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7 min ago | Switched

Plastic Bags, Nuclear Waste and a Toxic Planet

Last week we saw California move a step closer to banning one-time use plastic bags and the Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission legalize above ground storage of nuclear waste.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Jerry Brown

4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Nuclear fusion project in France awards $1.2 million contract to Maine manufacturer

A Gorham-based manufacturer has won a $1.2 million contract from the international group building a nuclear fusion reactor in southern France.

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4 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector At Watts Bar Nuclear Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have selected Jared Nadel to serve as the senior resident inspector for the Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar Nuclear Plant's Unit 1, located near Spring City.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority, Energy, Spring City, TN, Knoxville, TN, North Carolina State University

4 hrs ago | OpEdNews

NRC storage decision may lead to building of more dangerous nuclear power plants

The single most important news story of the day--the one most likely to still be affecting lives in 10 or even 100 years--was buried on page A13 of the New York Times.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Ur-Energy: A Perfect Pick For Global Renaissance Of Uranium Markets

After the Fukushima accident in 2011, the world started to resent nuclear energy once more.

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11 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Argonne, KAERI developing prototype sodium-cooled fast nuclear reactor

The US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory is working with the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute to develop a Prototype Generation-IV Sodium-cooled Fast Reactor .

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

14 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Nuclear waste explosion at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant spewed...

It is still a mystery why a 55-gallon drum containing nuclear waste exploded in mid-February at the government's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Japan Times

Three Chiba cities will store radioactive waste if state fails to build final disposal site, NHK says

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture that were heavily contaminated with radioactive materials as a result of the March 2011 nuclear meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

The Times of India

Japan promises Modi $35 billion inflows, but holds out on nuclear deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before their talks at the state guesthouse in Tokyo, on September 1, 2014.

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ABC News

Fukushima accepts 'temporary' nuclear waste storage

Yuhei Sato has been cajoled with the promises of subsidies if he accepts a Japanese government plan to build a depot on land near the battered Fukushima Daiichi plant.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Tsunami

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam.

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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, Iraq, Middle East, Weather

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Finland's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor delayed until late 2018

Finland's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor will be delayed until late 2018, construction consortium Areva-Siemens said, prompting a disgruntled statement from its client Teollisuuden Voima .

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Related Topix: Stora Enso, Paper

Sun Aug 31, 2014

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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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

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

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

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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