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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Areva Offers New Timeline for Finnish Nuclear Reactor

A nuclear reactor under construction in Finland is now estimated to start operations in 2018, nearly a decade later than originally planned, Areva SA said Monday.

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10 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Train to nowhere: Feds seeking train cars to haul nuclear waste, but nowhere yet to t...

Officials at the U.S. Department of Energy asked commercial firms this spring for ideas on buying or leasing specialized train cars to haul radioactive, used fuel from nuclear reactors to an interim storage site or a geologic depository.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

17 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

Officials at the U.S. Department of Energy asked commercial firms this spring for ideas on buying or leasing specialized train cars to haul radioactive, used fuel from nuclear reactors to an interim storage site or a geologic depository.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Military, US Navy

Yesterday | Xinhuanet

China, Russia work on building energy cooperation partnership

China will exert consistent and unswerving efforts to establish a strategic partnership of energy cooperation with Russia as agreed by the heads of state of the two countries, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said here Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Reuters

Fukushima fallout: Resentment grows in nearby Japanese city

Like many of her neighbors, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima nuclear disaster almost three and a half years ago.

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The Daily Star

Amend Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Act 2012

Bangladesh is going ahead with the construction of a 2000 MWe nuclear power plant at Rooppur with Russian assistance.

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News and Star

Plans for A 10bn reactor in Cumbria get 'positive response'

The group hoping to build a new nuclear reactor in west Cumbria say the responses to its plans have been "almost universally positive".

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NHK World

Fukushima formally accepts waste storage plan

The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has officially accepted a government proposal to build intermediate radioactive waste facilities in 2 of its towns.

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CBS News

Three years later, Fukushima radiation leaves towns eerily empty

"We're allowed in 15 times a year," Saito told CBS News, on a trip back to his home near where a typhoon caused the Fukishima nuclear plant to leak dangerous amounts of radiation three years ago .

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Suria

India's Modi leaves for Japan to boost...

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi left Saturday for a trip to Japan aimed at strengthening ties with counterpart Shinzo Abe and boosting trade between Asia's second and third largest economies.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Canada, Japan, Train Disaster

Russia Taday

'Soul of the sun' detected for the first time by scientists

Scientists have for the first time detected the solar neutrino particles forged in the sun's heart that are eventually emitted into the galaxy as light.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Berkeley, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Aiken Standard

SRNS completes disposition of fuel from L Area

Submitted photo H Canyon is the nation's only hardened nuclear chemical separations plant still in operation in the U.S. The Savannah River Site's management and operations contract recently completed the Sodium Reactor Experiment used nuclear fuel campaign at H Canyon by dissolving 147 bundles of used nuclear fuel from the Site's L Area ... (more)

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NEI Nuclear Notes

Nuclear Energy Sets Forth in Ghana

An energy professional with the great name of Jude Nuru writes on Ghanaweb : It is worth mentioning that the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has over the years successfully operated a nuclear plant on a small scale which has been of significant benefit to Ghanaians health wise.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Forbes.com

Confidence -- What Does It Mean For Nuclear Waste?

I have been a scientist in the field of the earth and environmental sciences for 33 years, specializing in geologic disposal of nuclear waste, energy-related research, subsurface transport and environmental clean-up of heavy metals.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Energy

Examiner.com

French energy provider EDF approaches crossroads in European market

The European energy sector is changing, and quickly. Renewable is exploding, with solar, battery and electric solidifying its presence in the market.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, France, World News, Veolia Environnement, Water Utilities

Newsday

Dead stars 'can re-ignite' and blow

The discovery appears to solve a mystery surrounding the nature of a particular category of stellar explosions known as Type Ia supernovas.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Explosion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after Fukushima nuclear meltdown

Joseph Mangano, of the Radiation and Public Health Project, said the expected number of this type of cancer would be seven of the area's 300,000 youngsters More than 100 youngsters in Japan have been A diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown three years ago .

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Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health

WTNH

Millstone nuclear power plant in Waterford, Conn.

Federal regulators say they could impose more inspections and greater oversight of Connecticut's nuclear power plant due to repeated problems with a critical water pump.

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Related Topix: Waterford, CT

Detroit News

U.S. Rep Kildee plans resolution opposing nuclear waste facility near Lake Huron

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, plans to introduce a congressional resolution that opposes Canadian plans to store nuclear waste near the shore of Lake Huron.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan

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