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Dominion Energy To Keep Surry Nuclear Power Plant Online Through 2053 - The Republican Standard

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:06

The Republican Standard

Dominion Energy To Keep Surry Nuclear Power Plant Online Through 2053
The Republican Standard
Dominion Energy has announced that it will file paperwork to renew its operating licenses for its two Surry County, Virginia, nuclear power stations, the first in the Commonwealth to seek a second license renewal with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...

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Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance - The New Indian Express

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:40

The New Indian Express

Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was shut down on Thursday for maintenance work, according to the Power System Operation Corporation Limited. The unit's restart date was however, not mentioned.
Second N-power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenanceBusiness Standard

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NPCIL's second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance - Business Standard

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:12

Business Standard

NPCIL's second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance
Business Standard
The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was shut down on Thursday for maintenance work, according to the Power System Operation Corporation Limited. The unit's restart date was however, not mentioned.

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A new documentary puts fresh, young faces on the old debate over nuclear power - Grist

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:00

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A new documentary puts fresh, young faces on the old debate over nuclear power
Grist
Environmentalists have a long, messy history with nuclear power. The relationship twined with the campaign against nuclear weapons and sometimes collided with the push to stop carbon pollution. People have a basic fear of atomic energy, despite Bob ...

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Failures of Congress Keep Nuclear Waste Scattered Across the US - Roll Call

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:03

Roll Call

Failures of Congress Keep Nuclear Waste Scattered Across the US
Roll Call
Some 64 so-called dry cask storage units containing 2.2 million pounds of deadly spent nuclear fuel rods are stored on the site of what was the Zion Nuclear Power Station, the remnants from generating nuclear power since 1974. And they've left Zion in ...
Managing nuclear wasteMalaysiakini

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - Glen Innes Examiner

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 23:39

Glen Innes Examiner

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
Glen Innes Examiner
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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Nuclear plant closure brings hope, despair to Fukushima town - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:10

Nuclear plant closure brings hope, despair to Fukushima town
Asahi Shimbun
In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Naraha decided to oppose nuclear energy and call for the closure of the Fukushima No. 2 nuclear power plant that it co-hosts on the coast of the prefecture. Tokyo Electric Power Co. in June ...

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Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel - BBC News

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 20:51

BBC News

Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel
BBC News
Proponents say it promises carbon-free power with less dangerous waste, lower risk of meltdowns and a much harder route to weaponisation than conventional nuclear. But rapid advances in renewables, a costly development path and question marks over ...

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Simulating nuclear safety - Phys.Org

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:36

Phys.Org

Simulating nuclear safety
Phys.Org
The researchers point out that as energy demands growing around the world, there is a pressing need to meet this demand and nuclear power or sustainable sources can provide the alternatives that avoid the burning of fossil fuels. However, there are ...

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CEC ordered to accept more signatures for nuclear power referendum - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:21

Focus Taiwan News Channel

CEC ordered to accept more signatures for nuclear power referendum
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) The Taipei High Administrative Court has ordered the Central Election Commission (CEC) to accept supplemental signatures for a pro-nuclear power referendum proposal. The proposal was submitted by pro-nuclear advocate Huang ...

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Dominion seeks to renew license of Surry nuclear station - Miami Herald

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:43

Dominion seeks to renew license of Surry nuclear station
Miami Herald
Dominion Energy has filed an application with federal regulators to keep its nuclear power station in southeast Virginia running for at least another 20-year term. The company announced Tuesday that it is seeking a renewal of its licenses for the two ...

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Cost of building nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan to be about $11B - AzerNews

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:52

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Cost of building nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan to be about $11B
AzerNews
By Trend. The estimated cost of construction of nuclear power plant of Russian design in Uzbekistan will be about $ 11 billion, the launch of the first power unit has been planned for 2028, the Aide to the President of the Russian Federation Yury ...
Shavkat Mirziyoyev approves agreement on construction of nuclear power plantАстана (press release)

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'There is hope here': Fukushima turns to tourism after nuclear meltdown - The Guardian

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 23:10

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'There is hope here': Fukushima turns to tourism after nuclear meltdown
The Guardian
“It's still difficult to encourage people to come, but those who do are amazed to see that people living so close to the nuclear power plant are leading normal lives again.” Nora Redmond, an Australian who was touring the area with her husband Billy ...
How to inform the public about protective actions in a nuclear or radiological incident: a systematic reviewThe Lancet

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OPINION: Uranium, Nuclear Power And National Security - The Daily Caller

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:03

OPINION: Uranium, Nuclear Power And National Security
The Daily Caller
A new threat is emerging to nuclear power generation and the national security benefits that power provides. Uranium producers are pushing the Department of Commerce to put tariffs or quotas on uranium for fueling power plants. Doing so would jack up ...

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Dominion wants to keep Surry nuclear plant open through at least 2053 - Virginian-Pilot

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:33

Virginian-Pilot

Dominion wants to keep Surry nuclear plant open through at least 2053
Virginian-Pilot
Dominion Energy is sticking with its plan for the Surry nuclear power plant. The utility told federal regulators in 2015 that it intended to keep the plant open through at least 2053, and on Tuesday, it officially applied for another 20-year extension ...

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White House shelves rescue plan for coal, nuclear: report - The Hill

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:48

The Hill

White House shelves rescue plan for coal, nuclear: report
The Hill
A White House memo leaked in May showed that officials were considering using legal authorities to force coal and nuclear plants to stay open for two years. During that time, the National Security Council would study the issue from a security ...
Trump Administration to Drop Its Emergency Coal, Nuclear Bailout PlanGreentech Media

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OPPD board approves new decommission plan for nuclear power plant - Blair Enterprise Publishing

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:24

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OPPD board approves new decommission plan for nuclear power plant
Blair Enterprise Publishing
Action taken by the Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors last week will significantly cut the decommissioning process at the Fort Calhoun Station nuclear plant. On Thursday, the board authorized management to enter into DECON, as well as ...

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PM Scott Morrison not opposed to lifting Australia's nuclear power ban - Daily Telegraph

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:54

Daily Telegraph

PM Scott Morrison not opposed to lifting Australia's nuclear power ban
Daily Telegraph
“What matters is if it is reliable, if it can be contracted and if it can be priced lower than what we are getting currently because that's what brings people power prices down.” His comments were in response to questions from presenters Alan Jones and ...
PM 'totally open' to nuclear power if economics stack upSBS

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White House reportedly shelves coal and nuclear power bailout ... - Axios

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:48

Axios

White House reportedly shelves coal and nuclear power bailout ...
Axios
The Trump administration's plans to directly intervene in power markets to prop up economically struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants have been ...
White House shelves rescue plan for coal, nuclear: report | TheHillThe Hill

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Ex-Tepco VP denies delaying measures against tsunami before Fukushima nuclear crisis in Tokyo court hearing - The Japan Times

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:12

The Japan Times

Ex-Tepco VP denies delaying measures against tsunami before Fukushima nuclear crisis in Tokyo court hearing
The Japan Times
A former vice president of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. on Tuesday denied any responsibility in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, saying he did not procrastinate on taking measures against tsunami, which flooded the nuclear power plant ...
Ex-TEPCO exec denies being told of need for tsunami stepsAsahi Shimbun
Defendant questioning begins in TEPCO nuclear disaster trial; Ex-VP apologizedThe Mainichi

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