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48 min ago | Roll Call

Nuclear Waste Bill Not Dead, Just Sleeping

A Senate measure to set up a new agency to oversee nuclear waste is lying dormant while election year priorities take the spotlight.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Lamar Alexander

4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Utility seeks more gas-fired power to replace nuclear plant

A desalination plant to be built along Agua Hedionda Lagoon near the Encina Power Station in Carlsbad is expected to start producing in 2016.


Related Topix: Carlsbad, CA, Energy, San Diego Gas and Electric

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Irradiated and brainwashed: Japanese citizens somehow still support nuclear industry

Virtually no one in the Japanese public supports nuclear energy production anymore, thanks to what many now agree was the worst nuclear disaster ever to occur in recorded history.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Red tape, politics keep nuclear waste at local plants

The Susquehanna Valley's nuclear plants are having to make adjustments to store nuclear waste that was not originally supposed to remain on location so long.


Related Topix: Peach Bottom, PA


Fukushima monkeys show possible 'effects...

Monkeys near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have lower blood cell counts than cousins living further away, possibly because of radiation exposure, a study said Thursday.


Cybercast News Service

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Pair shun university for a crack at apprenticeships

WHILE his friends have spent the past few years partying and running up debt at university, 22-year-old Dominic Callaghan has been carving out a career in engineering.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The Raw Story

US power giant Southern Company hopes to build more nuclear power reactors

Southern Co, one of the biggest U.S. power companies, said it hopes to announce plans by the end of the year to build more nuclear reactors, a spokesman said late Wednesday.


Related Topix: Energy, Southern, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

This Is Lancashire

1m a year to discuss nuclear waste

Communities could be paid millions of pounds just to consider having a facility to bury nuclear waste in their area, the Government has said.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 24: Illegals, nuclear material and scare tactics

I have a solution for the illegal immigrants in Texas. Load them up and place them on the White House lawn.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Aiken, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courier News

LETTER: Renewable energy will exhaust economyLETTER: Renewable energy ...

LETTER: Renewable energy will exhaust economy Fossil fuels still the answer, not renewables pushed by Dems trying to limit opportunity Check out this story on Wind-powered turbines spin at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority headquarters in Atlantic City.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Atlantic County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Wind Power, Opinion


Plasma physics: The fusion upstarts

To reach one of the world's most secretive nuclear-fusion companies, visitors must wind their way through a suburban office park at the foot of the Santa Ana Mountains, just east of Irvine, California, until they pull up outside the large but unmarked headquarters of Tri Alpha Energy.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Irvine, CA

Nuclear-Renewable Mix Is Just What The EPA Ordered

A lone nuclear power plant, Columbia Generating Station , near Richland, Wash., generated a record 9.7 billion kilowatt hours of electricity for the fiscal year that ended June 30. The reactor has been operating since 1984 and has produced well over 200 billion kWhrs of electricity averaging between 4 and 5 per kWhr.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Richland, WA, Energy, Energy Northwest

Utility Products

NRC shifts leadership amidst lack of 'nuclear renaissance'

U.S. nuclear regulators may need to shuffle staff as fewer nuclear plants are built and financial pressures prompt utilities to shutter existing plants, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chair Allison Macfarlane said Monday.


Sys-Con Media

Paladin Energy Ltd: Settlement of Sale of Minority Interest in Langer Heinrich Mine, Namibia

The offtake component of the agreement allows CNNC to purchase its pro-rata share of product from Langer Heinrich at the prevailing market spot price.


NRC names new resident inspector at Farley Nuclear

Kenneth Miller is taking over the job at the Southern Nuclear Operating plant near Columbia.


The RiotACT

Nuclear energy: the debate Australia has to have

ABC 666's Genevieve Jacobs will talk with three of the nation's most compelling experts on an issue we cannot continue to ignore.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seeker Blog

Government's role in shutting down the US nuclear industry

A November 15, 2007 Heritage backgrounder " Competitive Nuclear Energy Investment: Avoiding Past Policy Mistakes " provides a brief history of anti-nuclear activists and regulatory turbulence, counseling that, this time around, we must act to avoid those enormous costs.


Related Topix: Activism

Russia Taday

a With ISDS it's bedtime for democracy

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has multinational companies and transnational law firms on both sides of the Atlantic foaming at their mouths.


Related Topix: Opinion

Lyndhurst considers Hesco products, ponders flood protection issues

HESCO's deployable barrier system is pictured protecting the inner harbor naval canal in New Orleans during Hurricane Gustav.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Lyndhurst, NJ, Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather, Bayonne, NJ