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59 min ago | Daily Kos
March 11 2011 was a tragic day for Japan and the world. The earthquake in Tohoku, Japan caused a tsunami, and the resulting tsunami-induced inundation has placed Japan into crisis.
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5 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan
Xcel Energy will start increasing the power output at Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant within a month.
9 hrs ago | LiveScience
Nuclear waste could one day be disposed of by injecting it into fracking boreholes in the Earth, at least if one scientist's idea takes hold.
13 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer
It is a tax and if Entergy doesn't like it, it needs to pursue a challenge in state courts, not the federal courts.
A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 is still sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago after being abandoned by thieves in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said Tuesday.
The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has backtracked on concerns it raised about a safety drill earlier this year meant to simulate a terrorist attack against a western Pennsylvania nuclear power plant.
Notification Date: 12/09/2013 Notification Time: 09:20 [ET] Event Date: 12/09/2013 Event Time: 08:00 [CST] "At approximately 0748 [CST] on 12/9/2013, an electrical fault occurred resulting in a fire and explosion on the ANO [Arkansas Nuclear One] Unit 2 Unit Auxiliary Transformer.
Nuclear reactor Unit 2 remains offline Tuesday after a fire broke out at the Nuclear One facility Monday morning.
Duke Energy has filed with federal regulators a nearly $1.2 billion plan to decommission its shuttered Crystal River nuclear plant.
As the kids write letters to jolly ol' St. Nick at the North Pole, there are a few letters we adults should be writing to the big gift-bearers here in North America.
About 400,000 megawatts of our generating capacity today is coal and nuclear. They supply about 60 percent of our electricity and provide the greatest price stability.
Emergency measures conducted to handle crises in nuclear power plants do not require the abandonment or destruction of the power plants, the Atomic Energy Council said yesterday.
AMES, Iowa - A team led by an Iowa State University nuclear physicist has won a grant of 204 million hours on two of the country's fastest supercomputers to study the structure and reactions of rare and exotic nuclei.
An inspection team from the U.N.'s nuclear agency will visit Libya to assess the thousands of barrels of yellowcake uranium that reportedly are being stored in a former military facility amid a "precarious" security situation in the country.
Operators are trained on how to load a canister in the above-ground NUHOMSA horizontal nuclear fuel storage system at an AREVA TN facility in South Carolina.
A transformer caught fire at a nuclear power plant in Arkansas on Monday, forcing utility officials to take one of two units at the facility offline.
The Sun is mostly a big ball of hydrogen, a million miles in diameter, held together by gravity.