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Paying to preserve our nuclear plants is money well spent, legislator says - NJ.com

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 14:23
Paying to preserve our nuclear plants is money well spent, legislator says  NJ.com

New Jersey's nuclear plants contribute more than $800 million annually to New Jersey's GDP and are responsible for more than $37 million in state and local tax ...

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Keeping nuclear power safe - Phys.Org

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:48
Keeping nuclear power safe  Phys.Org

Nuclear energy is clean, powerful, affordable, and zero-emission. A new study uses the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan to help ...

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The costs of decarbonization - physicsworld.com

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:32
The costs of decarbonization  physicsworld.com

The OECD's Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has produced an updated study of System Costs with High Shares of Nuclear and Renewables. Perhaps ...

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Walz touts clean energy jobs amid uncertain nuclear future - St. Cloud Times

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:00
Walz touts clean energy jobs amid uncertain nuclear future  St. Cloud Times

Walz and Kelley made the remarks at a news conference they held Monday to celebrate the growth in clean energy jobs in Minnesota.

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Kitty Tucker: Anti-nuclear activist who helped bring America’s Silkwood case to world’s attention - The Independent

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 11:08
Kitty Tucker: Anti-nuclear activist who helped bring America’s Silkwood case to world’s attention  The Independent

Anti-nuclear power campaigner Kitty Tucker was a law student when Karen Silkwood – the American labour activist played by Meryl Streep in the film Silkwood ...

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Supporting nuclear power right move for Pennsylvania | Columnists - LancasterOnline

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:00
Supporting nuclear power right move for Pennsylvania | Columnists  LancasterOnline

The proposal to add nuclear power to Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards — a program designed to diversify and make the energy sources ...

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Natural gas filled the gap when Indian Point shut down for nearly two weeks, data show - Poughkeepsie Journal

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:00
Natural gas filled the gap when Indian Point shut down for nearly two weeks, data show  Poughkeepsie Journal

In the week after Indian Point shut down, natural gas' contribution to the state energy grid increased.

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Decades after nuclear disaster, tourism is booming in Chernobyl - Chicago Tribune

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:00
Decades after nuclear disaster, tourism is booming in Chernobyl  Chicago Tribune

Spending a weekend in Chernobyl might sound strange to many, but the site of one of the world's worst industrial accidents draws tens of thousands of tourists ...

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Safety comes first on Finland's road to more nuclear power - Sustainability Times

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 08:49
Safety comes first on Finland's road to more nuclear power  Sustainability Times

Even as several European economic powerhouses are transitioning to low-carbon energy sources, they're turning their backs on nuclear power – despite ...

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EDITORIAL: Keidanren must talk with nuke opponents to break impasse:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:15
EDITORIAL: Keidanren must talk with nuke opponents to break impasse:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) on April 8 released a set of proposals concerning the nation's.

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Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant - The Guardian

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 04:54
Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant  The Guardian

Parts of Okuma are open for business once again, but only a few hundred former residents have moved home.

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Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant - The Guardian

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 04:54
Fukushima disaster: first residents return to town next to nuclear plant  The Guardian

Parts of Okuma are open for business once again, but only a few hundred former residents have moved home.

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SNC-Lavalin nuclear contracts at risk if it's convicted - The Hill Times

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 04:00
SNC-Lavalin nuclear contracts at risk if it's convicted  The Hill Times

Whether SNC is allowed to meet and make billions of dollars of new contractual obligations over the next decade will be crucial to the global nuclear industry ...

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Nuclear Power Growing Despite Facility Closures - ThomasNet News

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 04:00
Nuclear Power Growing Despite Facility Closures  ThomasNet News

Despite a number of locations being retired over the last decade, a recent report indicates that electricity generated by nuclear power plants increased last year.

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Walz touts clean energy jobs amid doubts about nuclear power’s role in future - St. Paul Pioneer Press

News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:33
Walz touts clean energy jobs amid doubts about nuclear power’s role in future  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Gov. Tim Walz and Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley said Tuesday that economics suggest nuclear power won't be part of Minnesota's energy mix if the ...

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Less than two months before Pilgrim closes, questions grow about a potential sale - The Boston Globe

News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 23:24
Less than two months before Pilgrim closes, questions grow about a potential sale  The Boston Globe

Concerns have been raised in recent weeks by other state and local officials about Holtec's bid to buy the 47-year-old plant from Entergy Corp.

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Pennsylvania Senate considering nuclear energy subsidy bill - JURIST

News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:49
Pennsylvania Senate considering nuclear energy subsidy bill  JURIST

A bill that would add nuclear energy to the definition of alternative energy sources that are eligible for alternative energy credits was referred to a Pennsylvania ...

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Walz touts clean energy jobs amid uncertain nuclear future - Star Tribune

News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:20
Walz touts clean energy jobs amid uncertain nuclear future  Star Tribune

Gov. Tim Walz and Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley said Monday that economics suggest nuclear power won't be part of Minnesota's energy mix if the ...

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Our nuclear plants don't need a $1.2B subsidy, petroleum proponent says - NJ.com

News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 18:44
Our nuclear plants don't need a $1.2B subsidy, petroleum proponent says  NJ.com

We encourage a careful review of the nuclear operators' request to make certain that a “just and reasonable” rate allows the regulators to place New Jersey ...

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