About Zachary Shahan

Zachary Shahan is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.

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More trouble for flooded nuclear reactors in Nebraska

June 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

As bad news continues to come in from Japan's nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, a similar situation may be beginning on our own shores. Two nuclear reactors in Nebraska are threatened by floodwaters... and while officials keep insisting there's no danger and everything is under control, that's not exactly reassuring. Especially since one of their control systems collapsed over the weekend

Shades of Fukushima – flooded Nebraska plant loses power

June 27th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Will this be our Fukushima? It's certainly not at the point of being a major disaster yet, but... What turned Fukushima from a crisis to a disaster was the way Tokyo Electric (TEPCO) mishandled its attempts to keep control of their nuclear power plants. As flood waters rise in the American heartland, it's disconcerting to see the way a similar scenario is playing out

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