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Nuclear power offers clean source of energy - Daily Trojan Online

Nuke News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 16:29


Nuclear power offers clean source of energy
Daily Trojan Online
The 2011 generator meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan sparked an international wave of anti-nuclear sentiments that, in countries like the United States, has resulted in the decommissioning of many nuclear generators. Such decisions are troublesome.

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Nuclear Testing Legacy Haunts Pacific Island Countries - IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

Nuke News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 20:43


Nuclear Testing Legacy Haunts Pacific Island Countries
IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters
SUVA, Fiji (IDN) - Prominent Pacific Island anti-nuclear campaigners want a revival of their once-robust movement to support the international effort against 'nuclearism'. Their call coincides with a major international meeting at the United Nations in ...

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Farewell Flamanville? French reactor may be toast

Abalone - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 18:18

Such serious flaws have now been found in the French prototype EPR reactor still under construction at Flamanville in France (pictured) that the project may have to be scrapped. Authorities have found that the project has a faulty steel reactor vessel ...

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The Environmentalists Civil War - National Review Online

Nuke News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 00:58


National Review Online

The Environmentalists Civil War
National Review Online
The anti-energy, pro-sprawl absolutists — a designation that, in my view, fits the Sierra Club, 350.org, Greenpeace, and Natural Resources Defense Council — are anti-nuclear, anti-hydrocarbon, and anti–hydraulic fracturing. They routinely peddle ...

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Anti-nuclear fight goes to Canada - Green Left Weekly

Nuke News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 23:08


Green Left Weekly

Anti-nuclear fight goes to Canada
Green Left Weekly
The symposium examined the human and environmental impacts of the industry, with the Australian delegation presenting sessions on the nuclear fuel chain legacy in Australia, Indigenous rights and the nuclear fuel chain and the intergenerational health ...

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Chicago Cardinal Francis George, the 'American Ratzinger,' dies - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Nuke News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:39


Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Chicago Cardinal Francis George, the 'American Ratzinger,' dies
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
One of those friendships early in his career was with Cardinal Bernard F. Law of Boston, a friendship forged at a time before Law would be swept up in the Church's sexual abuse scandals, when he was still at the height of his power and influence ...

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New UK nuclear plants under threat as 'serious anomaly' with model found in ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Nuke News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:56


Telegraph.co.uk

New UK nuclear plants under threat as 'serious anomaly' with model found in ...
Telegraph.co.uk
This week, Areva informed the French nuclear regulator that "very serious" anomalies had been detected in the reactor vessel steel of an EPR plant under construction in Flamanville, northern France, causing "lower than expected mechanical toughness ...

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What does Nicola Sturgeon want in return for supporting a Labour government? - The Conversation UK

Nuke News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:13


The Conversation UK

What does Nicola Sturgeon want in return for supporting a Labour government?
The Conversation UK
The SNP is implacably opposed to having nuclear weapons in Scotland, and its anti-nuclear stance is a core commitment for many of its members. Labour could probably rely on Conservative votes to pass legislation to renew trident, but a key question ...
Mark Stuart: Nicola Sturgeon's SNP surge puts UK in danger zoneYorkshire Post
BBC challengers' debate: Who won? Who lost? Who got their message across?Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
BBC election debate: Miliband spurns Sturgeon coalition pitch – liveThe Guardian (blog)

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Actor in nuclear plant ad says he was tricked by ad's producers, thought it ... - Today's Zaman

Nuke News - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:24


Today's Zaman

Actor in nuclear plant ad says he was tricked by ad's producers, thought it ...
Today's Zaman
An actor who played a pilot in a TV commercial shot for Turkey's planned nuclear power plant, and also posed for the project's billboards, told the Radikal daily on Friday that he was fooled by the producers, who said the project he was acting in was ...

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Beyond Nuclear discusses Fukushima on RT International

Abalone - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:16

Beyond Nuclear's Kevin Kamps was interviewed by RT International regarding current developments at Fukushima Daiichi, Japan. The interview includes footage of the large mounds of radioactive waste being transferred to Okuma and Futaba, the two "host" t...

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Lights out, New York - New York Post

Nuke News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 17:59


New York Post

Lights out, New York
New York Post
Just as climate scientists can't blame any single weather event on global warming, we can't definitively quantify the impact of New York's mindless anti-fossil-fuel and anti-nuclear policies. But we do know for sure that the “beyond energy” policies of ...

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BBC challengers' election debate: LIVE analysis, reaction and fallout - Telegraph.co.uk

Nuke News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:39


Telegraph.co.uk

BBC challengers' election debate: LIVE analysis, reaction and fallout
Telegraph.co.uk
Great on anti-nuclear arguments, she garnered the most early applause of the night and succeeded to some degree in portraying Ed Miliband as Tory-lite. Miliband, adopting a .... Miliband replies saying the SNP put Thatcher in power in 1979. 36 years ago.
BBC election debate: Miliband spurns Sturgeon coalition pitch – liveThe Guardian (blog)

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“FERC Rejects Ginna Rates, Orders Settlement Proceeding”

Abalone - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:17

The Ginna atomic reactor, on the Lake Ontario shoreline in upstate New YorkAs reported by William Opalka in RTO Insider, "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday rejected the rate schedule proposed for a struggling nuclear power plant ne...

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Don't Blame the NRA for Water Bill Blockage - Montpelier Bridge

Nuke News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:03


Montpelier Bridge

Don't Blame the NRA for Water Bill Blockage
Montpelier Bridge
We opposed the building of the Yankee nuclear power plant, diligently worked to shut it down for 42 years and, are now engaged in ensuring the safe and reliable decommissioning of the plant. We have no clue what Mr. Brooks' opinions were regarding ...

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Uranium deal with Canada an 'article of faith' for India PM - The Australian

Nuke News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:04


The Australian

Uranium deal with Canada an 'article of faith' for India PM
The Australian
Anyway, on the assumption that Modi speaks for his people — he won the first majority in parliament in three decades — close to 40 per cent of the world's population have set out to make nuclear power a bigger part of their energy equation. By way of ...

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Takahama nuclear restart injunction polarizing - The Japan Times

Nuke News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 03:42


NDTV

Takahama nuclear restart injunction polarizing
The Japan Times
“It is hard to find, for a nuclear power station that must be prepared for a remotely possible accident, the rationale for establishing a basic earthquake ground motion that is based upon the foundation of the image of a mean earthquake,” the ruling ...
Japan's nuclear restart halted by court4029tv
Ruling to block restarting of nuclear reactors 'regrettable': Japan NRA headChannel News Asia
Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunctionZee News

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Light at the end of the tunnel for Uranium producers - The National

Nuke News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:20


The National

Light at the end of the tunnel for Uranium producers
The National
With countries including the UAE, Jordan, China and India among those committed to nuclear power, the price of uranium has begun a fragile recovery, although few investors in the sector are ready to back new production. This could mean that as reactors ...

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Latest from Iran - Press TV

Nuke News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:27


Press TV

Latest from Iran
Press TV
A British journalist has told Press TV that an increasing number of anti-nuclear events ahead of UK general election is evident that many in the country want a none-nuclear state. Liam O'Hare, the journalist with 'The Common Space', told Press TV's UK ...

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Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunction - Daily Mail

Nuke News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 03:38


Daily Mail

Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunction
Daily Mail
Anti-nuclear campaigners saw the legal challenge as something of a Hail Mary that was unlikely to succeed in Japan's usually meek courts. But Tuesday's verdict was a shot across the NRA's bows, saying the body's safety guidelines are "too loose" and ...
Injunction on reactors seen as victory by some, blip on road to restarts by othersAsahi Shimbun
Takahama nuclear restart injunction polarizingThe Japan Times
Japan's nuclear restart halted by court4029tv
Channel News Asia
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Japanese court halts restart of two nuclear reactors due to safety concerns - ErieTVNews

Nuke News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 01:36


CNN

Japanese court halts restart of two nuclear reactors due to safety concerns
ErieTVNews
Japan's nuclear watchdog, the Nuclear Regulation Authority, had previously given a green light to the reopening of reactors 3 and 4 of the Kansai Electric Power Company's Takahama nuclear plant. But locals successfully petitioned the court in Fukui ...
Ruling to block restarting of nuclear reactors 'regrettable': Japan NRA headChannel News Asia
Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunctionZee News

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