant


Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Tennessee Valley Authority activated emergency prodecures Wednesday when high radiation levels in a main steamline were detected at Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant in Athens, Alabama. TVA detected the high radiation condition Wenesday around 3:35 p.m., central daylight time, according to an enews alert. It appears…

Obama Administration Announces First National Regulations on Coal Ash Disposal


Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – The Obama administration on Friday released the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the final rule that establishes safeguards to protect communities from coal ash impoundment failures,…