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S.Korea reactor not stopped despite excess output - NHK WORLD

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S.Korea reactor not stopped despite excess output  NHK WORLD

South Korea's nuclear regulators are investigating how a reactor in the southwest of the country was not shut down after its output exceeded the limit in its ...

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Feds say San Onofre nuclear fuel transfers can resume - San Francisco Chronicle

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Feds say San Onofre nuclear fuel transfers can resume  San Francisco Chronicle

SAN ONOFRE, Calif. (AP) — Federal regulators are allowing operators of a closed Southern California nuclear power plant to resume transferring nuclear waste ...

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Largest-ever Tennessee Valley Authority upgrade underway at Browns Ferry nuclear plant - WAAY

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Largest-ever Tennessee Valley Authority upgrade underway at Browns Ferry nuclear plant  WAAY

The largest-ever upgrade at a Tennessee Valley Authority facility is currently underway at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Limestone County.

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Push to make Yucca Mountain nuclear dump stalls - Reno Gazette Journal

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 23:44
Push to make Yucca Mountain nuclear dump stalls  Reno Gazette Journal

The latest effort push Yucca Mountain closer to becoming the country's nuclear waste repository died Tuesday.

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Trump Admin Pushes More 'Clean Coal' Spending as Justice Department Investigates Failed 'Clean Coal' Project - DeSmog

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 23:09
Trump Admin Pushes More 'Clean Coal' Spending as Justice Department Investigates Failed 'Clean Coal' Project  DeSmog

In April, the Department of Justice informed Southern Company that it was under investigation “related to the Kemper County energy facility” in Mississippi, ...

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US Nuclear Is Struggling, And These Companies Are Profiting From It - OilPrice.com

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 21:00
US Nuclear Is Struggling, And These Companies Are Profiting From It  OilPrice.com

As America's nuclear industry circles the drain, cleanup crews and decommissioning companies are seeing dollar signs.

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INL to help power next year's Mars mission - Idaho State Journal

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 20:45
INL to help power next year's Mars mission  Idaho State Journal

When the next Mars rover launches into space in July 2020, it will be powered by a piece of Idaho.

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Davis-Besse owner takes next step in bankruptcy proceedings - Fremont News Messenger

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 20:00
Davis-Besse owner takes next step in bankruptcy proceedings  Fremont News Messenger

CARROLL TOWNSHIP - FirstEnergy Solutions moved one step closer in its efforts to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, after a federal judge approved the ...

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Closing Three Mile Island plant is a mistake because nuclear energy is our best bet to combat climate change, - MEAWW

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:41
Closing Three Mile Island plant is a mistake because nuclear energy is our best bet to combat climate change,  MEAWW

The Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant – America's own Chernobyl — in Central Pennsylvania, which was deemed the worst nuclear accident in the ...

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Is nuclear power an option for Estevan? - Estevan Mercury

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:39
Is nuclear power an option for Estevan?  Estevan Mercury

The potential of having nuclear power in the Estevan area was broached during the final day of the spring sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature. The idea was ...

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Closing of Three Mile Island is right decision, but now state must plan for future [opinion] - LancasterOnline

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:16
Closing of Three Mile Island is right decision, but now state must plan for future [opinion]  LancasterOnline

THE ISSUE. Exelon announced May 8 that it will shut down Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station's Unit 1 reactor, which began operation in 1974, ...

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Xcel Turns to NatGas, Nuclear, Renewables, Ending Coal Use in Upper Midwest - Natural Gas Intelligence

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:57
Xcel Turns to NatGas, Nuclear, Renewables, Ending Coal Use in Upper Midwest  Natural Gas Intelligence

As part of a plan to reduce carbon emissions across its Upper Midwest footprint through the use of more renewables, nuclear energy and natural gas, Xcel ...

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Companies work to decommission nuclear plants faster - Electric Light & Power

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:33
Companies work to decommission nuclear plants faster  Electric Light & Power

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Companies specializing in nuclear demolition and radioactive waste storage are buying up aging U.S. reactors and promising to ...

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Small nuclear reactors could make Alberta's oilsands cleaner, industry experts suggest - CBC News

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:23
Small nuclear reactors could make Alberta's oilsands cleaner, industry experts suggest  CBC News

Alberta's oilsands have been labelled as dirty by environmental activists and some politicians, but the sector might be able to clean up that reputation with help ...

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Solar power gets cheaper, more popular in Georgia - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:44
Solar power gets cheaper, more popular in Georgia  Chattanooga Times Free Press

While finishing the first of the next generation nuclear reactors built in America, Georgia Power Co. is planning to add a gigawatt of solar power generation in the ...

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Kakrapar unit restarts after modernisation - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:12
Kakrapar unit restarts after modernisation  World Nuclear News

Unit 1 at Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd's Kakrapar plant has restarted after the completion of work to replace all of the pressurised heavy water reactor's ...

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US needs new approach to advanced reactor demonstration, report says - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:00
US needs new approach to advanced reactor demonstration, report says  World Nuclear News

The US Department of Energy should learn from the legacy of the NASA commercial orbital transportation services programme to return the USA to a leadership ...

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IAEA sees improved operational safety at Golfech - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:40
IAEA sees improved operational safety at Golfech  World Nuclear News

EDF, the operator of the Golfech nuclear power plant in France, has strengthened operational safety by addressing the findings of an initial International Atomic ...

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Ten Reasons A U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Is One Of The Safest Places To Be In A War - Forbes

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:18
Ten Reasons A U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Is One Of The Safest Places To Be In A War  Forbes

Conventional wisdom says U.S. aircraft carriers are becoming more vulnerable to Chinese anti-ship missiles, but the opposite may be true.

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Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes | News - witf.org

News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:14
Risks, rewards accompany speedier cleanup of closed nukes | News  witf.org

FILE PHOTO: This Feb. 28, 2017, file photo shows Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. A deal announced April 16, 2019, would close the two reactors ...

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