Nuclear Energy Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Stephen Hawking hasn't solved the black hole paradox just yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Salon

    The physics world is abuzz this week with news that Stephen Hawking has solved the famous black hole information paradox-and that he has even discovered " a way to escape from a black hole ." The giddy announcements are somewhat premature, however-this paradox looks like it has staying power.


  2. It's time to speak up about Canada's radioactive nuclear waste proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 |

    Do you know about Canada's proposed plan to bury radioactive nuclear waste on the shores of the Great Lakes? If you don't, you should - and if you're opposed to the risky plan like I am, you need to make your voice heard. Ontario Power Generation, a Canadian government-owned corporation, is proposing to permanently bury up to 52 million gallons of radioactive waste - filters, steel components generators and tools used in nuclear plants - in Kincardine, Ontario, less than a mile from Lake Huron.


  3. U.S.-ROK Civil Nuclear CooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CSIS

    Please join us for a discussion on the road ahead for the U.S.-ROK civil nuclear energy agreement. This event will look at the challeges and issues with the implementation of the 123 agreement, the outlook for it in Congress, and the overall context of the agreement.


  4. 17:48 CIS commission on peaceful use of atomic energy to meet in November 2015Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | AkiPress

    Next meeting of the CIS commission on peaceful use of atomic energy will take place in November 2015, according to Belarus' Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk. "The next meeting of the commission is to take place in Ust Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan at the company where a bank of low-enriched uranium will be created.


  5. 16:49 U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Security...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | AkiPress

    The United States Embassy in Astana hosted a briefing by the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Thomas Countryman. Countryman arrived in Kazakhstan to participate in signing ceremony of the agreement with the IAEA on establishment of low-enriched uranium bank in the country.


  6. Gyeongju radioactive waste treatment facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Korea Herald

    Gyeongju radioactive waste treatment facility -- Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and other high-ranking government officials mark the completion of the construction of the Gyeongju Radioactive Waste Treatment Facility in North Gyeongsang Province on Friday. Finalized after three decades of discussion and debates, Korea's first facility of its kind is expected to treat a total of 800,000 drums of low- to mid-level radioactive waste, such as gloves, parts and work uniforms used inside the nuclear power plants.


  7. Millstone nuclear power plant in Waterford, Conn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTNH

    The parent company of Connecticut's nuclear plant and federal regulators have reached a settlement over the plant operator's decision, without regulatory approval, to halt the use of a safety-related pump in the event of a severe accident. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday cited a "willful violation" for changes by Dominion Resources Inc. without a license amendment at its Millstone Unit 2 plant in Waterford.


  8. NSP/Xcel Energy Falsified Welding Test Documents on Rad Waste CasksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Counterpunch

    Northern States Power/Xcel , the Minnesota company that operates the Monticello nuclear reactor, was accused in July of falsifying federal quality control records in order to cover up failed tests of welding quality. The welds are on heavy steel storage casks holding highly radioactive waste uranium fuel rods, the most long-lasting and most radioactive waste there is.


  9. Ar Exclusive: Energy BreakthroughAT Last, Fuel for Our DreamsRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | American Reporter

    Today has been one of the happiest days of my life. Since 2010, I have been eagerly obsessed with the desire to tell people about a new source of energy that can lead mankind out of the maelstrom of climate change into a place where there is greater opportunity to survive and enjoy all this marvelous world has to offer.


  10. PassingsGARY Carter, 57, is in the True Hall of FameRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2012 | American Reporter

    In an age where corporations are considered people, and the amount of power that they wield over our lives grows by the day, the state of Vermont has been fighting a seemingly impossible battle against Entergy Corp. over the future of the state's lone nuclear plant. Vermont Yankee, located in Vernon, opened in 1972.


  11. Brasch WordsCHARLIE & the Scandal FactoryRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2011 | American Reporter

    When I first moved to southeast Vermont, I knew the about the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon, just 15.6 miles from us by road - and less as the crow flies. Nobody paid a great deal of attention to it back then.


  12. Exclusive - China aluminium shake-up planned in state reform pushRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | West Australian

    China is trying to push its two biggest aluminium businesses together as part of a planned shake-up of state-owned enterprises , industry sources said, a move that would create the world's largest aluminium maker. Power company State Power Investment Corp is in talks to hive off its aluminium assets to Aluminum Corp of China , allowing SPI to focus on power construction and generation, three industry sources told Reuters.


  13. IAEA to establish first nuclear fuel bankRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | China Daily

    The International Atomic Energy Agency Thursday signed an agreement with Kazakhstan in the Kazakh capital of Astana to establish the world's first low enriched uranium bank, according to an IAEA news release. The signing ceremony was attended by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov, and representatives of five permanent UN Security Council members, namely Britain, China, France, Russia, and the United States, along with several donor countries.


  14. S. Korea opens first nuclear waste repositoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Korea Herald

    South Korea dedicated part of its first nuclear waste repository in Gyeongju on Friday, which is expected to help the country better handle its spent radioactive materials. The first phase of the repository, which cost 1.54 trillion won , has six underground silos that can hold some 100,000 drums of low- and intermediate-level radioactive by-products from laboratories, hospitals and atomic power plants.


  15. Three Mile Island: 35 Years Later - TMIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WPMT-TV York

    ... Exelon. This summer, the DC Public Service Commission rejected its merger with Pepco. And the EPA de-valued nuclear energy in combating carbon emissions. Clean energy activist Eric Epstein says it's likely Exelon will need to cut a weak link and it ...


  16. Vermont Yankee spent fuel storage issue comes before PSBRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Bennington Banner

    BRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Public Service Board received the first round of written testimony of state agencies and intervenors this past week regarding Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee's proposal to build an addition to the independent spent fuel storage installation at its Vernon nuclear site. Testimony from New England Coalition's expert witness, Raymond Shadis, contrasted the Maine Yankee approach to decommissioning and nuclear waste storage to that of Vermont Yankee.


  17. Michael Gerson: Hunting for a miracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Capital-Journal

    In recognition that Internet questionnaires get more eyeballs than earnest columns on energy policy, here is today's quiz on obscure presidential history: When President George W. Bush met Bill Gates for the first time, the topic of discussion was nuclear power, rural Internet access, global health, or all of those subjects, in considerable depth, in that order. Those who find "D" surprising don't get the concept of leading test questions, and don't know much about either participant.


  18. What Jimmy Carter taught me about journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    It was early 1976, a year and a half after I moved to New Hampshire soon after college. I was in between newspaper jobs, living in Peterborough, and heard that Carter - a.k.a. "Jimmy Who?" - was doing a meet-and-greet at Dyer Drugs on Saturday afternoon.


  19. NRC reaches settlement with Dominion over apparent violations at MillstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | TheDay.Com

    Waterford - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Dominion Resources over alleged violations at the Millstone Unit 2 nuclear reactor found in an inspection report issued in April. As part of the settlement, the company is “implementing a broad range of corrective actions … to prevent recurrences,” the NRC said in a news release.


  20. Illinois Mayors Know What's Best For Their CommunitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... a single solution to help move Illinois forward. Their sole goal is supporting the premature closure of nuclear energy plants in Illinois. We question the BEST Coalition's motivations and want to know what they stand to gain by the loss of Illinois ...