THE NEW FORTY The state of the homeland's security...
Billions have been spent on securing the homeland in the past decade. Apparently, the government forgot about securing one important facility in the homeland, which in my mind calls into question the ... Posted on 9/30/12 at 8:22 PM
STAFF BLOG THE WESTERN EDGE Nuclear unkowns
I spent the first three years of school in Anchorage on an Air Force base. During that time in the early 60s and being so close to the Soviet Union, we would practice what to do in case of a nuclear a... Posted on 3/18/11 at 4:00 PM
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN ND More nukes
My column earlier this week centered on remnants of the United States' nuclear deterrents against the U.S.S.R. Today, I read this disturbing Wired piece about Perimeter, a secret system in Russia that... Posted on 9/23/09 at 10:34 AM
WASHINGTON — The general who commands the nation's nuclear forces said Thursday he has ordered further review of failings discovered among Air Force officers who operate nuclear missiles. But he told Congress Thursday he was not alarmed by their shortcomings.
Two USS North Dakota crew members gave a presentation to the public Thursday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge. They answered questions regarding the Virginia-class nuclear submarine being built in Groton, Conn., that is expected to travel the world.
BRACEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Radioactive tritium has leaked from three-quarters of U.S. commercial nuclear power sites, often into groundwater from corroded, buried piping, an Associated Press investigation shows.
TOKYO (AP) — A suspected breach in the core at one reactor at a stricken Fukushima nuclear plant could mean more serious radioactive contamination, Japanese officials revealed Friday — a situation the prime minister called "very grave and serious."
TOKYO (AP) — Shops across Tokyo began rationing goods — milk, toilet paper, rice and water — as a run on bottled water coupled with delivery disruptions left shelves bare Thursday nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.
RED WING, Minn. – Operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant north of here are investigating the cause of a turbine trip that led to the shut down of the plant’s Unit 2 reactor early Tuesday morning.
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