The chief of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all the water is gone from one of the spent fuel pools at Japan's most troubled nuclear plant. This means there's nothing to stop the fuel rods from getting hotter and ultimately melting down.
A series of nuclear reactor fires and explosions at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in Fukushima, Japan has put nuclear power back in the spotlight around the globe.And few states are as central to the discussion of nuclear power in the United States as Illinois. Illinois is home to seven nuclear
President Barack Obama is defending nuclear power as an important source of energy in the U.S., even as new questions are raised about its safety following radiation leaks from an earthquake and tsunami-damaged nuclear plant in Japan. In an interview with Pittsburgh television station KDKA, Oba
In the aftermath of Friday’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the incidences at the Daiichi plant in Fukushima Prefecture are being called the second worst nuclear disaster seen yet. That's according to Stephen I.