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Enviornmental Issues

Fukushima fallout: Japanese company recalls powdered baby milk after detecting high levels of radioactive cesium

The disastrous effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe are still emerging nearly a year after the fact, as a popular Japanese baby formula company has now announced a massive recall of baby food tainted with radiation.

Coal-Ash Spill Scars Tennessee as Rules Fight Rages

Holly Schean didn’t know what was on the other side of the hill near her parents’ home in Kingston, Tennessee. At 1 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2008, she found out. The earth split and toxic coal ash surged across a finger of the Emory River.

Eruptions & Earthquakes in October 2011

The volcanic eruptions of 2011 have been notable. Not only are more volcanoes awakening from dormancy, it also appears the eruptions have become more kinetic and the volcanoes are staying active longer and there is more than a good chance that this is having an effect on the weather

First Germany, now Belgium: Nuclear energy to be phased out by 2015

In the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, some countries have decided to rethink their energy policies and initiate moves towards safer energy alternatives