12 Aug 2022

Ukrainian nuclear plant facing ‘grave hour,’ UN watchdog says

The situation at the Russian-occupied nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine has reached a “grave hour” according to the head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog. On Thursday, he called for an immediate inspection of the facility by experts. The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) warned

Read More
04 Aug 2022

IAEA says Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant out of control

According to the head of the UN’s nuclear agency, the large nuclear power plant that was occupied by Russia during the invasion of Ukraine is out of control. Rafael Grossi called for the plant to be inspected and for necessary repairs to be made. This nuclear plant is the largest

Read More
13 Apr 2021

Japan to Release Low-Radiation Fukushima Water Into Ocean

On Tuesday, Japan stated that it plans to release water with low levels of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the sea. However, this plan has been met with extreme opposition from the local fishing industry and environmentalists, who are struggling to recover from the impact of the

Read More
14 Apr 2020

Chernobyl fire under control, Ukraine officials say

A fire that began dangerously close to the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant has been successfully contained according to Ukrainian officials. On Tuesday, Ukraine stated that although there is still a risk due to small fires on the forest floor, there is no large open fire left. The fire brought up

Read More