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Next in the Nuclear Arms Race: A Flying Plutonium Reactor - WhoWhatWhy

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:01
Next in the Nuclear Arms Race: A Flying Plutonium Reactor  WhoWhatWhy

Just because something can be done does not mean that it should be. Case in point: a flying nuclear reactor, which sounds almost worse than the nuclear ...

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New Japanese environment minister touts end of nuclear power - pv magazine International

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:32
New Japanese environment minister touts end of nuclear power  pv magazine International

After Fukushima, Japan's nuclear power fleet went offline with plans to restart only when safety concerns could be addressed. On his first day at the office, the ...

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Japan's new environment minister wants to scrap nuclear power - Rappler

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:02
Japan's new environment minister wants to scrap nuclear power  Rappler

The comments from Shinjiro Koizumi, a rising political star and son of former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, are his first on the controversial issue since he ...

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It's Really OK If Japan Dumps Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Ocean - Forbes

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:00
It's Really OK If Japan Dumps Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Ocean  Forbes

Slowly releasing Fukushima tritium-contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean is a very good idea. No other radioactive elements are in the water and tritium just ...

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Opinion: Can we please base our climate change discussions on facts? - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:00
Opinion: Can we please base our climate change discussions on facts?  Los Angeles Times

In the debate about global warming, as last week's climate change town hall on CNN made clear, policy discussions are often based on false premises.

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France flags welding fault at 5 or more EDF nuclear reactors - Reuters UK

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 09:46
France flags welding fault at 5 or more EDF nuclear reactors  Reuters UK

At least five nuclear reactors operated by French utility EDF might have problems with weldings on their steam generators, a fault which has raised fears of ...

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US awards $15.2m for advanced nuclear power tech - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:52
US awards $15.2m for advanced nuclear power tech  Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

The US Government has announced $15.2 million (£12m) of funding for projects aimed at accelerating the development of advanced nuclear power technology.

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I want to ditch nuclear power, says Japan's rising star - The Times

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 08:00
I want to ditch nuclear power, says Japan's rising star  The Times

Japan's new environment minister, the man popularly tipped as the next leader, says that nuclear power should be abandoned in a challenge to the authority of ...

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France flags welding fault at five or more EDF nuclear reactors - Reuters

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 07:35
France flags welding fault at five or more EDF nuclear reactors  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - At least five nuclear reactors operated by French utility EDF might have problems with weldings on their steam generators, a fault which has ...

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Utah Cities Push Development of Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors - The Heartland Institute

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 05:58
Utah Cities Push Development of Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors  The Heartland Institute

A number of cities in and bordering Utah have formed a coalition to purchase nuclear power from a small modular reactor being planned at the Idaho National ...

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Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister - The Guardian

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 05:23
Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister  The Guardian

Shinjiro Koizumi says: 'We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur'

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US nuclear lab partners with utilities - Columbian.com - The Columbian

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 04:19
US nuclear lab partners with utilities - Columbian.com  The Columbian

BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. government's primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to produce ...

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New Japan minister wants nuclear power end - 7NEWS

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 03:21
New Japan minister wants nuclear power end  7NEWS

Japan's new environment minister wants the nation to stop using nuclear power following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

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New Japan minister wants nuclear power end - The Canberra Times

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 03:13
New Japan minister wants nuclear power end  The Canberra Times

Japan's newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastroph...

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Dumping Fukushima's Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean Is 'Only Option', Japan Says - ScienceAlert

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 03:00
Dumping Fukushima's Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean Is 'Only Option', Japan Says  ScienceAlert

On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by the most powerful earthquake in the nation's history – a magnitude 9 temblor that triggered a tsunami with waves up to ...

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Fed Regulators Hear Concerns on Pilgrim Nuclear Plant's Transfer and New Owner - WCAI

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 02:31
Fed Regulators Hear Concerns on Pilgrim Nuclear Plant's Transfer and New Owner  WCAI

Members of the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission visited Plymouth on Wednesday to hear feedback about creating Citizens Advisory Panels around.

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US nuclear lab partners with utilities to produce hydrogen - Sentinel-Tribune

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 02:30
US nuclear lab partners with utilities to produce hydrogen  Sentinel-Tribune

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. government's primary nuclear lab is partnering with three energy utilities to find an economical way to use nuclear energy to ...

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Are renewables really cheaper than coal and nuclear? - Crikey

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 01:45
Are renewables really cheaper than coal and nuclear?  Crikey

Few issues are more polarising in Australian politics than energy policy. On one side of the debate, there are those who argue Australia cannot afford to trade ...

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Koizumi says Japan should scrap nuclear plants after Fukushima - Aljazeera.com

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 01:23
Koizumi says Japan should scrap nuclear plants after Fukushima  Aljazeera.com

New environment minister's view likely to prove controversial in ruling party despite public concerns over nuclear risk.

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