President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an “important first step” toward addressing the world’s concerns over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear program.
The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has found problems with a safety drill earlier this year meant to simulate a terrorist attack against a western Pennsylvania nuclear power plant.
A missing nuclear gauge that fell off a truck has been recovered.
Officials are searching for missing gauges containing radioactive materials.
A man who used to work as a contractor at the Beaver County Nuclear Power Station has been charged with stealing more than 1,400 pounds of scrap copper from an outlying storage building at the plant, and having his mother sell it.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to reporter Erich Schwartzel and frightened homeowner Mary Anne Walerski about why armed guards are suddenly guarding a field in Kiskimere that is the site of a nuclear waste dump.
Mike Pintek recalls his experiences covering the Three Mile Island disaster.