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Japan approves restart of two nuclear reactors at Ohi power plant near Kyoto - Deutsche Welle

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:06

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Japan approves restart of two nuclear reactors at Ohi power plant near Kyoto
Deutsche Welle
A local Japanese governor approved the restart of two nuclear reactors near Kyoto, officials said on Monday, clearing the final regulatory hurdle for the revival of the power plants early next year. Fukui Province governor Issei Nishikawa gave the ...
A Better Source of Nuclear Power?American Thinker
Six years after tsunami, debate on what to do with Fukushima's tanks ...Fox News
Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at FukushimaNEWS.com.au
Daily Mail -Asahi Shimbun
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A Better Source of Nuclear Power? - American Thinker

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:19

American Thinker

A Better Source of Nuclear Power?
American Thinker
Two disturbing scientific reports have surfaced recently from Europe. The first is that a plume of radioactive particles has been detected drifting across northern Europe with a suspected source from within Russia. The second report is a post-mortem ...

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Earth Life, Safcei ask court to stop nuclear plan 'rush' - Business Day

News - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 03:44

Business Day

Earth Life, Safcei ask court to stop nuclear plan 'rush'
Business Day
Two civil society organisations have dragged the government to court in an attempt to force it to commit to following transparent public participation processes in its proposed nuclear power procurement. Earth Life Africa's Johannesburg branch and the ...
Government Taken Back To Court Over Nuclear ProgrammeHuffington Post South Africa (blog)

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Op-Ed: Eskom's latest work on the IRP for the Department of Energy rejects nuclear - Daily Maverick

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 22:43

Daily Maverick

Op-Ed: Eskom's latest work on the IRP for the Department of Energy rejects nuclear
Daily Maverick
In the Forced Nuclear scenario, some 9,6 GW of new-nuclear power is “hard-wired” (or forced) into the IRP model in the years to 2050, because none of the other scenarios modelled come up with this particular outcome, which appears to be preferred by ...

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania - Phys.Org

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 18:36

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania
Phys.Org
The proximity of a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus to the border and Lithuania's capital Vilnius has been a source of concern. Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster spewed radioactive clouds into the sky and sent shockwaves across ...
The Belarus built its first nuclear power plant at the gates of the EUThe Quebec Telegram

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Japan: Nuclear Reactor Behind Fukushima Disaster Considered for Another Power Plant, Against Safety Regulations - Newsweek

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 18:05

Newsweek

Japan: Nuclear Reactor Behind Fukushima Disaster Considered for Another Power Plant, Against Safety Regulations
Newsweek
The company operating the nuclear reactor for a power plant in Japan is requesting government approval to keep it running—even though safety regulations were introduced to make sure that didn't happen. The Japanese government mandates a limit of 40 ...
Fukushima 'ice wall' linchpin not living up to high hopesAsahi Shimbun
Clean energy: Reinventing Japanese powerNew Straits Times Online
After Indian Point: Leaving Waste High and DryHighlands Current

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'This is a forever project': Indigenous community mulls nuclear waste bunker - CBC.ca

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 16:33

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'This is a forever project': Indigenous community mulls nuclear waste bunker
CBC.ca
The Ontario Power Generation project, currently estimated to cost $2.4 billion, would see a bunker built at the Bruce nuclear power plant near Kincardine, Ont., close to the Lake Huron shoreline. Hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of low and ...

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'A forever project': Ont. First Nation carefully examining nuclear waste bunker plan - CTV News

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 15:52

CTV News

'A forever project': Ont. First Nation carefully examining nuclear waste bunker plan
CTV News
The Ontario Power Generation project, currently estimated to cost $2.4 billion, would see a bunker built at the Bruce nuclear power plant near Kincardine, Ont., close to the Lake Huron shoreline. Hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of low and ...

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania - The Manila Times

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 11:04

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania
The Manila Times
OSTROVETS, Belarus: Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster spewed radioactive clouds into the sky and sent shockwaves across Europe, Belarus is building a nuclear reactor on the doorstep of the European Union despite fears in neighbouring Lithuania.
The Belarus built its first nuclear power plant at the gates of the EUThe Quebec Telegram

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania - Digital Journal - Digital Journal

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 03:16

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania - Digital Journal
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Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster spewed radioactive clouds into the sky and sent shockwaves across Europe, Belarus is building a nuclear reactor on ...

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania - Yahoo Singapore News

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 03:12

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Belarus nuclear power plant stirs fears in Lithuania
Yahoo Singapore News
Thirty years after the Chernobyl disaster spewed radioactive clouds into the sky and sent shockwaves across Europe, Belarus is building a nuclear reactor on the doorstep of the EU despite fears in neighbouring Lithuania. Construction of the facility ...

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Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside - The Australian

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 02:16

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Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside
The Australian
We first went through automated security checks and radiation measurement at the new building, where 1,000 employees of Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s decommissioning unit work. A sign prohibits games such as Pokemon Go. Visitors no longer must put on ...

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With an irrational Trump in office, the nuclear power of US president must be tamed - South China Morning Post

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 01:20

South China Morning Post

With an irrational Trump in office, the nuclear power of US president must be tamed
South China Morning Post
Even American politicians have shockingly little insight into the immense destructive power vested in the American president. The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently held a hearing on the president's nuclear launch authority, which received ...
A Nuclear Reckoning: Senators Ponder the President's Power to Launch ArmageddonWar on the Rocks
South Asian Nuclear ProblemModern Diplomacy

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There's still time to halt the madness of our foreign-owned nuclear juggernaut - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 20:02

Telegraph.co.uk

There's still time to halt the madness of our foreign-owned nuclear juggernaut
Telegraph.co.uk
It's the story that keeps on giving – the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset. Just as you thought the train had left the station and it was too late to do anything about Britain's positively reckless programme of nuclear renewal, along ...

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SC proposal would cut SCANA executive compensation packages after nuclear fiasco - Charleston Post Courier

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:09

Charleston Post Courier

SC proposal would cut SCANA executive compensation packages after nuclear fiasco
Charleston Post Courier
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer SCANA Corporation Kevin Marsh and Lonnie Carter, president and CEO of Santee Cooper, tour the construction site of the then-new reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Power Station in Jenkinsville on Wednesday, ...

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Survey finds positive views of nuclear plant - News-Press Now

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 03:05

News-Press Now

Survey finds positive views of nuclear plant
News-Press Now
A majority of respondents to a recently commissioned survey reveals a continued complimentary perspective of the region's lone nuclear power plant. Nearly 250 people who live within 10 miles of the Cooper Nuclear Station in southeast Nebraska ...

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Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers off the Grid - DeSmog (blog)

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 01:54

DeSmog (blog)

Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers off the Grid
DeSmog (blog)
This initiative seeks to protect coal-fired and nuclear power plants that are struggling to compete with cheaper energy sources. Perry's proposed rule applies to plants that operate in regions with deregulated power markets, where utilities normally ...
Trump Resists Progress on Global WarmingConsortium News

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Life-and-death regulatory OK elusive for Japan Atomic Power - Nikkei Asian Review

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 18:50

Nikkei Asian Review

Life-and-death regulatory OK elusive for Japan Atomic Power
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- Japan Atomic Power, an electricity wholesaler focusing solely on nuclear plants, has asked regulators to extend the operating life of an aging plant, but getting the approval will not come easily given such issues as raising the money needed ...

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EU backs Lithuania in nuclear plant dispute with Belarus - Financial Times

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 18:38

Financial Times

EU backs Lithuania in nuclear plant dispute with Belarus
Financial Times
Linas Linkevicius, Lithuania's foreign minister, raised the prospect of a boycott on buying power from the project. He tweeted: “unsafe #Belarus' Nuclear Power Plant is an issue for the whole #EU. No place for the unsafe #nuclear projects on #EU ...
Nuclear spat at Eastern Partnership summitEURACTIV

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Resolving PHL's nuclear-power quandary - Business Mirror

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:27

Business Mirror

Resolving PHL's nuclear-power quandary
Business Mirror
Nuclear experts based in Russia have concluded their preliminary assessment on the possibility and viability of rehabilitating the 620-megawatt (MW) Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), the first nuclear power plant built in Southeast Asia more than ...
FirstEnergy celebrates 30 years of operation at its Perry Nuclear Power PlantDaily Energy Insider

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