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Palomares, Andalusia, Spain

US to clean up Spanish radioactive site in Palomares nearly 50 years after plane crash - @guardian

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Japan earthquake, tsunami 2011

Japanese town near damaged Fukushima nuclear plant lifts evacuation order; Naraha was 1st among 7 municipalities forced to evacuate due to 2011 earthquake, tsunami - @nytimes

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nuclear power

Nuclear reactor in Yeonggwang, South Korea, came to a sudden halt, operator says; no damage or radiation leak - @YonhapNews

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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

TEPCO says sensors, which were rigged to a gutter that pours rain and ground water at the Fukushima Daiichi plant to a nearby bay, detected contamination levels up to 70 times greater than the already-high radioactive status seen at the plant campus - @AFP

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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

No contaminated water leakage has been confirmed at Fukushima Daiichi, TEPCO says - @TEPCO_English

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United Kingdom

Britain's NHS to offer pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with single, targeted dose of radiation - @BBCNews

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skin cancer

Tanning beds, sun lamps will carry new warnings that they should not be used by anyone under age 18 as the federal government works to reduce rising rates of skin cancer linked to the radiation-emitting devices - @AP

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Carlsbad, NM, US

Crews find damaged material while searching for source of radiation release at underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico - @AP

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Radiation detected after containers with radioactive material fall off ship at port in Halifax, Nova Scotia - @CNNBRK

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Carlsbad, NM, US

4 more workers test positive for radiation from New Mexico nuclear waste site - @ReutersUS

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Miami, FL, US

Hazmat on scene at Port of Miami due to passenger with 'old compass' that was emitting radiation; terminals expected to reopen soon, spokesman says - @NBCNews

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New Mexico, US

Officials: Excessive radiation levels detected at New Mexico waste site; no workers exposed, no risk to public health - @Reuters

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Carlsbad, NM, US

Officials monitor presence of airborne radiation at southeastern New Mexico's nuclear waste repository - @AP

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Sellafield nuclear plant closure, Jan. 31, 2014

Sellafield nuclear plant alert was triggered by naturally occurring radiation, plant tells @BBCNews

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Sellafield nuclear plant closure, Jan. 31, 2014

Britain's nuclear decommissioning authority says it is unclear where radiation is coming from at Sellafield plant - @Reuters

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Sellafield nuclear plant closure, Jan. 31, 2014

Sellafield stakeholder relations director on radioactivity: 'It's not a level that would trigger any kind of activity on or off site. It's below levels that would demand us to do sheltering or anything like that' - @BBCNews

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Orbital Sciences launches mission to ISS

Antares rocket launch team postpones today's launch attempt due to unusually high level of space radiation - statement via @NBCNews

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Radioactive material stolen in Mexico

Official: 6 hospitalized in Mexico test negative for radiation poisoning - @CNN

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Radioactive material stolen in Mexico

Update: Mexican government official says 6 being tested for possible radiation exposure are suspects in theft of truck carrying cobalt-60 - @AP

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Radioactive material stolen in Mexico

Local health secretary confirms 6 people admitted to Mexican hospital with possible symptoms of radiation contamination - via @NBCNews

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