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Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world’s worst nuclear accident. Some survivors said the chaos of that time is etched in their minds forever. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko led a ceremony in Chernobyl, where work is underway to complete a ...

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4 reasons Thorium could be the future of nuclear energy (and 2 reasons it hasn’t happened yet)

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Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media “You don’t see any oil refineries in Star Trek. You don’t see any coal mines.” – Kirk Sorenson The world eyes nuclear energy with skepticism. It is expensive to build nuclear facilities, it creates far fewer jobs in comparison to that of the oil and gas industry, and it carries immense risk. Catastrophes due ...

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