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Why the man once in charge of U.S. nuclear energy now wants to see it banned - CBC.ca

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:44
Why the man once in charge of U.S. nuclear energy now wants to see it banned  CBC.ca

Transcript. As a young nuclear scientist, Gregory Jaczko was fascinated by the potential of nuclear power to produce clean energy. And as chair of the United ...

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Chernobyl disaster facts and information - National Geographic

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:03
Chernobyl disaster facts and information  National Geographic

The accident at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine shocked the world, permanently altered a region, and leaves many questions unanswered.

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To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s - The New York Times

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:01
To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s  The New York Times

Embracing A one-year “breakout” period — a time limit on Iran's ability to build a nuclear bomb — was at the heart of the 2015 accord that the U.S. left in May ...

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Sanders releases video opposing Nevada's Yucca Mountain - KTNV Las Vegas

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 19:33
Sanders releases video opposing Nevada's Yucca Mountain  KTNV Las Vegas

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released an online video decrying the proposed nuclear-waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain as an ...

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Kazakhstan May Start Producing Nuclear Energy - Caspian News

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 19:20
Kazakhstan May Start Producing Nuclear Energy  Caspian News

Nuclear power may not be fashionable these days due to environmental concerns, but that is not stopping Kazakhstan from exploring the possibilities of.

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Chernobyl Disaster Conspiracy Theories Took Familiar Shapes: UFOs, Government Experiments and Mysterious Fluids Reported After Explosions - Newsweek

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:34
Chernobyl Disaster Conspiracy Theories Took Familiar Shapes: UFOs, Government Experiments and Mysterious Fluids Reported After Explosions  Newsweek

The causes behind the Chernobyl disaster were both rare and complicated, making it a perfect breeding ground for conspiracy theories. Many of the rumors and ...

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Plant Vogtle Update: Further Behind Schedule, Still Billions Over Budget - Georgia Public Broadcasting

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:09
Plant Vogtle Update: Further Behind Schedule, Still Billions Over Budget  Georgia Public Broadcasting

Georgia Power customers and taxpayers have been helping foot the bill for the expansion project at Plant Vogtle, which is billions of dollars over budget.

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Judge: TVA Deal for Bellefonte Nuclear Plant Stays in Place - POWER magazine

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:30
Judge: TVA Deal for Bellefonte Nuclear Plant Stays in Place  POWER magazine

A federal judge this week ruled the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) must continue to honor an agreement to sell the unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant ...

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Court: New Mexico regulators must reconsider utility case - Electric Light & Power

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 16:26
Court: New Mexico regulators must reconsider utility case  Electric Light & Power

The court in its ruling found that the state Public Regulation Commission violated Public *Service* Co. of New Mexico's due process rights by denying the utility the ...

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IAEA Welcomes New INLEX Members | IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:58
IAEA Welcomes New INLEX Members | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

The International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (INLEX), established in 2003 as an advisory body to the IAEA Director General and Director of the Office of ...

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Sask. considering small nuclear reactors to lower carbon emissions - CBC.ca

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:46
Sask. considering small nuclear reactors to lower carbon emissions  CBC.ca

Saskatchewan may look to small modular nuclear reactors in the future as part of its goals to lower carbon emissions.

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South Africa nuclear power plant: An overview of the only one in Africa - Power Technology

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:09
South Africa nuclear power plant: An overview of the only one in Africa  Power Technology

Power Technology takes a look at the only nuclear power plant in South Africa, and the country's complicated recent history with nuclear power.

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Newt Gingrich: If it Weren't for Israel, ISIS Might Have Armed Itself With Nukes | Opinion - Newsweek

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:51
Newt Gingrich: If it Weren't for Israel, ISIS Might Have Armed Itself With Nukes | Opinion  Newsweek

ISIS eventually occupied the site meant to host Syria's nuclear reactor. If Israel hadn't destroyed it seven years earlier, ISIS might have been able to inflict ...

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Province eyes potential nuclear options for coal power replacement in southeast Sask. - CTV News

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:49
Province eyes potential nuclear options for coal power replacement in southeast Sask.  CTV News

On the last day of spring session Thursday, the province said it's considering two modular nuclear power plants to replace two of the province's coal-fired power ...

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Russia and Uzbekistan agree to start survey of new plant site - World Nuclear News

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:32
Russia and Uzbekistan agree to start survey of new plant site  World Nuclear News

Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, and UzAtom, Uzbekistan's nuclear development agency, have signed a contract to perform engineering surveys ...

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Federal court rejects TVA move to cancel sale of Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant to developer Franklin Haney - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:30
Federal court rejects TVA move to cancel sale of Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant to developer Franklin Haney  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A federal judge has refused to cancel an agreement by the Tennessee Valley Authority to sell its unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant to developer ...

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No nuclear needed: Renewables could meet UK's carbon targets, but only with new policies - Current News

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:00
No nuclear needed: Renewables could meet UK's carbon targets, but only with new policies  Current News

The UK could meet its looming fourth and fifth carbon budgets without the need for new nuclear, but only if renewables policy is urgently ramped up, Cornwall ...

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Nuclear energy 'cooperation,' with a twist | TheHill - The Hill

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:30
Nuclear energy 'cooperation,' with a twist | TheHill  The Hill

A confrontational approach with Russia and China threatens nuclear nonproliferation more than US nuclear cooperation with Saudi Arabia.

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Vote Delayed On Bill To Prop Up Ohio Nuclear Plants - WOSU

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:00
Vote Delayed On Bill To Prop Up Ohio Nuclear Plants  WOSU

Lawmakers in the Ohio House continue to debate a bill that would bail out the state's two financially struggling nuclear power plants. Earlier this week,

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Long-term operation of China's oldest reactor assessed - World Nuclear News

News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:51
Long-term operation of China's oldest reactor assessed  World Nuclear News

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has completed a review of long-term operational safety at unit 1 of the Qinshan nuclear power plant in ...

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