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1 hr ago | 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.


5 hrs ago | 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".


9 hrs ago | NHK World

Fukushima formally accepts waste storage plan

The governor of Japan's Fukushima Prefecture has officially accepted a government proposal to build intermediate radioactive waste facilities in 2 of its towns.


12 hrs ago | CBS News

Three years later, Fukushima radiation leaves towns eerily empty

"We're allowed in 15 times a year," Saito told CBS News, on a trip back to his home near where a typhoon caused the Fukishima nuclear plant to leak dangerous amounts of radiation three years ago .


16 hrs ago | Suria

India's Modi leaves for Japan to boost...

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi left Saturday for a trip to Japan aimed at strengthening ties with counterpart Shinzo Abe and boosting trade between Asia's second and third largest economies.


Related Topix: World News, India, Canada, Japan, Train Disaster

19 hrs ago | Russia Taday

'Soul of the sun' detected for the first time by scientists

Scientists have for the first time detected the solar neutrino particles forged in the sun's heart that are eventually emitted into the galaxy as light.


Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Berkeley, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Aiken Standard

SRNS completes disposition of fuel from L Area

Submitted photo H Canyon is the nation's only hardened nuclear chemical separations plant still in operation in the U.S. The Savannah River Site's management and operations contract recently completed the Sodium Reactor Experiment used nuclear fuel campaign at H Canyon by dissolving 147 bundles of used nuclear fuel from the Site's L Area ... (more)


NEI Nuclear Notes

Nuclear Energy Sets Forth in Ghana

An energy professional with the great name of Jude Nuru writes on Ghanaweb : It is worth mentioning that the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has over the years successfully operated a nuclear plant on a small scale which has been of significant benefit to Ghanaians health wise.


Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Confidence -- What Does It Mean For Nuclear Waste?

I have been a scientist in the field of the earth and environmental sciences for 33 years, specializing in geologic disposal of nuclear waste, energy-related research, subsurface transport and environmental clean-up of heavy metals.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Energy

French energy provider EDF approaches crossroads in European market

The European energy sector is changing, and quickly. Renewable is exploding, with solar, battery and electric solidifying its presence in the market.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, France, World News, Veolia Environnement, Water Utilities


Dead stars 'can re-ignite' and blow

The discovery appears to solve a mystery surrounding the nature of a particular category of stellar explosions known as Type Ia supernovas.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Explosion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after Fukushima nuclear meltdown

Joseph Mangano, of the Radiation and Public Health Project, said the expected number of this type of cancer would be seven of the area's 300,000 youngsters More than 100 youngsters in Japan have been A diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown three years ago .


Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health


Millstone nuclear power plant in Waterford, Conn.

Federal regulators say they could impose more inspections and greater oversight of Connecticut's nuclear power plant due to repeated problems with a critical water pump.


Related Topix: Waterford, CT

Detroit News

U.S. Rep Kildee plans resolution opposing nuclear waste facility near Lake Huron

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, plans to introduce a congressional resolution that opposes Canadian plans to store nuclear waste near the shore of Lake Huron.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan

Can Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Withstand a Major Earthquake? A...

California's last functioning nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon, has the potential to become the world's next Fukushima if it fails to be properly retrofitted to withstand a powerful earthquake in the region - this according to a report written by federal nuclear expert Dr. Michael Peck.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Avila Beach, CA, San Luis Obispo County, CA

Christian Science Monitor

Want to fight climate change? Build more nuclear power.

Construction continues on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.


Related Topix: Waynesboro, GA, Burke County, GA

Nuclear energy is here to stay

Guest Opinion: Arguments about eliminating nuclear from the Northwest energy mix make about as much sense as denying climate change.


Related Topix: Richland, WA, Energy, Energy Northwest

International Business Times

TEPCO Loses in Fukushima Suicide Case, Ordered to Pay $472,000 to Family

People pray for victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami as Tokyo Electric Power Co's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen in the background at Namie town, Fukushima prefecture March 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Pilgrim neighbors sue over property values

Encouraged by a decision in the Massachusetts Land Court, anti-nuclear activists are forging ahead with a lawsuit, arguing that the Pilgrim nuclear station in Plymouth and its storage of spent nuclear fuel have hurt property values in the area.


Related Topix: Plymouth, MA, Cambridge, MA

Seeker Blog

The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 2

This is a sequel to The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 1 , where I promised to look at the relative nuclear support amongst print and TV media, scientists and the public.