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2 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Off shore nuclear waste dump sites hit by 3 earthquakes off the coast of Japan

Yesterday there were two earthquakes measuring M6.5 and M4.6 off the coast of Japan sending a meter high tsunami towards the coastline.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Boat Disaster, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a nuclear energy cooperation deal with Argentina on Saturday on the second stop of a tour to bolster trade ties and strengthen Russia's influence in Latin America.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

10 hrs ago | Newsday

Old nuclear waste 'repackaged'

Decades-old nuclear waste is being moved from the world's largest open air nuclear storage pond at Sellafield and "repackaged".

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14 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Coal, oil kill far more than nuclear plants

If you close down the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, as Times columnist Brent Harold and many others have argued in these pages, do you replace it with a coal- or oil-burning plant? Do you fix a problem that will probably never occur with one that you know will actually kill people? The ongoing contamination from electricity-generating, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

18 hrs ago | Science Daily

Pressure cell for reproducing deep-Earth chemistry

A new pressure cell makes it possible to simulate chemical reactions deep in the Earth's crust.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Davis, CA, UC Davis, Johns Hopkins University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Jeb Handwerger: Are You Ready for Doubles and Triples in Uranium Mining Stocks?

July 11, 2014 Are you brave enough to buy straw hats in winter? From uranium to oil services to lithium, savvy investors can find innovative ways to make money based on fundamental supply and demand rather than emotion and fashion.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

KEPR CBS 19

6.8 quake hits Japan near crippled nuclear plant

A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Business Journal

Westinghouse installs first successful spent-fuel monitoring system post-Fukushima

Westinghouse Electric Co. announced Friday it has successfully installed technology at a U.S. nuclear power plant that addresses safety concerns following the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

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Related Topix: Spring City, TN

SooToday

Quebec urged to hike energy exports to Ontario

The study says the increase could earn Quebec about $12 billion over 20 years, while Ontario would save the same amount of cash over the same period by cutting down on its nuclear-energy production.

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SBWire

Nuclear Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 -...

Reportstack, provider of premium market research reports announces the addition of Nuclear Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles market report to its offering Nuclear Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, ... (more)

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The Island Packet

Energy officials discuss German waste in SC

Gary DeLeon with the Energy Department says if the material is processed, an easier way is needed to handle it.

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Related Topix: Aiken, SC

NewsOK.com

Malfunction forces Czech nuclear reactor shut down

An official says a Czech nuclear power plant has shut down one of its two reactors due to a fault on a cooling water pump.

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Tri-cityherald.com

DOE cleanup leader leaves but will continue negotiations

Dave Huizenga, the top official for the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management, is returning to his former job, but will continue his role in Hanford negotiations.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Eastlothian Today

Disposal of nuclear waste questioned

East Lothian Greens are raising questions about plans by the operators of Torness at Dunbar to change the way radioactive waste is handled.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Business Journal

Energy company gets $260M in tax credits to open Camden facility

Tax credits valued at $260 million over 10 years were approved by New Jersey state officials that will bring power plant supplier Holtec International and 395 jobs to Camden.

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Related Topix: Energy, Charleston, SC

Free Republic

‘Low Grade’ Nuclear Material Is Seized by Rebels in Iraq, U.N. Says

Iraq has notified the United Nations that Sunni militants seized nuclear material from a university in the northern city of Mosul last month as they advanced toward Baghdad, the nuclear regulatory body of the United Nations said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Reuters

Want energy independence? Keep the nuclear option and limit exports

Whether or not you follow the energy markets, it's very likely you've heard the phrase "U.S. energy independence" at one time or another in recent years.

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Bellingham Herald

Officials: Fermi 2 plant reports diesel fuel leak

The Monroe News reports the leak and spill happened around midday Tuesday at the DTE Energy Co.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, MI

Crosscut.com

Should we build new nuclear reactors in Washington?

The market may be about to ripen for small, modular nuclear reactors, like those on Navy submarines.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Richland, WA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

OpEdNews

Nuclear Experimentation: Year 69

On 16th July 1945, 69 years ago, the United States Army set off the Trinity detonation in New Mexico, the beginning of the infamous Manhattan Project.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US News, Liberal Political News

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