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Wolf testifies at trial of anti-nuclear activists - Capecodonline

Nuke News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:07


Wolf testifies at trial of anti-nuclear activists
Capecodonline
PLYMOUTH — The trial of the four anti-nuclear activists, charged with trespassing on the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station property on Mother's Day, continued Monday with Plymouth District Court Judge James Sullivan listening to testimony from state Sen.

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What’s life really like inside Fukushima?

Abalone - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 20:54

by Victoria Craw & Nick Whigham / news.com.au / October 21, 2014 ONCE pristine rice paddies overgrown into forests. Wild animals roaming the streets of eerie towns with an uncertain future. That’s the scene described by Australian teacher Jessica Hellamy who recently had the chance to see inside the 20km exclusion zone created after the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Dai’ichi powerplant in 2011. “Time had stopped. In the main … Continue reading →

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Au revoir, nuclear power? France eyes an energy shift of its own - Christian Science Monitor

Nuke News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:13


Au revoir, nuclear power? France eyes an energy shift of its own
Christian Science Monitor
French President Francois Hollande has promised to limit the growth of the country's nuclear power, many older reactors have been targeted for decommissioning, and Greenpeace and other environmental groups have been relentless in their anti-nuclear ...

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Stick to nuclear timeline: activists - Taipei Times

Nuke News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:01


Stick to nuclear timeline: activists
Taipei Times
An assembly of civic groups yesterday gathered in front of New Taipei City Hall to announce the launch of a signature event aimed at soliciting the support of New Taipei City mayoral and councilor candidates for a timely decommission of nuclear power ...

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Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant shut down for 6 to 8 weeks - Zee News

Nuke News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:50


Unit 1 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant shut down for 6 to 8 weeks
Zee News
Sundar said Unit 1 was expected to be back in service in six to eight weeks. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India(NPCIL) had undertaken construction of two 1,000 MW units at KNPP jointly with Russia at Kudankulam in Tiruneveli district in Tamil Nadu.

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Today in History - Merced Sun-Star

Nuke News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:14


Today in History
Merced Sun-Star
In 1979, on the 50th anniversary of the great stock market crash, anti-nuclear protesters tried but failed to shut down the New York Stock Exchange. In 1987 ... Thought for Today: "Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press.

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Kudankulam N-plant out of action due to turbine problem - Zee News

Nuke News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 02:47


The Hindu

Kudankulam N-plant out of action due to turbine problem
Zee News
Speaking to a news agency, G Sundarrajan, an anti-nuclear power activist who has filed a case against KNPP in the Supreme Court questioning the safety, said: "Even before starting its commercial operations the world class third generation plant is on ...
KNPP Unit 1 shutdown due to turbine problemBusiness Standard
Unit 1 of KNPP Shut Down for a Few Weeks Over Turbine ProblemOutlook

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Major turbine problem at Kundankulam nuclear plant - Zee News

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:55


Major turbine problem at Kundankulam nuclear plant
Zee News
Speaking to a news agency, G Sundarrajan, an anti-nuclear power activist who has filed a case against KNPP in the Supreme Court questioning the safety, said: "Even before starting its commercial operations the world class third generation plant is on ...

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Regulator key to nuclear plan - Independent Online

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:02


Independent Online

Regulator key to nuclear plan
Independent Online
Anti-nuclear lobby group Earthlife Africa said at the weekend this was an indication of chaos in the government. But deputy director-general for nuclear energy in the Department of Energy, Zizamele Mbambo, said at the weekend there were six technical ...

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ASAHI POLL: 27% of Fukushima voters want immediate end to nuclear power - Asahi Shimbun

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 20:54


ASAHI POLL: 27% of Fukushima voters want immediate end to nuclear power
Asahi Shimbun
About 55 percent of voters in the prefecture support a break away from nuclear power in the near future, according to the telephone survey conducted on Oct. 18-19. The survey results showed anti-nuclear sentiment is higher in Fukushima Prefecture than ...

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The element that causes arguments - BBC News

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 17:46


BBC News

The element that causes arguments
BBC News
When, in 1938, Otto Hahn first discovered the astonishing amounts of energy that could be released by splitting a single uranium atom, he opened the way not only to a potentially unlimited source of electricity, but also to the atomic bomb. Today, the ...

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Is France's Love Affair with Nuclear Over? - OilPrice.com

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 16:26


Is France's Love Affair with Nuclear Over?
OilPrice.com
French President Francois Hollande has promised to limit the growth of the country's nuclear power, many older reactors have been targeted for decommissioning, and Greenpeace and other environmental groups have been relentless in their anti-nuclear ...

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When the Ayatollah Said No to Nukes - Truth-Out

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:45


When the Ayatollah Said No to Nukes
Truth-Out
The nuclear negotiations between six world powers and Iran, which are now nearing their November deadline, remain deadlocked over U.S. demands that Iran dismantle the bulk of its capacity to enrich uranium. The demand is based on the suspicion that ...

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Anti-nuke activist Udhayakumar quits AAP - Oneindia

Nuke News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:41


The Hindu

Anti-nuke activist Udhayakumar quits AAP
Oneindia
Madurai, Oct 19: Noted anti nuclear activist and convener of People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy S P Udhayakumar has quit Aam Aadmi Party, saying he was doing so as he felt it was not paying attention to people of south Tamil Nadu. In a Facebook ...
Udayakumar quits AAPThe Hindu

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100000 demand rise from government - Daily Mail

Nuke News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:40


Daily Mail

100000 demand rise from government
Daily Mail
Teachers, nurses, midwives, civil servants and hospital cleaners marched alongside railway workers, postmen and others from private firms as well as families, pensioners and anti-nuclear activists in London, Glasgow and Belfast. The TUC organised the ...

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Tens of thousands attend pay march - Belfast Telegraph

Nuke News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 08:13


Belfast Telegraph

Tens of thousands attend pay march
Belfast Telegraph
Families, pensioners and anti-nuclear activists also took part. The main rally was in London ... Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, said 600 public sector jobs had been lost every day since the coalition came to power. "We have a story of two ...

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Tens of thousands take to UK streets in pay protest - The Guardian

Nuke News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 06:21


The Guardian

Tens of thousands take to UK streets in pay protest
The Guardian
Pensioners and anti-nuclear activists also took part. The TUC, which organised the Britain ... Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, said 600 public sector jobs had been lost every day since the coalition came to power. “We have a story of two ...
Britons to Protest for Pay Rise in London Hyde Park, Glasgow: ReportsRIA Novosti

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POINT OF VIEW/ Mikiko Abe: With nuclear plant idled, townsfolk in better ... - Asahi Shimbun

Nuke News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:38


POINT OF VIEW/ Mikiko Abe: With nuclear plant idled, townsfolk in better ...
Asahi Shimbun
ONAGAWA, Miyagi Prefecture--As an opponent of atomic energy, I have watched this town for more than four decades--from before Tohoku Electric Power Co. began constructing the Onagawa nuclear power plant here. It is my hope that our town can stand on ...

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Upset Udayakumar Leaves Aam Admi Party - The New Indian Express

Nuke News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:42


Upset Udayakumar Leaves Aam Admi Party
The New Indian Express
TIRUNELVELI: In a dramatic move, PMANE coordinator S P Udayakumar on Thursday resigned from the Aam Admi Party (AAP) citing lack of 'clear-cut' policy on nuclear power projects in the Arvind Kejriwal led-outfit. S P Udayakumar The decision comes nearly ...

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Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant sparks protests - Boston Globe

Nuke News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:20


Boston Globe

Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant sparks protests
Boston Globe
Thirty-five years ago this month, protesters occupied the area outside the construction site. of the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant in New Hampshire for four days. Tensions were high after the Three Mile Island meltdown earlier in the year, as the anti ...

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