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Political power outage: How South Carolina lawmakers lost trust in SCANA - Charleston Post Courier

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 13:07

Charleston Post Courier

Political power outage: How South Carolina lawmakers lost trust in SCANA
Charleston Post Courier
Henry McMaster's office, and Michael Baxley, the general counsel for state-run utility Santee Cooper, swapped a key audit on the nuclear project. The report was concealed by nuclear project partners, SCANA and Santee Cooper, for more than a year. The ...

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Nuclear's hazards: struggling industry aims for power surge - Financial Times

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 08:01

Financial Times

Nuclear's hazards: struggling industry aims for power surge
Financial Times
Across an expanse of scarred earth the size of 250 football pitches beside the Bristol Channel in south-west England, 3,000 workers are building what will be, by some estimates, the most expensive structure on the planet. At a cost of almost £20bn, the ...

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Commissioners aware of talk surrounding nuclear power plant - SalemNews.net

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 05:03

Commissioners aware of talk surrounding nuclear power plant
SalemNews.net
Weigle was asked if he was concerned about the recent news articles stating Beaver Valley is among a number of FirstEnergy nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania facing premature closure because they are losing money and cannot compete with new ...

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Unique nuclear safety training in Pocatello - Idaho State Journal

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 23:03

Idaho State Journal

Unique nuclear safety training in Pocatello
Idaho State Journal
Most everyone has heard of or remembers the 1986 Chernobyl disaster that paralyzed people into nuclear fear. Or further back in 1979, when evacuations were advised within a 20-mile perimeter when the second reactor of the Three Mile Island Nuclear ...

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Government serious on nuclear power plants development: Es'hagh Jahangiri - Mehr News Agency - English Version

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 13:19

Mehr News Agency - English Version

Government serious on nuclear power plants development: Es'hagh Jahangiri
Mehr News Agency - English Version
He said" the private sector is strongly taking part in the projects and its willingly cooperation in production of electricity is appreciable though it has some worries over selling produced electricity and funding." "I can definitely tell you that the ...

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Letter: Nuclear power carries little risk - The Columbus Dispatch

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:08

Letter: Nuclear power carries little risk
The Columbus Dispatch
For the past 50 years of my life I have studied the risk to the public from nuclear power plant accidents as a scientist at Battelle, Ohio State University, and as a member of safety advisory committees for the Department of Energy and the Nuclear ...

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Forging a new nuclear deal - The Hindu

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 04:55

The Hindu

Forging a new nuclear deal
The Hindu
This would mean that even if an India-U.S. techno-commercial contract is finally readied in 2019, and the ground breaking begins immediately, it may not see fruition until 2029, a good 20 years after the nuclear agreement was signed. Westinghouse's new ...

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Forging a new nuclear deal - The Hindu

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 18:47

The Hindu

Forging a new nuclear deal
The Hindu
This would mean that even if an India-U.S. techno-commercial contract is finally readied in 2019, and the ground breaking begins immediately, it may not see fruition until 2029, a good 20 years after the nuclear agreement was signed. Westinghouse's new ...

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Ohio nuclear power plants in danger of closing - The New Political

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:00

The New Political

Ohio nuclear power plants in danger of closing
The New Political
s Davis-Besse nuclear power plant is in danger of closing before the end of its federal contract due to its inability to generate sufficient revenue and its subsidy's looming $100 million loan payment. James Pearson, chief financial officer of ...

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Oyster Creek to shut down October 2018 - Asbury Park Press

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:17

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Oyster Creek to shut down October 2018
Asbury Park Press
We were informed (Friday) morning," said Neil Sheehan, a spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, about the surprise announcement. The NRC was planning for a permanent shutdown of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in late 2019, Sheehan said ...
Oyster Creek, America's oldest nuclear plant, to close after 49 yearsNJ.com
Nuclear plant to close ahead of scheduleWashington Examiner
Oyster Creek nuclear plant to close a year earlyPress of Atlantic City
Allentown Morning Call -San Francisco Chronicle
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Merger Creates Mega Nuclear Company in China - Power Engineering Magazine

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:25

Power Engineering Magazine

Merger Creates Mega Nuclear Company in China
Power Engineering Magazine
China's regulators have approved the merger of China National Nuclear Corp. and China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Group, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move will create a company with combined assets of $100 billion and 140,000 ...

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TABLE-Belgian nuclear power reactor outages - Reuters Africa

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:19

TABLE-Belgian nuclear power reactor outages
Reuters Africa
(Revises end date for Doel 3 outage starting Sept. 22, 2017 under reactors out of service) Feb 2 (Reuters) - Belgium has seven nuclear power reactors with a combined capacity of almost 6 gigawatts, which are operated by Electrabel, part of France's ...

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lethal levels of radiation detected in leak seven years after plant meltdown in Japan - The Independent

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 14:18

The Independent

Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lethal levels of radiation detected in leak seven years after plant meltdown in Japan
The Independent
Lethal levels of radiation have been detected at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, seven years after it was destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), which operated the complex and is now responsible for its ...

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BWX Technologies (BWXT) Secures 4-Yr $15.2M Contract for ... - StreetInsider.com

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:52

BWX Technologies (BWXT) Secures 4-Yr $15.2M Contract for ...
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Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (BWXT NEC) has been awarded a CA$18 ...

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BWXT Awarded CA$18.6 Million Contract for Nuclear Power Plant Tube Fabrication - Business Wire (press release)

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:45

BWXT Awarded CA$18.6 Million Contract for Nuclear Power Plant Tube Fabrication
Business Wire (press release)
BWXT NEC, a subsidiary of BWXT Canada Ltd., has more than 60 years of extensive experience and innovation in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel channel components, services, equipment and parts for the CANDU® nuclear power industry. This includes ...

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Lake County waits to learn ultimate fate of FirstEnergy's Perry Nuclear Power Plant - News 5 Cleveland

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:39

News 5 Cleveland

Lake County waits to learn ultimate fate of FirstEnergy's Perry Nuclear Power Plant
News 5 Cleveland
PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - When FirstEnergy announced in 2016 its plan to get out of the competitive generating business which meant severing ties with its subsidiary FirstEnergy Solutions which owns and operates the companies coal and nuclear power plants ...

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Letter to the editor: Nuclear power supports jobs in Pa. - Central Penn Business Journal

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:08

Letter to the editor: Nuclear power supports jobs in Pa.
Central Penn Business Journal
While it may be uncomfortable for some people to hear the facts about the negative consequences other states and communities have suffered from the premature closing of nuclear power plants, it would be irresponsible not to learn from those experiences ...

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Georgia Regulators Won't Reconsider Decision On Vogtle Nuclear Project - WABE 90.1 FM

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:08

WABE 90.1 FM

Georgia Regulators Won't Reconsider Decision On Vogtle Nuclear Project
WABE 90.1 FM
Georgia regulators won't reconsider their decision allowing construction at a troubled nuclear power project to continue. The Public Service Commission voted in December to keep the nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle going despite billions of dollars in ...

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Senator: Nuclear power plant closing would be 'nightmare' | Political ... - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:05

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Senator: Nuclear power plant closing would be 'nightmare' | Political ...
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
DES MOINES — An Eastern Iowa lawmaker warned of a “nightmare” if the Duane Arnold Energy Center, Iowa's only nuclear power plant, would close.

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How viable is nuclear power? Marijuana laws considered, Toughening animal abuse laws: Iowa Capitol Digest, Feb. 1 - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 01:21

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

How viable is nuclear power? Marijuana laws considered, Toughening animal abuse laws: Iowa Capitol Digest, Feb. 1
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
NUCLEAR POWER VIABILITY: An Eastern Iowa lawmaker warned of a “nightmare” if the Duane Arnold Energy Center, Iowa's only nuclear power plant, would close. The future of the Palo plant, which is in his district, is in jeopardy because it does not have a ...

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