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Plans to ship decades-old weapons waste from South Carolina's Savannah River Site are on hold still as the underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico that was to be its home remains shuttered indefinitely a month after a mysterious radioactive leak stopped shipments from sites nationwide.
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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a confirmatory order to South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.'
Below are key excerpts of important news articles which include revealing information on the cover-up by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission [ NRC ] of the serious implications of the Fukushima meltdowns for US nuclear reactors, high strangeness around the missing Malaysian airliner, research proving that toxic chemicals cause autism and ADHD in ... (more)
Cautionary tales still circle from Fukushima's radioactive plumes. Last week, on the third anniversary of the "3/11" earthquake and tsunami along eastern Japan, a gathering at St. Michael's College in Colchester explored the disaster's aftershocks.
The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant was put back into service Sunday morning following a 55-day, 19-hour scheduled refueling and maintenance outage that began Jan. 19. During the maintenance period, which was the plant's 23rd refueling outage, 64 used fuel assemblies were removed from the reactor vessel and replaced, according to a press release ... (more)
On paper, South Africa's long-term energy plans look solid, with coal, nuclear, gas and renewables all viable options.
The findings of a Kyodo survey conducted in February this year reveal a stunning level of reluctance to restart Japan's nuclear reactors in the host cities, towns and prefectures that stand to gain from revving them back up.
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Thousands of campaigners rallied against nuclear power in Tokyo, as the government and utilities move toward resumption of reactors in southern Japan.
Officials in one West Texas county want to store used nuclear fuel from the state's four reactors - and possibly from other states - in a business venture they believe could bring jobs and billions of dollars to the region.
A fire which sparked the evacuation of a major underground US nuclear waste plant last month was preventable, according to a report highlighting safety lapses at the site.
The crowd of around 50 protesters gathered at Hyde Park Corner before marching past the Japanese Embassy and one of the buildings housing the Tokyo Electric Company and ending near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.
Fukushima nuclear workers and their supporters shouts slogans as they raise their fists in front of the headquarters of Tokyo Electric Power Company , operator of the tsunami-battered Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, during a rally in Tokyo on March 14, 2014.
Ontario Power Generation has grossly underestimated the radioactivity levels of nuclear waste to be buried at its Bruce site, a retired OPG chemist and research scientist says.
Maintenance and safety lapses were at the root of a lorry fire that shut down the only US underground nuclear waste repository, a report has found.
A federal court has ordered the Energy Department to pay Energy Northwest $19 million for its continued costs from the failure to open a national repository for spent fuel from its nuclear power plant at Richland.