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Rumours of explosions at an Iran nuclear plant (rumours folks, unconfirmed) - ForexLive

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:56
Rumours of explosions at an Iran nuclear plant (rumours folks, unconfirmed)  ForexLive

There are reports an explosion has been heard near the Bushehr nuclear plant in Iran. Rumour only ladies and gentlemen. With all the tensions surrounding US ...

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'Fukushima suffering continues' - Church Times

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:30
'Fukushima suffering continues'  Church Times

Eight years since the disaster, NSKK calls for nuclear-free world.

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Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 - Reuters

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:11
Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019  Reuters

Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants ...

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As tensions flare with Iran, Israel could strike first - The Conversation US

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:03
As tensions flare with Iran, Israel could strike first  The Conversation US

Iran shot down a U.S. drone on June 19, further escalating tensions between Iran and its adversaries. Relations with Iran have been worsening for months.

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Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time - The Guardian

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:02
Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time  The Guardian

National Grid is able to confidently predict the 2019 record just six months into the year.

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China could build 30 'Belt and Road' nuclear reactors by 2030 - BusinessWorld Online

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 22:44
China could build 30 'Belt and Road' nuclear reactors by 2030  BusinessWorld Online

SHANGHAI — China could build as many as 30 overseas nuclear reactors through its involvement in the “Belt and Road” initiative over the next decade, ...

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The Real Stars of ‘Chernobyl’ and ‘Escape at Dannemora’ Were the Nuclear Plant and Prison Recreations - IndieWire

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 22:02
The Real Stars of ‘Chernobyl’ and ‘Escape at Dannemora’ Were the Nuclear Plant and Prison Recreations  IndieWire

Production designers Luke Hull and Mark Ricker were the real heroes of “Chernobyl” and “Escape at Dannemora.” They were responsible for authentically ...

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We need nuclear energy - The Washington Post

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 21:27
We need nuclear energy  The Washington Post

Ralph Nader's June 14 letter opposing nuclear energy, “Coddling the nuclear power industry,” overlooked a very basic issue: Where are we humans going to ...

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You Can Now Take a Guided Tour of Russia's Doomed 'Chernobyl' Nuclear Power Plant - Maxim

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 20:00
You Can Now Take a Guided Tour of Russia's Doomed 'Chernobyl' Nuclear Power Plant  Maxim

Chernobyl was the HBO miniseries that dramatized the events surrounding the horrific 1986 nuclear disaster at a power plant in Soviet Ukraine. Grim as it was, ...

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What will be required for a significant expansion of global nuclear energy? - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 19:44
What will be required for a significant expansion of global nuclear energy?  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

We believe the global climate crisis is imminent and must be addressed immediately and aggressively. We concur with the World Nuclear Association's ...

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Why nuclear power plants cost so much—and what can be done about it - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 19:44
Why nuclear power plants cost so much—and what can be done about it  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Despite a reduction in the rate of global nuclear energy deployment, nuclear power continues to be a promising solution to both the increasing demand for ...

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Nuclear Fusion - Washington Post

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 19:03
Nuclear Fusion  Washington Post

Nuclear fusion has been 20 years away for the last six decades, as physicists have long joked. But its allure never went away: the prospect of harnessing the fuel ...

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Nuclear Fusion - Bloomberg

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:42
Nuclear Fusion  Bloomberg

Nuclear fusion has been 20 years away for the last six decades, as physicists have long joked. But its allure never went away: the prospect of harnessing the fuel ...

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NRC approves Oyster Creek sale to Holtec - Asbury Park Press

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:42
NRC approves Oyster Creek sale to Holtec  Asbury Park Press

The last major obstacle in Holtec's plan to purchase the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant and its decommissioning fund is no more.

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Clean energy still lags as the world demands more power | TheHill - The Hill

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:30
Clean energy still lags as the world demands more power | TheHill  The Hill

Although the global power industry is in the midst of a secular transformation, triggered by a massive decline in the costs of clean energy, things are not going as ...

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Trump Weighs Limits on Uranium Imports After Commerce Cites Security Risk - Yahoo Finance

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:39
Trump Weighs Limits on Uranium Imports After Commerce Cites Security Risk  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Commerce Department has recommended the White House take steps to protect the domestic production of uranium after finding the ...

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Small reactors can be safely located on Clinch River site, NRC says - Oak Ridge Today

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:30
Small reactors can be safely located on Clinch River site, NRC says  Oak Ridge Today

Two or more small nuclear reactors could be safely located on a site in west Oak Ridge, a federal agency said this month. The reactors could be built on the ...

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Trump Weighs Limits on Uranium Imports After Commerce Cites Security Risk - Bloomberg

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 16:47
Trump Weighs Limits on Uranium Imports After Commerce Cites Security Risk  Bloomberg

The U.S. Commerce Department has recommended the White House take steps to protect the domestic production of uranium after finding the nation's reliance ...

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Coal, nuclear will have 'almost disappeared' from US power mix by 2050: report - S&P Global Platts

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 16:06
Coal, nuclear will have 'almost disappeared' from US power mix by 2050: report  S&P Global Platts

Opinions differ on validity of conclusions Clean Power Plan replacement 'not relevant' Bloomberg's New Energy Outlook 2019 concludes that US coal and ...

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Daily on Energy: Nuclear utilities scramble to stave off Trump uranium quotas - Washington Examiner

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:56
Daily on Energy: Nuclear utilities scramble to stave off Trump uranium quotas  Washington Examiner

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on ...

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