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Press review: Moscow backs OPEC+ deal extension and US accepts N. Korea as nuclear power - TASS

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:02
Press review: Moscow backs OPEC+ deal extension and US accepts N. Korea as nuclear power  TASS

Moscow has decided in favor of maintaining fiscal stability, supporting Saudi Arabia's efforts to extend the deal on curbing oil output until the spring of 2020.

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Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit breached, IAEA confirms - BBC News

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:10
Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit breached, IAEA confirms  BBC News

Iran has breached the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a watchdog has confirmed.

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Oyster Creek nuclear plant sale to Holtec is complete - Asbury Park Press

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:00
Oyster Creek nuclear plant sale to Holtec is complete  Asbury Park Press

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant and its nearly $1B trust fund was sold to a new owner, Holtec International, on Monday.

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HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ is a scary reminder that there are constant nuclear-safety violations - MarketWatch

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 09:00
HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ is a scary reminder that there are constant nuclear-safety violations  MarketWatch

Thirty-three years after the Chernobyl disaster, plenty of risk remains despite safety improvements.

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Iran is breaching its uranium stockpile limit under the nuclear deal. Here's what that actually means - CNBC

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 08:51
Iran is breaching its uranium stockpile limit under the nuclear deal. Here's what that actually means  CNBC

The breach doesn't radically change Iran's roughly one-year breakout period to weapons-grade enrichment levels, but what Iran is threatening next is what's ...

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The women protesting the Kudankulam nuclear plant - The Caravan

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 08:22
The women protesting the Kudankulam nuclear plant  The Caravan

Women have been at the heart of the Kudankulam protest movement in Tamil Nadu.

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Federal agencies test emergency plan for FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant - WRVO Public Media

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 08:05
Federal agencies test emergency plan for FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant  WRVO Public Media

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission evaluated the FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Oswego County for its.

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Chernobyl's $1.7B nuclear confinement shelter revealed after taking 9 years to complete - Fox News

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 07:00
Chernobyl's $1.7B nuclear confinement shelter revealed after taking 9 years to complete  Fox News

A new structure built to confine the Chernobyl reactor at the center of the world's worst nuclear disaster was previewed for the media Tuesday.

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Rooppur Power Plant: HC seeks to know steps against 'irregularities' - The Daily Star

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 06:43
Rooppur Power Plant: HC seeks to know steps against 'irregularities'  The Daily Star

The High Court today wanted to know the steps taken against the officials concerned who are involved in alleged irregularities in purchasing furniture and other ...

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The simple reason why nuclear power is finished – Dr Richard Dixon - The Scotsman

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 05:00
The simple reason why nuclear power is finished – Dr Richard Dixon  The Scotsman

Half of Scotland's nuclear reactors are off-line over safety concerns, but the lights still stayed on, writes Dr Richard Dixon.

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How Safe Is Diablo Canyon in a Station Blackout? - Santa Barbara Independent

News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 01:21
How Safe Is Diablo Canyon in a Station Blackout?  Santa Barbara Independent

In the wake of Pacific Gas & Electric's bankruptcy due to the devastating wildfires, death, and destruction caused by its aging and vulnerable transmission lines, ...

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Deadline is blown, but Ohio nuclear plant operators say theres still time for bailout - The Columbus Dispatch

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 22:10
Deadline is blown, but Ohio nuclear plant operators say theres still time for bailout  The Columbus Dispatch

The proprietors of two struggling nuclear power plants in Ohio say they're continuing with plans to shut down their Lake Erie facilities, but add that they can ...

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FirstEnergy Solutions could be closing two nuclear power plants - WKYC.com

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 22:09
FirstEnergy Solutions could be closing two nuclear power plants  WKYC.com

State leaders are considering adding a fee on every electricity bill in the state in order to stop the plants from closing prematurely.

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Iran Says It Has Exceeded Uranium Limits Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal - NPR

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 21:21
Iran Says It Has Exceeded Uranium Limits Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal  NPR

Iran announced Monday that it has exceeded the 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium set by the nuclear deal it made with six world powers.

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Lawmakers Missed FirstEnergy Solutions' Deadline To Subsidize Nuclear: Now What? - The Statehouse News Bureau

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 21:09
Lawmakers Missed FirstEnergy Solutions' Deadline To Subsidize Nuclear: Now What?  The Statehouse News Bureau

FirstEnergy Solutions says it will continue its plans to deactivate and decommission Ohio's two nuclear power plants since lawmakers were not able to pass.

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Despite missed deadline, FirstEnergy Solutions suggests bailout would still save Ohio's nuclear plants - cleveland.com

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 20:51
Despite missed deadline, FirstEnergy Solutions suggests bailout would still save Ohio's nuclear plants  cleveland.com

FirstEnergy Solutions is now indicating that it's willing to wait a little longer for lawmakers to give them hundreds of millions of dollars in public subsidies.

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'Chernobyl on Ice': Nuclear Plant Barge Headed Across Arctic Circle - Common Dreams

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 20:21
'Chernobyl on Ice': Nuclear Plant Barge Headed Across Arctic Circle  Common Dreams

Shipment of nuclear plant across polar waters draws criticism.

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Safer Nuclear Reactors Are on the Way - Scientific American

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 20:01
Safer Nuclear Reactors Are on the Way  Scientific American

Controlling carbon in the atmosphere will require a mix of energy technologies—potentially including nuclear reactors, which emit no carbon but are seen as ...

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Tweed councillor says nuclear power must be considered - Tweed Daily News

News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 19:30
Tweed councillor says nuclear power must be considered  Tweed Daily News

Federal Richmond MP Justine Elliot has condemned the energy source.

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