17 Sep '12, 1pm

On Our Radar: Nuclear Plants and Flood Risks

On Our Radar: Nuclear Plants and Flood Risks

Associated Press The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska in June 2011, when it was surrounded by floodwaters. An engineer within the Nuclear Regulatory Commission accuses its regulators of deliberately covering up information related to the vulnerability of nuclear power plants that sit downstream from large dams and reservoirs. [The Huffington Post] Tree deaths from insects and diseases have plunged recently in the United States, mainly because mountain pine beetles are running out of food, the Forest Service says. But the next cycle of infestation is well under way in the south-central Rockies, where spruce beetles are devastating mature trees. [The Summit County Voice] A look at the enduring relationship in many lands between ivory objects and religious tradition , which helps to fuel the illegal slaughter of elephants for their tusks. [National Geographic] From clim...

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