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1 hr ago | NatureNews

Plasma physics: The fusion upstarts

To reach one of the world's most secretive nuclear-fusion companies, visitors must wind their way through a suburban office park at the foot of the Santa Ana Mountains, just east of Irvine, California, until they pull up outside the large but unmarked headquarters of Tri Alpha Energy.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Irvine, CA

6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Nuclear-Renewable Mix Is Just What The EPA Ordered

A lone nuclear power plant, Columbia Generating Station , near Richland, Wash., generated a record 9.7 billion kilowatt hours of electricity for the fiscal year that ended June 30. The reactor has been operating since 1984 and has produced well over 200 billion kWhrs of electricity averaging between 4 and 5 per kWhr.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Richland, WA, Energy, Energy Northwest

10 hrs ago | Utility Products

NRC shifts leadership amidst lack of 'nuclear renaissance'

U.S. nuclear regulators may need to shuffle staff as fewer nuclear plants are built and financial pressures prompt utilities to shutter existing plants, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Allison Macfarlane said Monday.

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12 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Paladin Energy Ltd: Settlement of Sale of Minority Interest in Langer Heinrich Mine, Namibia

The offtake component of the agreement allows CNNC to purchase its pro-rata share of product from Langer Heinrich at the prevailing market spot price.

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16 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

NRC names new resident inspector at Farley Nuclear

Kenneth Miller is taking over the job at the Southern Nuclear Operating plant near Columbia.

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17 hrs ago | The RiotACT

Nuclear energy: the debate Australia has to have

ABC 666's Genevieve Jacobs will talk with three of the nation's most compelling experts on an issue we cannot continue to ignore.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seeker Blog

Government's role in shutting down the US nuclear industry

A November 15, 2007 Heritage backgrounder " Competitive Nuclear Energy Investment: Avoiding Past Policy Mistakes " provides a brief history of anti-nuclear activists and regulatory turbulence, counseling that, this time around, we must act to avoid those enormous costs.

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Related Topix: Activism

Russia Taday

a With ISDS it's bedtime for democracy

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has multinational companies and transnational law firms on both sides of the Atlantic foaming at their mouths.

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Related Topix: Opinion

NorthJersey.com

Lyndhurst considers Hesco products, ponders flood protection issues

HESCO's deployable barrier system is pictured protecting the inner harbor naval canal in New Orleans during Hurricane Gustav.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Lyndhurst, NJ, Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather, Bayonne, NJ

Benzinga

Relaxed Regulations Highlight Nuclear ETFs

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a review of its 1977 rule that limits the amount of whole-body radiation that any member of the public can be exposed to as a result of the uranium fuel cycle.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

SBWire

MarketResearchReports.Com: Emerging Nuclear Power Countries - Market...

Asia-Pacific is the most prominent emerging nuclear region in the world, with 13.8 Gigawatts of planned and proposed nuclear power until 2030.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Utilities get more time to gauge nuke flood risks

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday that the Nebraska and Omaha Public Power Districts will now have until next Feb. 4 to complete their review.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Utilities get more time to gauge nuke flood risks

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday that the Nebraska and Omaha Public Power Districts will now have until next Feb. 4 to complete their review.

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Bakewell Today

Planner throw out Crich nuclear tip housing proposal

The proposal for a housing development on a site off Roes Lane, Crich, was put forward by Gladman Developments in May this year.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Iol.co.za

SA's nuclear programme remains a nebulous hope

When is South Africa's nuclear programme going to get out of the starting blocks? Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson had a lot to say in her budget vote speech yesterday, but the presentation lacked specifics and time frames.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 22: Nuclear materials, service station, unions

We all need to march to our state capitols on one day and say, 'Enough soldiers dying for people who hate us.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Tax

The Telegraph

Energy shot

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is an experimental fusion reactor being constructed at Cadarache in the south of France.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Geneva, IL, Opinion

BBC News

The EU's nuclear links with Russia

Following the loss of the Malaysian airliner last week, European leaders are once again wrestling with the question of how to respond to Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis.

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Related Topix: Business News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

US nuclear regulator looks to reposition staff

Macfarlane said NRC officials are in the early stages of researching how to reposition its roughly 3,800-member workforce as the industry's outlook changes.

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Reuters

New York environment regulators seek summer shutdown at Indian Point

New York state environmental regulators are proposing shutting the giant Indian Point nuclear power plant to protect fish in the Hudson River during summer months, when demand for electricity for air-conditioning is greatest.

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Related Topix: Energy, Consolidated Edison

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