Santa Fe -
The New Mexico Environmental Department has put its foot down, telling the Los Alamos National Laboratory it cannot extend the deadline any longer for the clean up of toxic waste across its northern New Mexico site.
For the first time since the devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami hit the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in northeastern Japan, workers were able to enter one of the reactor buildings of the disabled plant.
A leak of radiation gases occurred at the Pelindaba nuclear reactors near Pretoria at 10am on Monday, the SA Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) said. "Abnormal levels of gamma radiation associated with xenon and krypton gases were detected."