National Lab Fedexed Plutonium To Lawrence LivermoreEmployees have been fired and other personnel actions have been taken at one of the premier nuclear weapons laboratories in the U.S. after small amounts of radioactive material were mistakenly shipped aboard a commercial cargo plane.
Low-Flying Government Helicopter Testing For Radiation In 4 Bay Area CitiesIf you see a low-flying helicopter buzzing above the Bay Area this week, don't freak out. It's just the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration testing for radiation.
Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation's Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America's ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.
New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal RadiationThe first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.
San Francisco Fukushima Protest Marks Japan Earthquake AnniversaryBay Area residents were marking the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident Tuesday with events including a protest outside the Japanese consulate in San Francisco - one of many planned at consulates across the United States.
Internet Postings Stoke Bay Area Fears Of Nuclear Radiation Fallout From Japan Fukushima DisasterThe fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.
37 Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Arrested At Livermore LabThirty-seven protesters were arrested outside the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory during an annual Good Friday demonstration against the lab's involvement in developing nuclear weapons.
Proposed Ballot Measure Would Shut California Nuclear PlantsThe proposed Nuclear Waste Act of 2012 would require that no nuclear power be generated until the federal government can permanently dispose of high-level nuclear waste.
Phil Matier: Repealing The Nuclear Free Berkeley ActKCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the longstanding Nuclear Free Berkeley Act.
Good Question: What Is The Latest On Japanese Nuclear Plants?It has been five months since a powerful earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, which also led to a crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. In this Good Question: What is the latest condition of Japanese nuclear facilities?
Protestors Voice Nuclear Power Concerns To CPUC In San FranciscoThose opposed to nuclear power turned out to share their views with the Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco on Thursday.
Gaps In California Radiation Monitoring RevealedIn California, home to two seaside nuclear plants located close to earthquake fault lines, federal officials said four of the 11 stationary monitors were offline for repairs or maintenance last week.