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Green New Deal, the Paris climate agreement, nuclear power: Where 2020 Democrats stand - Washington Post

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 23:40
Green New Deal, the Paris climate agreement, nuclear power: Where 2020 Democrats stand  Washington Post

The Democratic takeover of the House refocused the climate conversation in Washington.

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Where 2020 Democrats stand on climate change - The Washington Post

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 23:39
Where 2020 Democrats stand on climate change  The Washington Post

The Democratic takeover of the House refocused the climate conversation in Washington.

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant In Plymouth Shuts Down After 47 Years - CBS Boston

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 23:25
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant In Plymouth Shuts Down After 47 Years  CBS Boston

The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth is permanently shut down. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields spoke to opponents who celebrated the end of the plant. 14 hours ...

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant In Plymouth Shuts Down After 47 Years - CBS Boston

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 23:25
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant In Plymouth Shuts Down After 47 Years  CBS Boston

The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth is permanently shut down. WBZ-TV's Bill Shields spoke to opponents who celebrated the end of the plant. 2 hours ...

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Pilgrim's shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 22:48
Pilgrim's shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down on Friday after 47 years of generating electricity.

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The Latest: Nuclear power era comes to end in Massachusetts - Star Tribune

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 22:30
The Latest: Nuclear power era comes to end in Massachusetts  Star Tribune

The Latest on the shutdown of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant (all times local):

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Pilgrim Shutdown Ends Nuclear Power Era In Massachusetts - CBS Boston

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 22:12
Pilgrim Shutdown Ends Nuclear Power Era In Massachusetts  CBS Boston

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth has permanently shut down after 47 years of generating electricity, bring to a close the ...

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State-level Green New Deal goals will challenge Northeastern US power markets - S&P Global Platts

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 22:06
State-level Green New Deal goals will challenge Northeastern US power markets  S&P Global Platts

Incremental 15000 MW of clean power needed in New York Retiring nuclear plants make it harder to hit targets Although the Green New Deal has thus far failed ...

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ThorCon Advanced Nuclear Reactor -- More Than Worth Its Weight In Salt - Forbes

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 21:48
ThorCon Advanced Nuclear Reactor -- More Than Worth Its Weight In Salt  Forbes

It’s been 30 years since America built a really new nuclear power plant, but we haven’t been idle over this time. A slew of new designs have emerged and, thanks to advances in computing capabilities and the understanding that smaller is better, many of these are ready to be built economically. This is important. Over the last several years, there has been a growing consensus among climate scientists that nuclear energy is critical for mitigating the worst effects of global warming. States are shifting from Renewable Energy Mandates to technology neutral Clean Energy Standards that include n...

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Did Chernobyl Affect Ireland? Chernobyl's Forgotten Impact On Ireland - Balls.ie

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 21:02
Did Chernobyl Affect Ireland? Chernobyl's Forgotten Impact On Ireland  Balls.ie

Since the harnessing of atomic power became conceivable, with the first artificial splitting of an atom in 1932, society's relationship with nuclear power has been ...

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Two groups threaten lawsuit to protect sea turtles at St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant - TCPalm

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 19:59
Two groups threaten lawsuit to protect sea turtles at St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant  TCPalm

Turtle Island Restoration Network and Beyond Nuclear will sue the U.S. National Marine Fisheries *Service* for failing to protect endangered species.

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Iran's stocks of nuclear materials still within limits: IAEA - CNA

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 16:01
Iran's stocks of nuclear materials still within limits: IAEA  CNA

Under President Hassan Rouhani, seen in the control room of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, Iran has said it no longer considers itself bound by agreed ...

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Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal - Ars Technica

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 15:26
Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal  Ars Technica

This week, lawmakers in Ohio's House of Representatives voted 53-43 in favor of a controversial bill that would permit a consumer-funded subsidy for nuclear ...

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Ohio’s Nuclear Bailout Plan Balloons to Embrace Coal (while Killing Renewable Energy Rules) - InsideClimate News

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 15:08
Ohio’s Nuclear Bailout Plan Balloons to Embrace Coal (while Killing Renewable Energy Rules)  InsideClimate News

While other states are embracing renewable energy, Ohio is heading in the opposite direction. A bill passed this week by the Ohio House would subsidize ...

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Accelerated decommissioning for Crystal River - World Nuclear News

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 14:20
Accelerated decommissioning for Crystal River  World Nuclear News

31 May 2019. Share. US utility Duke Energy has announced plans to decommission the single-unit Crystal River nuclear power plant in Florida by 2027.

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Fermi Energia starts SMR feasibility study - World Nuclear News

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 14:11
Fermi Energia starts SMR feasibility study  World Nuclear News

Fermi Energia has launched a feasibility study on the suitability of small modular reactors for Estonia's 2030+ electricity supply and climate goals, following a ...

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5 questions about the Pilgrim nuclear power plant shutdown — answered - Boston.com

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 13:38
5 questions about the Pilgrim nuclear power plant shutdown — answered  Boston.com

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down on Friday after 47 years of ...

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Worker dies in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant - Dhaka Tribune

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 12:35
Worker dies in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant  Dhaka Tribune

A worker has died after a pipe broke and fell on him at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna. Saiful Islam, 23, was working to extract sand from Padma ...

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Pilgrim’s shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts - Washington Post

News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 09:43
Pilgrim’s shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts  Washington Post

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down after 47 years of generating ...

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