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PRESSWATCH: Nuke disaster worsens

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Al Jazeera reported  this morning that the Japanese Prime Minister had been heard shouting at the head of TEPCO, the nuclear power corporation in Japan,  ""What the hell is going on?!"  And surely the world echoes with his question.  I have been monitoring the nuclear disaster in Japan with great interest since the first explosion, and when I read that day that cesium-137 had been detected, I immediately wrote letters, which were of course ignored, to both Oregon Senators, asking for distribution of potassium iodine pills.  My reasoning is that, since cesium is a daughter-product of fissioning uranium, its presence indicated at that moment that the reactor containment was breached and that meltdown was likely; and though I did not say so in the letter

Space and Time: Planets in the Solar System

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The Underground
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Wed, 01/26/2011

Jacob tells us about the Planets in our Solar System for the Space and Time show.

3:10 minutes (2.9 MB)

Japanese Nuclear Reactor Crisis Implications for Northwest

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Wed, 03/16/2011

 Host Lisa Loving speaks with Gerry Pollet, Executive Director of Heart of America Northwest.

55:28 minutes (25.4 MB)

Talk Radio on 03/16/11

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Wed, 03/16/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Japanese Nuclear Reactor Crisis Implications for Northwest

The Japanese reactor crisis has important implications for Northwest:  

The explosion Sunday night at Reactor 3 involved a reactor using Plutonium fuel. Heart of America Northwest has recently exposed secret plans by Energy Northwest, formerly WPPSS, to have its Hanford reactor be first in US to experiment using Plutonium fuel with higher risks of accident and more radiation release. 

NUCLEAR CRISIS IN JAPAN & SELF-DEFENSE AGAINST GMO FOOD

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 03/14/2011

NUCLEAR CRISIS IN JAPAN

42:42 minutes (39.1 MB)

Locus Focus on 03/14/11

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 03/14/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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In the battle over GMO alfalfa is it true that with organic friends like these who needs enemies?

NUCLEAR CRISIS IN JAPAN

Sustainability expert Alan AtKisson

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The Digital Divide
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Sun, 03/13/2011

Dave DeAngelis speaks with sustainability expert Alan AtKisson about how we can accelerate innovation to support sustainability goals.

27:19 minutes (25.01 MB)
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