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Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip.


Sun Jul 13, 2014

International Business Times

6.8-Magnitude Quake Triggers Small Tsunami Near Fukushima, Crippled Nuclear Power Plant Unaffected

An elderly woman walks at a temporary housing complex where evacuees from the Kawamata area are living in Kawamata town, Fukushima prefecture June 23, 2014.


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

Free Republic

Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Planetary Nebula NGC 2818 from Hubble

Explanation: NGC 2818 is a beautiful planetary nebula, the gaseous shroud of a dying sun-like star.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Deseret News

My view: Coal and nuclear power belong in Utah's energy policy portfolio

Now is the time for Utah to recognize the environmental benefits of using advanced coal-burning technologies and nuclear power to generate electricity.


Related Topix: Utah, Utah Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power

Buenos Aires Herald

New cooperation agreements at-a-glance

Five cooperation agreements signed yesterday between the Russian Federation and Argentina.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Nerve News

Indian-American lawmaker for dialogue with India on nuclear issues

Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American member of US House of Representatives, has called for an open dialogue with India on issues like liability concerns to open Indian energy market to US companies.


Related Topix: Indian-American, Asian-American


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.


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


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.


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


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".


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)


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

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.


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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Digital Post Production

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.


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Spring City, TN


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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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.


Related Topix: Aiken, SC

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.


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.


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.


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