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Exelon to shut down Three Mile Island - News - The Chemical Engineer

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 15:20
Exelon to shut down Three Mile Island - News  The Chemical Engineer

THE infamous Three Mile Island nuclear power plant is set to shutdown due to government inaction. Plant owner, Exelon Generation has said the site's only ...

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IAEA notes improved safety at Leningrad plant - World Nuclear News

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 14:49
IAEA notes improved safety at Leningrad plant  World Nuclear News

Rosenergoatom, the operator of Russia's Leningrad nuclear power plant, has strengthened operational safety in response to the findings of an International ...

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Nuclear Power Needed for Clean Energy Future - POWER magazine

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 14:38
Nuclear Power Needed for Clean Energy Future  POWER magazine

“Without action to provide more support for nuclear power, global efforts to transition to a cleaner energy system will become drastically harder and more costly,” ...

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Chernobyl: The real story of the world’s worst nuclear disaster - NEWS.com.au

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 13:35
Chernobyl: The real story of the world’s worst nuclear disaster  NEWS.com.au

The new drama Chernobyl is one of the hottest new TV shows in the world and is being praised as a masterpiece, but what is the real story?

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Bill To Subsidize Nuclear, Cut Renewable Energy Standards Clears House - WOSU

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:20
Bill To Subsidize Nuclear, Cut Renewable Energy Standards Clears House  WOSU

The Ohio House passed a sweeping energy bill, HB6, that would bail out the state's two nuclear power plants and wipe out green energy standards, with the.

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station employees simulate plant shutdown - WCVB Boston

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:12
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station employees simulate plant shutdown  WCVB Boston

Alarms sounded and sirens blinked, but this was only a simulation. The real job happens Friday.

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Trump campaign official lobbies for Ohio coal, nuclear subsidies - Crain's Cleveland Business

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:04
Trump campaign official lobbies for Ohio coal, nuclear subsidies  Crain's Cleveland Business

From Bloomberg: The Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 29, approved a measure that would subsidize the state's struggling coal and nuclear ...

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How to move a mountain of radioactive soil - BBC News

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:30
How to move a mountain of radioactive soil  BBC News

The operators of the badly damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan say they have achieved another milestone in making the plant safe.

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Lightbridge announces Framatome receipt of US Department of Energy GAIN voucher to support development of Lightbridge Fuel™ - GlobeNewswire

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:30
Lightbridge announces Framatome receipt of US Department of Energy GAIN voucher to support development of Lightbridge Fuel™  GlobeNewswire

RESTON, Va., May 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a nuclear fuel technology development company, today ...

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Oswego County Nuclear Power Plants' Siren Test Scheduled June 4 - Oswego Daily News

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:10
Oswego County Nuclear Power Plants' Siren Test Scheduled June 4  Oswego Daily News

OSWEGO, NY – Exelon Generation will perform a test of its public notification system on June 4 at 1 p.m.. During the test, 40 sirens in the 10-mile radius ...

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Chernobyl's explosion and meltdown explained – what really happened in 1986? - DigitalSpy.com

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 11:00
Chernobyl's explosion and meltdown explained – what really happened in 1986?  DigitalSpy.com

We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. Sky Atlantic and HBO's Chernobyl (you can also watch it on Now TV) is currently ...

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Nuclear power is not the answer in a time of climate change - Big Think

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:07
Nuclear power is not the answer in a time of climate change  Big Think

People believe that nuclear power can save us from the effects of climate change by replacing the fossil fuel industry. There are risks — look at Chernobyl and ...

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The Enduring Horror of Chernobyl - The New Republic

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 10:02
The Enduring Horror of Chernobyl  The New Republic

The new HBO series raises the specter of an uninhabitable continent.

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Pilgrim Is Closing. So Then What Happens To The Radioactive Waste? - WBUR

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 09:32
Pilgrim Is Closing. So Then What Happens To The Radioactive Waste?  WBUR

This week, Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will power down for the last time. Over the next few years, workers will move the radioactive fuel into storage, dismantle ...

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Safety Mission Sees Strengthened Operational Safety at Russia's Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement | IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 07:50
Safety Mission Sees Strengthened Operational Safety at Russia's Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Russia's Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has strengthened operational ...

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Remembering Chernobyl As Nuclear Industry Seeks Role in Future of Sustainable Energy - Insurance Journal

News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 05:05
Remembering Chernobyl As Nuclear Industry Seeks Role in Future of Sustainable Energy  Insurance Journal

A television series about the world's worst nuclear accident is refocusing millions of viewers on atomic risks just as the industry struggles to gain traction in ...

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Ohio advances coal, nuclear subsidies after pressure from Trump campaign official - POLITICO

News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 23:03
Ohio advances coal, nuclear subsidies after pressure from Trump campaign official  POLITICO

The Ohio House approved a bill Wednesday to gut clean energy standards and subsidize at-risk nuclear and coal plants after a last-minute push from a Trump reelection official to secure its passage. Bob Paduchik, a senior adviser to the Trump reelection campaign, made calls Tuesday night to at least five members of the Ohio House of Representatives, pressuring them to vote ‘yes’ on the bill, five people familiar with the outreach told POLITICO. Sources said Paduchik emphasized preserving jobs at the Perry and Davis-Besse nuclear plants, both located in northeastern Ohio on the shores of Lake...

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Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants - Reuters Africa

News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 22:36
Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants  Reuters Africa

The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear ...

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UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants - Reuters

News - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 22:35
UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants  Reuters

The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear ...

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