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Stories with subject: Nuclear physics
  • Debate resumes in Las Vegas about Nevada nuclear dump idea story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 1:13 am

    LAS VEGAS - The debate resumed Tuesday in Nevada about the possibility of radioactive contamination of the underground water supply from a proposed national nuclear waste repository in the desert near where nuclear weapons tests were conducted for decades.

  • Regulators halt study of cancer risks at 7 nuclear plants 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 2:42 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Federal regulators are pulling the plug on a five-year study of the risk of cancer in communities around six U.S. nuclear plants and a nuclear fuel site.