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NRC orders vent modifications to 31 nuclear plants around U.S.
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U.S. Nuke Plants Ordered to Upgrade Vents to Prevent Fukushima-Type Issues

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ordered some modifications made to plants that are similar in design to those in Fukushima that melted down in Japan two years ago.

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Seattle City Council votes to restrict and oversee drone use
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WA Legislature Won’t Restrict Drones? Seattle City Council Will

Never mind a bill to regulate the use of drones never made it to a vote in the state legislature.

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WA legislature kills drone regulation bill
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Washington Legislature Kills Bill Regulating Use of Drones

Despite significant support from both parties and many other groups, the bill didn't even make it to a vote.

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Google settles Street View "hacking" legal battle
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Google to Pay Millions in Settlement Over Streetview Wi-Fi Privacy Issues

Washington is one of 37 states sharing a fine paid by Google for alleged privacy violations during mapping for its "Street View" feature.

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Drone seen hovering near JFK Airport runway Monday
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Guess What Drones Might Be Used for Next? Have You Seen This Dog?

According to an ABC News report,  drones might be used for a myriad of tasks and some might seem bizarre.

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Seats Available for Hanford B Reactor Bus Tour

Hanford is now offering tours of the B Reactor and the current environmental cleanup site.

The B Reactor was the world’s first full-scale nuclear reactor. It was here that the plutonium was produced for the “Fat Man” bomb dropped over Nagasaki, Japan in 1945

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PNNL Scientist Holding Seminar on Benefits of Buying an Electric Vehicle in Kennewick

Dr. Michael Kintner, a scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will give a presentation on the benefits of buying an electric vehicle Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the Mid-Columbia Library, located at 1620 S

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Today Is 16th Anniversary of First Successful Animal Cloning! – Remember Blade Runner?

Back then this story set the world on it's ear!

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50 things we don't do anymore due to technology
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50 Things We Don’t Do Anymore – Due To Technology

How times have changed. Perhaps if you're old enough, you recall some of these.

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New PNNL Technology Can ‘Sniff’ Bombs

The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a new process to detect explosives.

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