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Still Picking Up the Pieces: The Two Year Anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

Today is the second anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster that occurred in northeast Japan following a magnitude-9 earthquake on March 11, 2011. The earthquake, which developed on the ocean floor just off the coast of the country, generated a large tsunami which struck the power plant...

White House Releases National Biosurveillance Strategy

“The ‘National Strategy for Biosurveillance’ sets forth the United States Government approach to strengthen our national biosurveillance enterprise and describes a core set of functions critical to this Strategy’s success.The approach builds on existing biosurveillance concepts and capabilities in seeking to enable more rapid detection, knowledge, and characterization of human,...

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants to Re-Evaluate Seismic Hazards

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) released a new seismic study “that will help U.S. nuclear facilities in the central and eastern United States reassess seismic hazards. The Central and Eastern United States Seismic Source Characterization for...