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Groups Rally Against Nuclear Arms Spending

Several community organizations took part in the demonstration in downtown Detroit on Monday — the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

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NRC: Fermi 3 Plant Poses No Environmental Threat

The NRC’s staff has released a report for public comment on its analysis of plans for the Fermi 3 plant. The complex is near Monroe and Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

Artist's rendering of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (credit:

MSU Steps Up $615M Physics Project Pace

Michigan State University is picking up the pace on plans for hosting a $615 million nuclear research facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2011

A bottle of Potassium Iodide. In the wake of explosions at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there has been a rush on potassium iodide tablets and strong iodine solution in the United States as residents fear radiation contamination. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nuclear Scare In Japan Leads To Run On Potassium Iodide

The growing threat in Japan over nuclear radiation, has created fears locally of exposure and some folks are asking whether any potassium iodide is available here.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2011


DTE Officials Insist Michigan Nuclear Plant Is Safe

Officials at DTE Energy are working to assure the public that Fermi Two is safe while concerns about nuclear power plants rise amid the crisis in Japan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2011

Four of the Fukushima plant's six reactors are shown in this satellite photo from Geoeye via Google Earth. The reactors are numbered one through four from right to left. (Credit: CNET)

Nuclear Meltdown: What Are The Risks?

The issue of U.S. nuclear safety has come into focus following the Japan quake.


Prez Chides GOP For Not Acting On Nuke Treaty

President Barack Obama took aim Saturday at Republican senators standing in the way of a nuclear arms reduction pact with Russia, saying they were abandoning Ronald Reagan’s lesson of nuclear diplomacy: “Trust but verify.”


Audit: Changes Needed To Make Nuke Plants Secure

A federal audit set to be released Monday calls for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to improve nuclear power plant security against infiltration by potential terrorists.


Iran Starts Nuclear Reactor, Says Intent Peaceful

Trucks rumbled into Iran’s first reactor Saturday to begin loading tons of uranium fuel in a long-delayed startup touted by officials as both a symbol of the country’s peaceful intentions to produce nuclear energy as […]


Fidel Castro Makes Addresses Cuban Parliament

A lively and healthy-looking Fidel Castro appealed to President Barack Obama to prevent a global nuclear war in an emphatic speech Saturday that marked his first official government appearance since emergency surgery four years ago.