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Explosion rocks French nuclear plant

September 12, 2011

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(AFP) – An explosion was reported at the Marcoule nuclear plant in southern France on Monday, with a risk of a radioactive leak, emergency officials said. One person was killed and three people were injured, including one seriously, local newspaper the Midi Libre reported. The accident happened at a processing center for nuclear waste, the […]

Much of Britain was exposed to bacteria sprayed in secret trials

September 10, 2011

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After reading this article I hope there aren’t any people left who thing the powers that be want the best for people. If it was harmless, why were they spraying it over the country; if it was dangerous, why were they spraying it over the country? The Ministry of Defence turned large parts of the […]

Fukushima radiation ‘3 times higher than thought’

September 10, 2011

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It could be decades before the Fukushima area is habitable again. To top that off, we recently heard that the earthquake created mudslides and fissures on the ocean floor; scientists fear the eco-system may never recover. As if that wasn’t bad enough for the sea life, new research shows that the radioactive substances released into […]

Sun Unleashes Massive Solar Flares in One-Two Punch

September 7, 2011

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The X-class solar flare — the most powerful type of sun storm— erupted at 6:12 p.m. EDT (2212 GMT) on Tuesday (Sept. 6) and hit its peak strength eight minutes later, according to a space weather update by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The flare occurred less than 24 hours after another less […]

Keystone XL Pipeline Protests – time to listen?

August 31, 2011

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I would think it is going to cause slight embarrassment that a NASA chief and presidential campaign writer have been arrested for protesting against the Keystone XL Pipeline. I, for one, would sit up and listen when someone like Hansen joins the foray: Hansen was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1996 for […]

#Fracking – what the frack is going on?!

August 25, 2011

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Fracking – no longer just a US problem. What is fracking? The process of drilling down and creating tiny explosions to shatter and crack hard shale rocks to release the gas inside. Water, sand and chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of […]

Petition – Stop Police Brutality in the UK

August 24, 2011

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Please make your voices heard by ‘signing’ the petition I set up via the HM Government website today. Help to stop police brutality in the UK and hold police officers more accountable for their actions. There have been 3 deaths in the last month at the hands of the police. Let’s remind the police that […]