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YES: Clean Air Program maintains carbon-free electricity, jobs - The Columbus Dispatch

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 08:43
YES: Clean Air Program maintains carbon-free electricity, jobs  The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio legislators have been presented with a tremendous opportunity to modernize our state's energy policy in the form of House Bill 6, the Ohio Clean Air ...

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Pro-nuclear incumbent Shingo Mimura wins fifth term in Aomori gubernatorial election - The Japan Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 08:18
Pro-nuclear incumbent Shingo Mimura wins fifth term in Aomori gubernatorial election  The Japan Times

Shingo Mimura, a pro-nuclear incumbent, won his fifth term in the Aomori gubernatorial election on Sunday, stressing his past achievements and focusing awa.

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Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station among highest rates payers in the UK with £9million annual bill - Hartlepool Mail

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 07:12
Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station among highest rates payers in the UK with £9million annual bill  Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station is among highest rates payers in the UK with a £9million annual bill, new figures have revealed.

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Nuclear power industry looks to future - Cape Cod Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 07:00
Nuclear power industry looks to future  Cape Cod Times

Third day of a three-day special Times series. Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station's permanent shutdown Friday was a sign of the times, as aging commercial plants ...

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Japan's LNG, coal demand to rise amid nuclear uncertainties - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 06:27
Japan's LNG, coal demand to rise amid nuclear uncertainties  Kallanish Energy

Demand for liquefied natural gas and coal in Japan is set to rise if nuclear power plants are forced to close, independent research/data company Wood ...

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Nuclear power better than any other source of power generation: Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:19
Nuclear power better than any other source of power generation: Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy  ETEnergyworld.com

"Each unit of 1000 MW of nuclear power requires 20 hectares while coal based power generation power plants require 70 hectares of land and returns ar..

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real - The New York Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:10
Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real  The New York Times

Henry Fountain is a science writer on the Climate desk of The New York Times. He toured the Chernobyl plant and the exclusion zone around it in 2014. The first thing to understand about the HBO mini-series “Chernobyl,” which concludes its five-part run on Monday, is that a lot of it is made up. But here’s the second, and more important, thing: It doesn’t really matter. The explosion and fire at Chernobyl’s Unit 4 reactor on April 26, 1986, was an extraordinarily messy and grim event, a radioactive “dirty” bomb on a scale that no one — certainly not anyone in the Soviet Union — was prepared ...

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real - The New York Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:10
Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real  The New York Times

Henry Fountain is a science writer on the Climate desk of The New York Times. He toured the Chernobyl plant and the exclusion zone around it in 2014. The first thing to understand about the HBO mini-series “Chernobyl,” which concludes its five-part run on Monday, is that a lot of it is made up. But here’s the second, and more important, thing: It doesn’t really matter. The explosion and fire at Chernobyl’s Unit 4 reactor on April 26, 1986, was an extraordinarily messy and grim event, a radioactive “dirty” bomb on a scale that no one — certainly not anyone in the Soviet Union — was prepared ...

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Opponents will protest Ohio's alternative energy bill - Toledo Blade

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 01:18
Opponents will protest Ohio's alternative energy bill  Toledo Blade

Opponents of a “clean energy” bill approved by the Ohio House last week announced they will protest the legislation Monday in Toledo. A gathering is ...

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Taishan Nuclear Plant | Macau police organize youth visit to dispel safety fears - Macau Daily Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 00:47
Taishan Nuclear Plant | Macau police organize youth visit to dispel safety fears  Macau Daily Times

The Unitary Police *Service* (SPU) yesterday led a local youth delegation to the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong Province with the purpose of ...

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Pro-nuclear Mimura wins 5th term in Aomori gubernatorial election - The Mainichi

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 00:16
Pro-nuclear Mimura wins 5th term in Aomori gubernatorial election  The Mainichi

AOMORI, Japan (Kyodo) -- Shingo Mimura, a pro-nuclear incumbent, on Sunday won his fifth term in the Aomori gubernatorial election, stressing his past ...

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Nuclear energy era closes out in Massachusetts - Power Engineering Magazine

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 00:11
Nuclear energy era closes out in Massachusetts  Power Engineering Magazine

The focus now turns to the daunting task of cleaning up and dismantling the plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing Entergy's proposal to sell ...

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Non-Stop Records For U.S. Natural Gas-Based Electricity - Forbes

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 23:22
Non-Stop Records For U.S. Natural Gas-Based Electricity  Forbes

A general view of the Williams Gas Pipeline Transco tankers seen along the Hackensack River, Thursday, April 25, 2019, seen from Secaucus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) As the hot months linger, it will be natural gas that is leaned on most to supply the electricity that we need to run our air conditioners and keep us cool. And this is surely a great and important thing: “Heat causes most weather-related deaths, National Weather Service says.” Generally, U.S. gas demand for power in summer is 35-40% higher than what it was five years ago, with so much more coming (see Figure). The good news ...

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Scrutiny of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to continue after shutdown - Cape Cod Times

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 23:19
Scrutiny of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to continue after shutdown  Cape Cod Times

Watchdogs hope to head off safety, financial, environmental concerns.

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Chernobyl Has Become a Refuge for Wildlife 33 Years After Nuclear Accident - Inverse

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 19:28
Chernobyl Has Become a Refuge for Wildlife 33 Years After Nuclear Accident  Inverse

On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, causing the largest nuclear accident in history. Today, 33 years after the accident, bears, ...

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real - The New York Times

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 16:22
Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real  The New York Times

Ahead of the series finale, a science writer who has toured the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster weighs in.

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO's 'Chernobyl,' but the Truth Is Real - The New York Times

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 16:22
Plenty of Fantasy in HBO's 'Chernobyl,' but the Truth Is Real  The New York Times

That's not to say there aren't many touches of verisimilitude. The rooftop scene in which conscripts have just seconds to toss radioactive debris to the ground is ...

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A behind-the-scenes look at Davis-Besse - Sandusky Register

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 16:06
A behind-the-scenes look at Davis-Besse  Sandusky Register

See inside the nuclear power plant and learn how it works and why it might close in 2020. OAK HARBOR — Inside the turbine hall at the Davis-Besse Nuclear ...

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St. Lucie nuclear power plant to have siren test June 6 - TCPalm

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 14:51
St. Lucie nuclear power plant to have siren test June 6  TCPalm

ST. LUCIE COUNTY— On Thursday outdoor warning sirens for the St. Lucie nuclear power plant will sound starting at noon as part of a quarterly test.

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Pro-nuclear incumbent Shingo Mimura wins fifth term in Aomori gubernatorial election - The Japan Times

News - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 13:21
Pro-nuclear incumbent Shingo Mimura wins fifth term in Aomori gubernatorial election  The Japan Times

Shingo Mimura, a pro-nuclear incumbent, won his fifth term in the Aomori gubernatorial election on Sunday, stressing his past achievements and focusing awa.

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