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Tepco won't hire foreign nationals with new visas for Fukushima nuclear work until safety guaranteed - The Japan Times

17 hours 49 min ago
Tepco won't hire foreign nationals with new visas for Fukushima nuclear work until safety guaranteed  The Japan Times

The operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant will not hire foreign nationals who enter Japan under a new visa program for decommiss.

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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant can resume transfers of nuclear waste - - KUSI

19 hours 12 min ago
San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant can resume transfers of nuclear waste -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Operations were stopped for almost a year but now the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant received the green light to resume activity.

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CEO: Xcel will likely need gas or nuclear power to reach carbon-free goals - Star Tribune

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:13
CEO: Xcel will likely need gas or nuclear power to reach carbon-free goals  Star Tribune

"Baseload" plants will likely still be needed as the utility gets more power from renewable sources.

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Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions | Merrimack Valley - Eagle-Tribune

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:03
Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions | Merrimack Valley  Eagle-Tribune

BOSTON — The pending closure of the Pilgrim power plant will lead to an uptick in regional carbon emissions, according to environmental groups, who say the ...

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Ohio House Republicans overhaul 'clean-energy' bill to focus on nuclear, coal subsidies - cleveland.com

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:55
Ohio House Republicans overhaul 'clean-energy' bill to focus on nuclear, coal subsidies  cleveland.com

A controversial “clean-energy” subsidy bill is now a bailout plan for two Northern Ohio nuclear power plants and for coal plants.

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Zero-carbon future must include nuclear, Southern CEO says - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:50
Zero-carbon future must include nuclear, Southern CEO says  Seeking Alpha

Nuclear power must be included with renewables as part of any serious effort to decarbonize U.S. energy, Southern Co. (SO) Chairman, President and CEO ...

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Renewables out of Ohio House 'clean energy' plan - Toledo Blade

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:18
Renewables out of Ohio House 'clean energy' plan  Toledo Blade

COLUMBUS — Wind, solar, and other renewable sources of power had the door slammed in their faces Wednesday as a bill that could see an Ohio House vote ...

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Momentum grows for nuclear thermal propulsion - SpaceNews

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:43
Momentum grows for nuclear thermal propulsion  SpaceNews

With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space missions.

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Southern CEO says a no-carbon future must include nuclear - S&P Global Platts

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 20:56
Southern CEO says a no-carbon future must include nuclear  S&P Global Platts

Diversified portfolio with renewables, nuclear and gas is needed Shareholders support linking Fanning's pay to emissions goals Nuclear must be included with ...

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Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable - Wicked Local Plymouth

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:59
Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable  Wicked Local Plymouth

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is back online. The reactor was restarted at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after it was shutdown four days earlier when a circulating-water ...

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Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable - Wicked Local Plymouth

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:59
Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable  Wicked Local Plymouth

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is back online. The reactor was restarted at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after it was shutdown four days earlier when a circulating-water ...

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From the Archives (May 23, 1969): Sarabhai assails faltering nuclear policy - The Hindu

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:45
From the Archives (May 23, 1969): Sarabhai assails faltering nuclear policy  The Hindu

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, to-day [May 22, Bombay] said the “halt and go policy” in nuclear power generation, adopted ...

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This Environmentalist Says Only Nuclear Power Can Save Us Now - Reason

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:06
This Environmentalist Says Only Nuclear Power Can Save Us Now  Reason

Michael Shellenberger believes the Green New Deal's focus on wind and solar is a waste of time and money.

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Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power - DiscoverEstevan.com

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:56
Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power  DiscoverEstevan.com

As the Federally Imposed Carbon Tax has our Provincial Government all scrambling to come up with cleaner energy sources, one option is currently being ...

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Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power - DiscoverEstevan.com

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:56
Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power  DiscoverEstevan.com

As the Federally Imposed Carbon Tax has our Provincial Government all scrambling to come up with cleaner energy sources, one option is currently being ...

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NUCLEAR WASTE: NRC says San Onofre fuel transfers can resume - E&E News

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:32
NUCLEAR WASTE: NRC says San Onofre fuel transfers can resume  E&E News

Federal regulators are allowing operators of a closed Southern California nuclear power plant to resume transferring nuclear waste to a storage facility.

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Risks, Rewards Accompany Faster Cleanup of Closed Nuclear Reactors - Claims Journal

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:02
Risks, Rewards Accompany Faster Cleanup of Closed Nuclear Reactors  Claims Journal

PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- Companies specializing in nuclear demolition and radioactive waste storage are buying up aging U.S. reactors and promising to.

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Chernobyl's political fallout - New Statesman

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:42
Chernobyl's political fallout  New Statesman

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was as much a symbol of a failed ideology as of flawed design and technology.

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Hungary makes environmental case for Paks expansion - World Nuclear News

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:34
Hungary makes environmental case for Paks expansion  World Nuclear News

Hungary and Russia have reportedly agreed to change the loan agreement for the expansion of Hungary's sole nuclear power plant Paks. According to bne ...

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Canadian pre-licensing review starts for BWRX-300 - World Nuclear News

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:25
Canadian pre-licensing review starts for BWRX-300  World Nuclear News

22 May 2019. Share. GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has initiated a vendor design review by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for its ...

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