Soil Remediation with Electricity

This animation shows how St. John-Mittelhauser & Associates remediated soil contamination at a former chemical storage facility. The drawing shows the locations of three chemical storage tanks and the associated filling pipes. A grid pattern of borings was completed around the tanks and soil samples were collected every two feet in depth until groundwater was […]

Chernobyl: How RBMK 1000 works ? (original soviet explanation)

Experience of the first NPPs with channel reactors made it possible to begin the implementation of a program for the extensive construction of NPPs with such reactors in our country. At the Leningrad NPP is installed a high-power channel reactor,abbreviated – RBMK . The electrical capacity of a power unit with such a reactor is […]

Seoul calls on Japan to disclose current status of water contamination

South Korea China and Japan met at the tripartite environment ministers meeting in Qatar Kyushu Japan over the weekend where Seoul called on Tokyo to disclose the current status of the contaminated water caused by the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster South Korea’s Environment Minister Jo Myung BAE sat down Sunday with his Japanese counterpart […]

What if We Nuke a City?

Playing around with nuclear weapons in videos is fun. There’s a visceral joy in blowing things up, and a horrifying fascination with things like fireballs, shockwaves, and radiation. And while it does help put our destructive power in perspective, it’s not the best way of understanding the real impact of a nuclear explosion. This isn’t […]

Record Radiation Levels At Fukushima Nuclear Plant

JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In Japan, the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors are continuing to emit record levels of dangerous radiation. Now the Japanese government has stepped in and pledged nearly $500 million to help stop the leaks. Now joining us to stop this discuss this […]

Radioactive Rainwater Overwhelms Fukishima Nuclear Plant

JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In Japan, the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant acknowledged that highly radioactive rainwater runoff has contaminated the surrounding areas. Now joining us to discuss this is Arjun Makhijani, who is a nuclear engineer with 37 years of experience […]