Panel backs proposal on nuclear waste disposal near Lake Huron

Source: AP/Ralph Holmes TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian advisory panel Wednesday endorsed a fiercely debated plan to bury waste from nuclear Power Plants plants less than a mile from Lake Huron, saying it had concluded the project would pose no danger to the environment. The Joint Review Panel made its recommendation in a report to Canada’s environment minister, ...

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Fire in the woods near Chernobyl exclusion zone extinguished

Source: RSOE EDIS – Emergency and Disaster Information Service and Yahoo News. Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said on Saturday that firefighters have extinguished a forest fire that had burned for four days near the Chernobyl plant, scene of the world’s worst nuclear accident in 1986. The fire was completely put out “at 9:00 am on Saturday,” the emergencies ministry said ...

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