Archinect - News 2014-12-22T04:16:04-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/60387063/u-s-nuclear-plants-brace-for-hurricane-sandy-impact U.S. Nuclear Plants Brace for Hurricane Sandy Impact Alexander Walter 2012-10-30T18:32:00-04:00 >2012-10-30T18:35:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5c/5cead587b4a396cab81404953a6da503.jpg" width="514" height="351" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Oyster Creek, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) north of Atlantic City, generates 630 megawatts (MW), or enough electricity to power 600,000 households. Situated about a mile inland from the brackish inlet of the Atlantic Ocean known as Barnegat Bay, it shares the same design as Japan's tsunami-crippled coastal nuclear plant, Fukushima Daiichi.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/47281403/japan-goes-nuclear-free-for-the-first-time-in-four-decades Japan Goes Nuclear-Free For the First Time in Four Decades Archinect 2012-05-04T12:44:00-04:00 >2012-05-04T13:39:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qq/qq1mkes9lvwrdw2y.jpg" width="514" height="454" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For the First Time in Four Decades Japan will shut down its last working nuclear power station this weekend, culminating &mdash; at least for now &mdash; a national shift away from nuclear energy in the aftermath of last year&rsquo;s Fukushima disaster. The shutdown of the No. 3 Tomari reactor in Hokkaido will leave the country without nuclear power for the first time since 1970.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/34830662/radioactive-fukushima-concrete-found-in-new-japanese-building Radioactive Fukushima Concrete Found In New Japanese Building MikeChino 2012-01-17T12:47:00-05:00 >2012-01-17T13:43:37-05:00 <em><p>Following last year&rsquo;s nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there has been a great deal of public concern over the contamination of local food sources and water and now, newly constructed buildings can be added to the list of radiation fears in Japan. A three-month long survey of students in Nihonmatsu City turned city officials onto the presence of high levels of radiation in one recently built three-story apartment complex.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>