Stories tagged: nuclear reactor
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Small nuclear reactor design submitted for federal approval
An Oregon company has asked federal officials to approve its design for a small commercial nuclear reactor that a Utah energy cooperative wants to build in Idaho.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 2 p.m.
Massive Chernobyl shelter safely put over exploded reactor
Workers completed a massive shelter over the Chernobyl nuclear plant’s exploded reactor on Tuesday, one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world that one expert said had closed …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016
WSU nuclear reactor program draws students, researchers – and tourists
Everyone knows that Washington State University is home to the Cougars, but did you know that the Pullman campus also houses a nuclear reactor?
Fri., April 1, 2011
EPA says radiation in milk no threat
The detection of trace amounts of radioactive isotope iodine-131 this week in milk being sold in Spokane has raised anew questions about the extent of radiation exposure from the Japanese …
Thu., March 31, 2011, 6:52 p.m.
Radon in Spokane homes more of a risk than milk
The detection of trace amounts radioactive isotope Iodine-131 this week in milk being sold in Spokane has raised anew questions about the extent of radiation exposure from the Japan nuclear …
Tue., March 15, 2011, 2:28 p.m.
Experts say problems at Japanese reactors unlikely to affect Washington
It’s possible that nuclear products released as a result of problems facing Japanese reactors will be detected in Washington, but highly unlikely that levels could affect human health on this …
Tue., Oct. 22, 1996
Problem Shuts Down Chernobyl Reactor
A faulty cooling system pump has forced shutdown of the No. 3 reactor at Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear plant, nuclear safety officials said Monday. No increase in radiation was recorded.
Mon., Sept. 30, 1996
U.S. Coalition, N. Korea Agree To Build Reactors N-Plants To Replace Reactors Capable Of Making Weapons
North Korea and a U.S.-led consortium have reached agreement on important details of a plan to replace the Communist state’s existing nuclear program, which is suspected of weapons development, South …
Sun., Oct. 22, 1995
Armenia To Restart Decrepit Reactor Specter Of Heatless Winter More Real Than Nuclear Risk
To spare its 3 million citizens another heatless winter, Armenia is on the verge of restarting an old-model Russian atomic reactor that was mothballed in 1989 by Soviet regulators as …