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Japan's nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants on Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster in a move critics charged was too hasty.
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In this Saturday, July. 23, 2011 file photo, the No. 3 reactor, right, of the Ikata nuclear power plant, operated by Shikoku Electric Power Co., is seen in Ikata, western Japan.
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The next supermoon will arrive in the sky on 22 and 23 June and has the potential to cause "massive damage" to Earth through tidal waves, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
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Two new books in Tongan and English, that document the devastating Niuatoputapu tsunami of 2009 will help Tongans to be aware of the impact of earthquakes that can result in a tsunami, Tonga's Director of Education, Emily Moala-Pouvalu, said on June 18. "The knowledge and skills would help us with our understanding and confidence on how to learn to ... (more)
High levels of toxic strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that operates the facility said on Wednesday Strontium-90 is a by-product of the fission of uranium and plutonium in nuclear reactors as well as nuclear weapons, according to the website of the U.S. Environmental ... (more)
The operator of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is likely to scale back a robust slate of earthquake studies as it moves forward with retiring the coastal power plant.
New tsunami maps being reviewed in northwest Oregon show there's less high ground than previously thought if residents have to flee the most serious earthquake and tsunami projected.
On 12 June Japan's Nikkei index fell 6.25% to 12,445, it rallied a touch the next day, but that drop was sharp enough to send shock waves through the Japanese political establishment and to put chills into the heart of the global investment community.
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The Department of Environmental Conservation said the gift is from the Hokkaido Development Engineering Center and members of the International Association of Cold Region Development Studies.
Peter Mansbridge displayed warmth and humour at the Reader's Digest Lecture at Concordia's D.B. Clarke Theatre on May 31. Peter Mansbridge, CBC News' chief correspondent, recently celebrated 25 years as anchor of the broadcaster's nightly news program, The National.
Here's a link to the live web cam on the summit of near 13,800 foot Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii.
West Virginia is spending nearly three times more than it expected for every mile of fiber-optic cable being built as part of a statewide high-speed Internet expansion project funded by the federal stimulus, according to a report.
FULL RIP 9.0 Sandi Doughton Sasquatch Books $23.95, 288 pages If ever a book risked being labeled "unsuitable for beach reading," it might well be "Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest."