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Nuclear Lobbying Power: NJ Utility Customers Will Pay $300M In Subsidies - ProPublica

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:42
Nuclear Lobbying Power: NJ Utility Customers Will Pay $300M In Subsidies  ProPublica

Regulators voted Thursday to approve subsidies, even though PSEG plants are “financially viable.”

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“There is no such thing as a zero or near-zero-emission nuclear power plant” - pv magazine International

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:12
“There is no such thing as a zero or near-zero-emission nuclear power plant”  pv magazine International

Stanford professor Mark Z Jacobson has said new nuclear plants may cost up to 7.4 times more than wind and solar facilities, with construction times longer by ...

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We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change (Yes, All of Them). Here Are Their Ideas. - The New York Times

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:05
We Asked the 2020 Democrats About Climate Change (Yes, All of Them). Here Are Their Ideas.  The New York Times

The New York Times sent a climate policy survey to the 18 declared candidates. They all want to stick to the Paris Agreement. Beyond that, they diverge.

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US Nuclear Power Plants Weren't Built for Climate Change - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:00
US Nuclear Power Plants Weren't Built for Climate Change  Bloomberg

The vast majority of U.S. nuclear power plants weren't designed to handle the current flood risk from climate change.

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Tepco says foreign workers on new visas can work at crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant - The Japan Times

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:41
Tepco says foreign workers on new visas can work at crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant  The Japan Times

The operator of the disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant plans to allow foreign nationals to work at the complex through a new visa program ...

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Nuclear energy not ‘not’ on agenda, Scott Morrison says - The Australian

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:20
Nuclear energy not ‘not’ on agenda, Scott Morrison says  The Australian

Scott Morrison says he is open to nuclear power in Australia if it can stand on its own two feet.

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Construction of Egypt's first nuclear power plant in the offing - Pumps Africa

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 05:16
Construction of Egypt's first nuclear power plant in the offing  Pumps Africa

Egyptian Nuclear Regulation and Radiological Authority (ENRRA) has granted the Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) site approval permit for the ...

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Q&A: Why is the third reactor at Mochovce plant a problem? - The Slovak Spectator

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:25
Q&A: Why is the third reactor at Mochovce plant a problem?  The Slovak Spectator

The completion of the third reactor at the nuclear plant in Mochovce has been postponed about 11 times. Here is an overview of the issue.

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Nuclear armed vs nuclear powered - The Express Tribune

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:24
Nuclear armed vs nuclear powered  The Express Tribune

Nuclear power plants cannot explode like nuclear bombs. Nuclear energy is the safest energy.

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Nuclear armed vs nuclear powered - The Express Tribune

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:24
Nuclear armed vs nuclear powered  The Express Tribune

Nuclear power plants cannot explode like nuclear bombs. Nuclear energy is the safest energy.

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Luzon solons thumb down nuclear energy - Manila Bulletin

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:09
Luzon solons thumb down nuclear energy  Manila Bulletin

Two lawmakers from Luzon have thumbed down a proposal to utilize nuclear energy as a means to address the dire power situation in the country and said ...

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Africa's Sole Nuclear Power Plant Is Getting a Revamp - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:00
Africa's Sole Nuclear Power Plant Is Getting a Revamp  Bloomberg

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., the state utility that supplies 95 percent of South Africa's power, is overhauling the continent's sole nuclear plant with the aim of ...

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Africa's Sole Nuclear Power Plant Is Getting a Revamp - Bloomberg

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:00
Africa's Sole Nuclear Power Plant Is Getting a Revamp  Bloomberg

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., the state utility that supplies 95 percent of South Africa's power, is overhauling the continent's sole nuclear plant with the aim of ...

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Federal election 2019: Scott Morrison opens the door for nuclear power – politics live - The Guardian

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 03:53
Federal election 2019: Scott Morrison opens the door for nuclear power – politics live  The Guardian

As campaign's first week draws to a close, the parties continue to slog it out over the economy and climate plans. All the day's events, live.

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Threat of volcanic ash at 3 nuclear plants in Fukui Pref. greater than expected - The Mainichi

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 03:51
Threat of volcanic ash at 3 nuclear plants in Fukui Pref. greater than expected  The Mainichi

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on April 17 decided to revise upward a prediction for the amount of ash that could fall within the grounds.

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Briefing: China to use own tech to grow nuclear energy capacity - TechNode

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 02:56
Briefing: China to use own tech to grow nuclear energy capacity  TechNode

China's own Hualong One will be used in new nuclear plants, as construction finally resumes.

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Nuclear plants' anti-terror measures delayed - NHK WORLD

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 02:50
Nuclear plants' anti-terror measures delayed  NHK WORLD

Nuclear plant operators in Japan say it will be difficult to install anti-terrorism facilities at their plants within the timeframe set by the government.

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PM open to nuclear if it can 'pay its way' - Illawarra Mercury

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 02:45
PM open to nuclear if it can 'pay its way'  Illawarra Mercury

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he would be open to nuclear power if it can "pay its own way" and doesn't need government support. "It's not, not on the ag...

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PM open to nuclear if it can 'pay its way' - Fairfield City Champion

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 02:45
PM open to nuclear if it can 'pay its way'  Fairfield City Champion

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he would be open to nuclear power if it can "pay its own way" and doesn't need government support. "It's not, not on the ag...

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