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2 hrs ago | CNN

Westward Group Tokyo Energy News Japan to Utilize Nuclear Energy based on Pragmatism

The government of Japan finally came to the conclusion that the same nuclear energy that played a powerful role in modernization , is once more to be part of the energy policy of this nation.


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7 hrs ago | Reuters

China seen buying Westinghouse reactors for $24 billion nuclear energy projects

China may sign as early as next year the first of several contracts for eight new nuclear reactors from Westinghouse Electric Co, as the government presses ahead with the world's biggest civilian nuclear power expansion since the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan.


Sun Apr 20, 2014


China Premier Li Reiterates Plans to Boost Clean Energy

China, the world's biggest investor in renewable energy, reiterated plans to boost construction of solar and wind power plants along with projects to transmit electricity from the clean sources.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Li Keqiang

The Japan Times

Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control

The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the world the matter had been resolved.


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Vancouver Sun

Chuck Chiang: Energy exports provide a way for Canada to engage China

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, North America, Canada, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

WKXW-FM Trenton

Tiny Nuclear Power Plants Hold Promise

Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.


Su, Hau meet to exchange ideas on 4th Nuclear Power Plant

One possible avenue is a referendum on nuclear power, and Chairman Su Tseng-chang met Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin Sunday morning to discuss the issue and draw attention to the movement opposed to reliance on nuclear power and more specifically, to continued construction on the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.


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WTVY Dothan

Regional News: Farley Exercise; Bo Jackson; Big Sharks off Fla Panhandle

Officials at the Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan are telling people not to get excited if they see a lot of law enforcement and emergency vehicles around the plant next week.


Related Topix: Dothan, AL, Energy, Southern, Auburn, AL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

People's Daily Online

China's nuclear power installed capacity to reach 88 GW by 2020

China's nuclear power installed capacity, including that in operation and under construction, is predicted to top 88gigawatts by 2020, said Zhang Huazhu, head of the China Nuclear Energy Association , a national industry organization.


The Independent

Nuclear body rebuked over redacted report

The Government has admonished the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for "inappropriately" withholding information from the public, after backing the findings of a heavily critical MPs' report into the management of Sellafield.


Customer Interaction Solutions

NRC Issues Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses

Targeted News Service WASHINGTON, April 19 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission published the following notice in the Federal Register: Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations A Notice by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 04/15/2014 ... (more)


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France's oldest nuclear plant shut down after inci...

France's oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim, was shut down on Saturday following an incident at the facility away from the reactor which did not pose any danger, operator EDF said.


Emirates News Agency

Sharjah Museums Department Explores use of Nuclear Techniques in Archaeology

WAM SHARJAH, 19th April, 2014 -- The Sharjah Museums Department recently explored the use of nuclear techniques in archaeology, specifically in determining the age of pottery, papyrus and mummies.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

DPP leader calls on President Ma to halt nuclear project

Former opposition leader Lin Yi-hsiung is scheduled to start a hunger strike against the project on April 22, and the Ma should either promise to stop work on the plant in Gongliao, New Taipei City, immediately or express support for the opposition's proposal to allow the people of Taiwan to vote on the project, Su said.


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Senators urge improved quake safety measures at New England nuclear plants

US Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren are calling for increased safety measures at two area nuclear power plants after a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report found potential vulnerabilities to earthquakes.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Piece of errant metal in steam generator delays restart of St. Lucie nuclear plant

State officials say the downtime of the St. Lucie 2 nuclear power plant will be extended from one month to eight weeks.

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The Windsor Star

Proposed nuclear waste site triggers fears for Great Lakes, drinking water

Opposition is mounting to a proposed underground nuclear waste facility on the edge of the Great Lakes which critics say has potential to forever taint the waterway and the drinking water it provides.


Related Topix: Ontario Power Generation, Energy

Stars and Stripes

Europe's nuclear option

Whatever else Russia may have accomplished with its bullying of Ukraine, it has left Europe thoroughly frightened of Moscow's ability to lord its energy dominance over the continent.


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News Tribune

Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.



MIT Unveils Seawater-Cooled Floating Nuclear Power Plant That Can Withstand Earthquakes and Tsunamis

MIT has unveiled designs for an earthquake and tsunami-proof nuclear power plant.


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