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Radioactive waste fears if Qld mines open

Queensland could be dotted with hidden deposits of low level radioactive waste if uranium was once again mined in the state, environmentalists have warned.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

The State

Oconee Nuclear Station safety violations admitted but severity disputed

The Oconee Nuclear Station’s top leadership claimed responsibility Thursday for safety violations that allowed a crack in its oldest reactor to go undetected for years, but they stopped short of agreeing with nuclear regulators on the severity of the lapse in oversight.



Mumbai Musings

The figures on crimes and crimes against women are bad enough in Mumbai and in Maharashtra, but with this latest incident we have reached a new low: A 26-year-old model lodged a complaint against Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar accusing him of rape and misconduct.


Related Topix: World News, India,

The York Daily Record

NRC considering action for Peach Bottom security violation found during inspection

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering escalated action against Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station after observing a security violation during an inspection the NRC conducted in May. NRC official correspondence to Exelon Nuclear, the company that owns the Peach Bottom plant in southeastern York County, stated that the violation concerns ... (more)


Related Topix: Peach Bottom, PA

Bluffton Today

Court orders Chem-Nuclear to improve protection at Barnwell site

The S.C. Court of Appeals is ordering Chem-Nuclear to better protect the groundwater from contamination at theBarnwell's low-level radioactive waste disposal site.


Related Topix: Barnwell, SC, Snelling, SC

NEI Nuclear Notes

Why U.S. Needs Nuclear As Part of 'All of the Above' Energy Strategy

The following is a guest post by Glenn McCullough, Jr. He served as Mayor of Tupelo, Mississippi and was Chairman of TVA from 2001 - 2005.

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News Observer

A lighter light bill for Eastern NC towns

In 1982, a number of towns in Eastern North Carolina bought ownership shares in power, eventually owning substantial percentages of the Brunswick nuclear power plant, the Shearon Harris nuclear plant in Wake County and a couple of coal-burning plants.


Related Topix: Brunswick, NC, Wake County, NC, Duke Energy, Energy, Wake Forest, NC, Kinston, NC

Taiwan to shutter near-completed nuclear plant

Taiwan's government said Thursday it would seal off a nuclear power plant due to open next year but repeatedly attacked as unsafe by the public, pending a referendum on its future.



Lithuania refutes Makei's remarks

Lithuania does not confirm the remark by the Belarusian foreign minister, who said Vilnius had finally approved the construction of the nuclear power station in Astravets.


Related Topix: Belarus, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Raw Story

New report paints bleak future for nuclear power due to high operating costs

The globe's nuclear power industry is aging, plagued with high costs and construction delays, and generally on the decline.


Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy

The Telegraph

N-energy, chicken legs on table

New Delhi, July 30: US secretary of state John Kerry landed here today for what New Delhi and Washington call a strategic dialogue, but economic niggles over subjects ranging from nuclear energy to chicken legs threaten to trip efforts to rekindle a relationship many argue is stagnating.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia

Las Cruces Sun-News

MSHA issues 52 citations at WIPP

CARLSBAD >> The Mine Safety and Health Administration issued 52 citations at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant this year according to documents released by the Department of Energy this week.


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Millstone unit powering back on after shutdown

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .


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KCBD-TV Lubbock

Spokeswoman: Texas A&M reactor staffing fixed

A federal regulatory agency says it won't revoke Texas A&M's license to operate a nuclear reactor that was left understaffed.


Ripley and Heanor News

Homes next to old nuclear tip blocked

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


Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

The Raw Story

Dismantling Germany's 275,000-tonne nuclear industry, piece by piece

Eyes fixed on a screen, joystick in hand, the operator of a remote-controlled saw painstakingly dismantles metal rods at one of Germany's mothballed nuclear reactors.


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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

New foe of nuclear-waste storage

Both Opaskwayak Cree Nation, which is near The Pas, and Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, near Creighton, have passed bans on nuclear waste from Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick passing through their traditional territory and being stored there.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News,

Marine News

Russia, China May Develop Floating Nuclear Power Plants

Russia and the world's top energy user China may jointly develop six floating nuclear power plants , Russia's nuclear export body said on Tuesday, a further joint energy project since the signing of a $400 billion gas supply deal.


Related Topix: World News, China, Texas

Water Online

Sixteen Skid Mounted Mobile Water Treatment Systems For The Nuclear Energy Industry

RWL Water was hired to supply sixteen skid mounted mobile water treatment systems for Pooled Equipment Inventory Company , a company dedicated to resolving common equipment and inventory-related problems in the nuclear electric utility industry.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ


Town hall meeting to be held Tuesday regarding Canadian proposal to bury radioactive nuclear waste

A Thumb-area Republican lawmaker wants you to join the fight to stop a Canadian proposal to bury radioactive nuclear waste from 18 Canadian nuclear power reactors, underground, less than a mile from Lake Huron.


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