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The Energy 202: We asked every 2020 Democrat about climate change. Here are the most interesting answers. - The Washington Post

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 12:24
The Energy 202: We asked every 2020 Democrat about climate change. Here are the most interesting answers.  The Washington Post

THE LIGHTBULB Here’s a change: Climate change is finally a major issue in the race for the White House. With eight months still to go until Democrats begin picking their next presidential nominee, 96 percent of the party’s voters say it is very important the next president takes aggressive action to slow the effects of climate change, according to in a CNN poll from April. And that means that Democratic candidates are talking a lot more about what they will do to curb global warming. To find out exactly where the candidates stand on climate-related issues, The Post’s John Muyskens and Kevin...

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VW CEO Diess under fire for suggesting postponing nuclear exit in Germany - Clean Energy Wire

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 12:11
VW CEO Diess under fire for suggesting postponing nuclear exit in Germany  Clean Energy Wire

VW CEO Herbert Diess has drawn heavy criticism for suggesting that Germany should first exit coal instead of nuclear power in order to protect the climate.

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station Shut Down Permanently - Yahoo Finance

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 12:00
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station Shut Down Permanently  Yahoo Finance

PLYMOUTH, Mass., June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Control room operators at Entergy's Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, shut ...

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Siren tests will happen Tuesday for nuclear power plants in Scriba - CNYcentral.com

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:10
Siren tests will happen Tuesday for nuclear power plants in Scriba  CNYcentral.com

Don't be alarmed if you live in Oswego County and hear a siren Tuesday afternoon. Exelon Generation will perform a test of its public notification on Tuesday, ...

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Siren tests will happen Tuesday for nuclear power plants in Scriba - CNYcentral.com

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:10
Siren tests will happen Tuesday for nuclear power plants in Scriba  CNYcentral.com

Don't be alarmed if you live in Oswego County and hear a siren Tuesday afternoon. Exelon Generation will perform a test of its public notification on Tuesday, ...

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Ukraine's largest nuclear power plant disconnects another power unit for repairs - UNIAN

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:55
Ukraine's largest nuclear power plant disconnects another power unit for repairs  UNIAN

Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP), which is part of state-run enterprise Energoatom, has disconnected its unit No. 5 from the power grids for scheduled ...

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There Are Still 10 Chernobyl-Style Reactors Operating Across Russia. How Do We Know They're Safe? - Live Science

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:45
There Are Still 10 Chernobyl-Style Reactors Operating Across Russia. How Do We Know They're Safe?  Live Science

In the new HBO miniseries "Chernobyl," Russian scientists uncover the reason for an explosion in Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, which ...

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Nuclear Power Is Clean and Safe, So Why Does the Left Hate It? - Commentary Magazine

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:31
Nuclear Power Is Clean and Safe, So Why Does the Left Hate It?  Commentary Magazine

Nuclear power has a track record for being both clean and safe, but the left rejects it as a solution to the problem of carbon emissions. Why?

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At look back at the Shoreham nuclear plant protest, 40 years later - Suffolk Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:00
At look back at the Shoreham nuclear plant protest, 40 years later  Suffolk Times

Seven years before the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster — which has been chronicled in a new HBO miniseries that concludes tonight — protestors ...

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How the Tianwan nuclear power plant works - vestnik kavkaza

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 09:34
How the Tianwan nuclear power plant works  vestnik kavkaza

China and Russia are expanding their cooperation in many fields, including nuclear power. The two countries have signed big deals in recent years to build ...

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YES: Clean Air Program maintains carbon-free electricity, jobs - The Columbus Dispatch

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 08:43
YES: Clean Air Program maintains carbon-free electricity, jobs  The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio legislators have been presented with a tremendous opportunity to modernize our state's energy policy in the form of House Bill 6, the Ohio Clean Air ...

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Pro-nuclear incumbent Shingo Mimura wins fifth term in Aomori gubernatorial election - The Japan Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 08:18
Pro-nuclear incumbent Shingo Mimura wins fifth term in Aomori gubernatorial election  The Japan Times

Shingo Mimura, a pro-nuclear incumbent, won his fifth term in the Aomori gubernatorial election on Sunday, stressing his past achievements and focusing awa.

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Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station among highest rates payers in the UK with £9million annual bill - Hartlepool Mail

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 07:12
Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station among highest rates payers in the UK with £9million annual bill  Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station is among highest rates payers in the UK with a £9million annual bill, new figures have revealed.

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Nuclear power industry looks to future - Cape Cod Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 07:00
Nuclear power industry looks to future  Cape Cod Times

Third day of a three-day special Times series. Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station's permanent shutdown Friday was a sign of the times, as aging commercial plants ...

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Japan's LNG, coal demand to rise amid nuclear uncertainties - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 06:27
Japan's LNG, coal demand to rise amid nuclear uncertainties  Kallanish Energy

Demand for liquefied natural gas and coal in Japan is set to rise if nuclear power plants are forced to close, independent research/data company Wood ...

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Nuclear power better than any other source of power generation: Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:19
Nuclear power better than any other source of power generation: Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy  ETEnergyworld.com

"Each unit of 1000 MW of nuclear power requires 20 hectares while coal based power generation power plants require 70 hectares of land and returns ar..

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real - The New York Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:10
Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real  The New York Times

Henry Fountain is a science writer on the Climate desk of The New York Times. He toured the Chernobyl plant and the exclusion zone around it in 2014. The first thing to understand about the HBO mini-series “Chernobyl,” which concludes its five-part run on Monday, is that a lot of it is made up. But here’s the second, and more important, thing: It doesn’t really matter. The explosion and fire at Chernobyl’s Unit 4 reactor on April 26, 1986, was an extraordinarily messy and grim event, a radioactive “dirty” bomb on a scale that no one — certainly not anyone in the Soviet Union — was prepared ...

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Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real - The New York Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 03:10
Plenty of Fantasy in HBO’s ‘Chernobyl,’ but the Truth Is Real  The New York Times

Henry Fountain is a science writer on the Climate desk of The New York Times. He toured the Chernobyl plant and the exclusion zone around it in 2014. The first thing to understand about the HBO mini-series “Chernobyl,” which concludes its five-part run on Monday, is that a lot of it is made up. But here’s the second, and more important, thing: It doesn’t really matter. The explosion and fire at Chernobyl’s Unit 4 reactor on April 26, 1986, was an extraordinarily messy and grim event, a radioactive “dirty” bomb on a scale that no one — certainly not anyone in the Soviet Union — was prepared ...

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Opponents will protest Ohio's alternative energy bill - Toledo Blade

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 01:18
Opponents will protest Ohio's alternative energy bill  Toledo Blade

Opponents of a “clean energy” bill approved by the Ohio House last week announced they will protest the legislation Monday in Toledo. A gathering is ...

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Taishan Nuclear Plant | Macau police organize youth visit to dispel safety fears - Macau Daily Times

News - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 00:47
Taishan Nuclear Plant | Macau police organize youth visit to dispel safety fears  Macau Daily Times

The Unitary Police *Service* (SPU) yesterday led a local youth delegation to the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong Province with the purpose of ...

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