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US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years - NEWS10 ABC

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:07

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US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have restarted an eastern Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation's nuclear power generating capacity and possibly reduce concerns about nuclear power safety. The U.S. Department of ...

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US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years - Business Insider

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:47

US restarts nuclear testing facility in Idaho after 23 years
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have restarted an eastern Idaho nuclear fuel testing facility amid efforts to boost the nation's nuclear power generating capacity and possibly reduce concerns about nuclear power safety. The U.S. Department of ...

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Nuclear power and space - The News International

News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:40

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Nuclear power and space
The News International
The website nuclear-news this month has declared: “Nuclear Power and Space Exploration – theme for November 17.” And, indeed, a desire of nuclear power zealots for decades is, now in 2017 with the Trump administration, poised for possible major ...
NASA Has Developed A 'Nuclear 'Engine' That Could Power Vehicles On MarsHuffPost UK

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Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant - Beatrice Daily Sun

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 21:13

Beatrice Daily Sun

Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant
Beatrice Daily Sun
A coolant leak in one of Cooper nuclear power plant's turbines in southeast Nebraska has been repaired. Nebraska Public Power District spokesman Mark Becker said the hydrogen leak was repaired before 6 p.m. Tuesday. The leak was discovered earlier ...

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NIBIRU DEATH: 'Humans have the nuclear power to annihilate Planet X - and Earth' - Express.co.uk

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:07

NIBIRU DEATH: 'Humans have the nuclear power to annihilate Planet X - and Earth'
Express.co.uk
Maximilian Bode, a graphic designer who crunched the numbers on the world's nuclear arsenal, found that humanity has enough nuclear power to destroy San Francisco, the moon and everything in between. The infamous Little Boy bomb which was dropped ...

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Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant - 1011now

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:00

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Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant
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(AP) -- A coolant leak in one of Cooper nuclear power plant's turbines in southeast Nebraska has been repaired. Nebraska Public Power District spokesman Mark Becker said the hydrogen leak was repaired before 6 p.m. Tuesday. The leak was discovered ...

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Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant - Lincoln Journal Star

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:42

Lincoln Journal Star

Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant
Lincoln Journal Star
A worker monitors the control room of Nebraska Public Power District's Cooper nuclear power plant near Brownville in 2011. AP file photo. OMAHA — A coolant leak in one of Cooper nuclear power plant's turbines in southeast Nebraska has been repaired.

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Subsidizing coal and nuclear power could drive customers off the grid - Phys.Org

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:33

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Subsidizing coal and nuclear power could drive customers off the grid
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Will consumers willingly pay higher bills to support coal and nuclear power? My research group has analyzed another option: Going off-grid and generating electricity with home-based solar energy systems. Recently we compared the cost of grid power to ...
Nuclear and coal are essential for reliable energyThe Hill

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Rare Powerful Earthquake Strikes South Korea in Region Home to Nuclear Power Plants - Newsweek

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:38

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Rare Powerful Earthquake Strikes South Korea in Region Home to Nuclear Power Plants
Newsweek
The Korea Meteorological Administration initially recorded a 5.5 magnitude earthquake occurring at 14.29 p.m. local time (12.29 a.m. ET) on the southeastern coast of the country, near Pohang, a city 230 miles away from Seoul. The earthquake's magnitude ...
Earthquake strikes southeastern KoreaThe Korea Herald
(2nd LD) Nuclear reactors unaffected by magnitude 5.4 earthquake: KHNPYonhap News
South Korea postpones university exam after rare earthquakeThe Straits Times
Asahi Shimbun
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India pushing for Jaitapur nuclear plant despite cost escalation - Economic Times

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:53

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India pushing for Jaitapur nuclear plant despite cost escalation
Economic Times
MUMBAI: Ignoring both local protests as well as the fact that French nuclear giant Areva S.A. is facing a financial crisis, the Indian nuclear establishment continues to push for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) planned in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.

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Zuma's allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way? - Fin24

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:08

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Zuma's allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?
Fin24
It's also important to consider that government's atomic ambitions go far beyond the 9 600 MW of extra nuclear power stations. It also wants to rebuild a uranium enrichment plant that dates back to former apartheid-era President PW Botha in the 1980's.

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DOE Official: Agency 'Confident' FERC Will Approve a Coal, Nuclear ... - Greentech Media

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:50

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DOE Official: Agency 'Confident' FERC Will Approve a Coal, Nuclear ...
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Sean Cunningham said he believes FERC will “dutifully” consider and adopt a rule to address price formation in electricity markets.

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Subsidizing coal and nuclear power could drive customers off the grid - The Conversation US

News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:14

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Subsidizing coal and nuclear power could drive customers off the grid
The Conversation US
This initiative seeks to protect coal-fired and nuclear power plants that are struggling to compete with cheaper energy sources. Perry's proposed rule applies to plants that operate in regions with deregulated power markets, where utilities normally ...
DOE Official: Agency 'Confident' FERC Will Approve a Coal, Nuclear Pricing RuleGreentech Media
Nuclear frets about 'marriage of convenience' with coalE&E News

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NASA reveals 'nuclear engine' that could provide power to the first humans on Mars - Daily Mail

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 23:29

Daily Mail

NASA reveals 'nuclear engine' that could provide power to the first humans on Mars
Daily Mail
NASA is set to begin testing a radical 'nuclear engine' that could provide power for astronauts on the Martian surface. Dubbed the 'Kilopower' it would use a uranium rector the size of a toilet roll to create heat. A high efficiency Stirling engine ...

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Workers Find Hydrogen Leak at Cooper Nuclear Power Plant - U.S. News & World Report

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:21

Workers Find Hydrogen Leak at Cooper Nuclear Power Plant
U.S. News & World Report
Workers Find Hydrogen Leak at Cooper Nuclear Power Plant. Workers are repairing a hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plant in southeast Nebraska after the problem was discovered in one of the turbines during maintenance. Nov. 14, 2017, at 3:17 ...

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US officials tout cleaner fossil fuels, nuclear power at international talks - Marketplace.org

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:40

US officials tout cleaner fossil fuels, nuclear power at international talks
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At the United Nations climate talks in Germany, White House officials are talking about plans to make fossil fuels cleaner or more efficient, and to expand nuclear power, as approaches to reducing emissions. While the rest of the world may be more into ...

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US Neglects the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants in Europe - Center for Research on Globalization

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:23

US Neglects the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants in Europe
Center for Research on Globalization
Nuclear power is now going through a difficult time and the world community is becoming more and more concerned by it. After the tragic events of 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, as well as at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant (where an ...

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Trump critic Bob Corker says it is time to review president's power to order nuclear attack - USA TODAY

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:14

USA TODAY

Trump critic Bob Corker says it is time to review president's power to order nuclear attack
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Corker, who warned just a month ago that President Trump could be leading the nation toward World War III, said Tuesday the time has come for Congress to review “the realities” of the president's authority to order a nuclear ...
For first time in 40 years, Congress debates US president's nuclear powerUPI.com
Trump's Power to Launch Nuclear Weapons Under Senate ScrutinyBloomberg
Does Donald Trump have the nuclear codes and could the US President start a nuclear war with North Korea?The Sun

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Notices may threaten operation of Bohunice nuclear power plant - The Slovak Spectator

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:24

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Notices may threaten operation of Bohunice nuclear power plant
The Slovak Spectator
Dissatisfied experts working for the (NPP) V2 nuclear power plant in Jaslovské Bohunice (Trnava Region) handed in mass termination notices in late October, after the plant owner, Slovenske Elektrarne (SE) power utility, failed to agree on a 30-percent ...

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Environmental activists to appeal enviro authorisation for proposed new nuclear power station - Creamer Media's Engineering News

News - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:18

Environmental activists to appeal enviro authorisation for proposed new nuclear power station
Creamer Media's Engineering News
“We believe the environmental-impact assessment's (EIA's) failure to properly assess the impacts of the proposed nuclear power station creates a real risk. If this project goes ahead, it will infringe the environmental rights of both present and future ...
Eco warriors tackle proposed nuclear power stationBizcommunity.com

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