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Chilling footage from Fukushima shows abandoned city after catastrophic nuclear meltdown - Daily Star

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 15:16

Daily Star

Chilling footage from Fukushima shows abandoned city after catastrophic nuclear meltdown
Daily Star
It's nearly seven years since the nuclear power plant in Japan suffered a triple meltdown. Nearly 500,000 people fled for their lives as the city was showered with nuclear radiation after three plants failed following an earthquake and a tsunami. Most ...
Inside nuclear-ravaged Fukushima abandoned after disaster reveals chilling post-apocalyptic pics of homes, shops ...The Sun

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March to Eskom against nuclear power station build - News24

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 08:44

News24

March to Eskom against nuclear power station build
News24
Johannesburg - Earthlife Africa, supported by Greenpeace Africa and partner organisations, are marching in protest of South Africa's planned nuclear power station build programme as part of the global day of action on climate change. The march ...
March against plans to build new nuclear power stationsIndependent Online
Earthlife Africa to march against nuclear at Eskom's Braamfontein officesEyewitness News

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March against plans to build new nuclear power stations - Independent Online

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 06:52

Independent Online

March against plans to build new nuclear power stations
Independent Online
Johannesburg - Earthlife Africa - Johannesburg will march in the city on Saturday, calling on the South African government to abandon its plans to build new nuclear power stations. "Earthlife Africa - Jhb calls on all governments to take a bold stand ...

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Nuclear Power Explodes Back Into The Spotlight - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 15:40

Nuclear Power Explodes Back Into The Spotlight
Seeking Alpha
Canadian company Cameco (NYSE:CCJ), one of the world's largest uranium producers, announced on Wednesday that they will be suspending production at the McArthur River mine. Plans to cut the workforce by almost 80% will go into effect by the end of ...

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A mock reactor, a few expensive lasers, and the future of nuclear power in a Harmarville lab - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 13:31

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A mock reactor, a few expensive lasers, and the future of nuclear power in a Harmarville lab
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Inside a small but cavernous hangar in Harmarville, Sola Talabi is setting the stage for a nuclear accident. Chains and pulleys hang from the ceiling. A small digital scroll reads “Laser On” and the main attraction is a large stainless steel drum with ...

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Mahlobo on nuclear power: It's not my energy solution, it's for SA - Eyewitness News

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:04

Eyewitness News

Mahlobo on nuclear power: It's not my energy solution, it's for SA
Eyewitness News
... Bank to fund government's nuclear plan, Mahlobo said the question was inappropriate at a time when he was visiting grieving relatives. “It's not my energy solution, it's for the country. There is no one who can dispute that you need power for a ...

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Future of nuclear power is in local lab - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:30

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Future of nuclear power is in local lab
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Inside a small but cavernous hangar in Harmarville, Sola Talabi is setting the stage for a nuclear accident. Chains and pulleys hang from the ceiling. A small digital scroll reads “Laser On,” and the main attraction is a large stainless steel drum with ...

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A Successful Nuclear Step For New Molten Salt Reactors - Forbes

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:01

Forbes

A Successful Nuclear Step For New Molten Salt Reactors
Forbes
It places the company as an early leader in a fast-growing technology sector. The IMSR nuclear power plant is a transformative energy technology that is now one step closer to making a major contribution to the world's growing demand for low-cost ...
Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor that will make nuclear as cheap as natural gas passes first certification hurdleNext Big Future

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Rick Perry's new energy proposal works for nuclear energy and the environment - USA TODAY

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 08:15

USA TODAY

Rick Perry's new energy proposal works for nuclear energy and the environment
USA TODAY
To understand why, consider the fact that over half of America's nuclear power plants are losing money and at risk of being replaced by fossil fuels, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. And about half of those at-risk plants are in the regions ...
Phillip Blond: New nuclear is key to delivering a green futureConservative Home
Picking Losers: Why Coal and Nuclear Interests Are Desperate For a Ratepayer BailoutEnvironmental Working Group
Proposed Bailout of Coal and Nuclear Is Trump Admin's Attempt to Save Dying IndustriesDeSmog (blog)

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Should the public bail out NJ's aging nuclear power plants? - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 00:25

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Should the public bail out NJ's aging nuclear power plants?
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
The nuclear power industry has launched a campaign in New Jersey and other states to gain support for special financial subsidies for its aging nuclear plants. The lobbying campaign comes as large supplies of natural gas have pushed energy prices lower ...

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Nuclear Power in Spain, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends, Regulations ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:16

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Nuclear Power in Spain, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends, Regulations ...
PR Newswire (press release)
"Nuclear Power in Spain, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles", is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and ...
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market Share 2017-2022 Exelon, Duke, Kepco, NextEra, MagnoxSilver Pinyon Journal

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FERC chairman proposes 'interim' plan to keep coal and nuclear power plants 'afloat' - Washington Examiner

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:44

Washington Examiner

FERC chairman proposes 'interim' plan to keep coal and nuclear power plants 'afloat'
Washington Examiner
The chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Thursday he is pushing for an “interim step” to subsidize struggling coal and nuclear plants. Neil Chatterjee's plan would give the commission more time to evaluate Energy Secretary Rick ...
Energy industry associations reject DOE proposal to subsidize coal, nuclear power plantsDaily Energy Insider

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Indigenous demonstrators, environmentalists urge governments to stop using nuclear power - Toronto Star

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:47

Toronto Star

Indigenous demonstrators, environmentalists urge governments to stop using nuclear power
Toronto Star
Activists say waste generated by nuclear energy must be regulated more efficiently, and that future production of nuclear power will only lead to more waste, so it should be terminated in order to safeguard human and environmental health. “Collectively ...

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IAEA COP23 Side Event: Nuclear Innovation Can Help Achieve Climate Goals - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:56

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA COP23 Side Event: Nuclear Innovation Can Help Achieve Climate Goals
International Atomic Energy Agency
The goal of limiting the global temperature increase to well below 2˚C requires new climate policies, investment incentives, and a massive adoption of low carbon energy technologies, including nuclear power, participants at an IAEA side event to the ...

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Belarusian, Russian ecologists continue monitoring Ostrovets nuclear power plant construction - Belarus News (BelTA)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:39

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarusian, Russian ecologists continue monitoring Ostrovets nuclear power plant construction
Belarus News (BelTA)
OSTROVETS, 9 November (BelTA) – Belarusian and Russian ecologists have completed another stage of the campaign designed to monitor the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Ostrovets District, Grodno Oblast, BelTA learned from Alan ...

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Zuma's last ditch effort to ram through a nuclear power deal - Mail & Guardian

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:33

Mail & Guardian

Zuma's last ditch effort to ram through a nuclear power deal
Mail & Guardian
His recent dramatic push to fast-track an expensive and highly controversial nuclear power station build is therefore very much out of character. But Zuma's advocacy of the nuclear build needs to be understood in terms of another hallmark of his ...

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Nuclear power - unaffordable, or lowest cost energy available? - Fin24

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:46

Fin24

Nuclear power - unaffordable, or lowest cost energy available?
Fin24
Countries like China, Russia and India are building nuclear power plants at an enormous pace at the moment, more countries are signing contracts to join them, whilst in the US, France and the UK we find costs escalating and construction even being ...
Corruption, misinformation, myths muddy SA's nuclear debate – Rob JeffreyBizNews

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FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant experiences leak within facility - WRVO Public Media

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:34

WRVO Public Media

FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant experiences leak within facility
WRVO Public Media
Staff at the FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Oswego County powered down the facility last weekend in response to an internal leak. FitzPatrick spokesperson Tammy Holden says they recently discovered a defect in a few of the plant's more than 30,000 ...

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Exclusive Access Inside The Gates Of The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant - CBS Philly

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 04:22

CBS Philly

Exclusive Access Inside The Gates Of The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant
CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — You probably never knew thousands of gallons of local water poured down the sides of the cooling towers at the Limerick Nuclear Power Plant. “We get about 18,000 gallons a minute from the Schuylkill River and Perkiomen Creek ...

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Britain risks a nuclear dead end by spurning global technology leap - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 22:01

Telegraph.co.uk

Britain risks a nuclear dead end by spurning global technology leap
Telegraph.co.uk
The US energy department and the Chinese military-industrial complex are working on a raft of new designs that are cleaner, safer, and cheaper than the old light-water giants, some promising to deliver 'dispatchable' power when needed and to achieve ...

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