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UN nuclear conference collapses over WMD-free zone in the Middle East - Washington Post

Nuke News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:19


UN nuclear conference collapses over WMD-free zone in the Middle East
Washington Post
UNITED NATIONS — An attempt to strengthen and expand the world's premier arms-control treaty ended in failure here Friday as international delegations squabbled over a long-sought goal of establishing a ban on weapons of mass destruction in the Middle ...

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Theater owner makes directorial debut with anti-nuclear fantasy/adventure offering - Asahi Shimbun

Nuke News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:02


Asahi Shimbun

Theater owner makes directorial debut with anti-nuclear fantasy/adventure offering
Asahi Shimbun
Although the director is angry with the government and Tokyo Electric Power Co., operator of the stricken Fukushima No 1 nuclear power plant, he decided to infuse the film with an easy-going mood. "No matter how angry you get or cry out, you can't do ...

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CNNC International eyes uranium projects in Kazakhstan, Canada and Australia - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Nuke News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 08:05


South China Morning Post (subscription)

CNNC International eyes uranium projects in Kazakhstan, Canada and Australia
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Japan's nuclear regulator signed off on the basic safety of a reactor at a third plant earlier this week as the nation inches towards restarting some reactors amid opposition from anti-nuclear activists, Reuters reported. CNNC International said ...

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Once a military base, Albania's Sazan Island now turns to tourism - The Denver Post

Nuke News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 02:30


Once a military base, Albania's Sazan Island now turns to tourism
The Denver Post
The island needs power and drinking water installed before tourists can be brought to visit, but Tare has lots of ideas for Sazan's future. Anti-nuclear tunnels would be cool for visitors on hot summer days, and could maybe even be repurposed as wine ...

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Reclaim the inventive spirit of James Watt for an energy-rich, lower-carbon world - The Conversation UK

Nuke News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 23:00


The Conversation UK

Reclaim the inventive spirit of James Watt for an energy-rich, lower-carbon world
The Conversation UK
He also slates many of the leading environmental groups as being one of the greatest obstacles to emission reductions due to their uncompromising anti-nuclear stance. Simultaneously campaigning for divestment from all fossil fuels and an end to low ...

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Hillary Clinton Pushes GMO Agenda, Hires Monsanto Lobbyist, Takes Huge ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Nuke News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:30


Center for Research on Globalization

Hillary Clinton Pushes GMO Agenda, Hires Monsanto Lobbyist, Takes Huge ...
Center for Research on Globalization
Because progressives are rightly anti-nuclear power and anti-nuke weapons. Yet their gender champion Hillary Clinton is out there promoting the proliferation of nuclear fuel and nuclear weapons, all while raking in millions of dollars for her own ...

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Energy's fight for power - Illinois Times

Nuke News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 06:17


Illinois Times

Energy's fight for power
Illinois Times
David Kraft, executive director of the anti-nuclear group Nuclear Energy Information Service, says Exelon's proposal would allow the company to sell the pollution credits it gets for not emitting carbon dioxide to coal plants, essentially allowing ...

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Nuclear Agency: Nuclear Power Will Play Only A Modest Role In Stopping ... - Energy Collective

Nuke News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 03:12


Energy Collective

Nuclear Agency: Nuclear Power Will Play Only A Modest Role In Stopping ...
Energy Collective
Nuclear power can play a modest, but important, role in avoiding catastrophic global warming — if it can solve its various problems including high construction cost without sacrificing safety. That is the conclusion of a comprehensive 2015 “Technology ...

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Looking back at Seabrook, Clamshell Alliance - Gloucester Daily Times

Nuke News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 23:01


Gloucester Daily Times

Looking back at Seabrook, Clamshell Alliance
Gloucester Daily Times
The legacy of New England anti-nuclear activists and others are resurrected in the new book “To the Village Square,” echoing the words of Albert Einstein. The book by photojournalist Lionel Delevingne is intended to be a reminder about the power of ...

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The reinvention of the SNP - The Guardian

Nuke News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 22:00


The Guardian

The reinvention of the SNP
The Guardian
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries power had changed hands many times, from Liberal home-rulers in the age of Gladstone and Lloyd George, to patriotic Scottish unionists in the age of Churchill and Macmillan. And, until around 2010, the ...

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Michael J. Keegan receives ANA & Beyond Nuclear “Judith Johnsrud Unsung Hero Award” at DC Days

Abalone - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 20:22

Michael J. Keegan (right) receives Judith Johnsrud Unsung Hero Award from Beyond Nuclear's Kevin Kamps. Photo by Glenn Carroll of Nukewatch South.On May 18, the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) and Beyond Nuclear named Michael J. Keegan of Mon...

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Japan approves third nuclear plant for restart - Yahoo News

Nuke News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 17:22


Daily Times

Japan approves third nuclear plant for restart
Yahoo News
Two other nuclear plants operated by Kansai Electric Power and Kyushu Electric Power have passed through the first stage of regulatory checks. Operators also have to overcome legal hurdles. Anti-nuclear activists have stepped up petitioning the ...
Japan approves third power nuclear plant for restart four years after FukushimaEconomic Times

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The Ballad of Bodega Head - Bay Nature

Nuke News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 07:04


Bay Nature

The Ballad of Bodega Head
Bay Nature
He had no trouble imagining the consequences on the San Andreas if the Big One—or even a little Big One, like the 1906 quake—seized the containment vessel of a nuclear reactor and shook it like a rat. On reaching home at China Lake, Saint-Amand ...

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Japan nuclear watchdog approves one more reactor - Yahoo News

Nuke News - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 02:13


Yahoo News

Japan nuclear watchdog approves one more reactor
Yahoo News
The decision by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) that reactor No.3 at Ikata nuclear power plant in western Japan meets safety guidelines, comes after similar decisions on four other reactors at two different plants. However, any actual restart ...
Japan approves third nuclear plant for restartReuters
Japan approves third power nuclear plant for restart four years after FukushimaEconomic Times

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Japan approves third nuclear plant for restart - The Japan Times

Nuke News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 23:26


The Japan Times

Japan approves third nuclear plant for restart
The Japan Times
Two other nuclear plants operated by Kansai Electric Power and Kyushu Electric Power have passed the first stage of regulatory checks. Operators also have to overcome legal hurdles. Anti-nuclear activists have stepped up petitioning the judiciary to ...
Japan approves third power nuclear plant for restart four years after FukushimaEconomic Times

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Japan approves third nuclear plant for restart - Channel News Asia

Nuke News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 20:41


Japan approves third nuclear plant for restart
Channel News Asia
Two other nuclear plants operated by Kansai Electric Power and Kyushu Electric Power have passed through the first stage of regulatory checks. Operators also have to overcome legal hurdles. Anti-nuclear activists have stepped up petitioning the ...

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TEPCO To Sell Large Portion Of Uranium Reserves

Abalone - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 15:07

via Enformable.com / May 19, 2015 / Tokyo Electric Power Company has not used any uranium to produce electricity since the March 11th, 2011 nuclear disaster.  None of the reactors owned by TEPCO have been restarted and remain offline. The utility has been struggling to stay ahead of the mounting financial problems as it has to decommission the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and pay compensation for damages without generating … Continue reading →

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Majority of Fukushima Evacuees Have Family Members With Health Problems

Abalone - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 15:00

by Keisuke Sato / The Asahi Shimbun /  May 19, 2015 / Nearly 70 percent of evacuees from areas around the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have family members complaining of physical or mental problems, a recent survey showed. Released by the Fukushima prefectural government, the survey covering fiscal 2014 revealed that 66.3 percent of households that fled the disaster area–after the nuclear crisis triggered by the March 2011 … Continue reading →

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Tamil Nadu to get power from Kudankulam nuclear power plant's second unit in ... - Economic Times

Nuke News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 08:37


Tamil Nadu to get power from Kudankulam nuclear power plant's second unit in ...
Economic Times
The first 1,000 MWe unit of the Indo-Russian joint venture in the state, which faced prolonged protests from anti-nuclear activists, commenced its commercial operations last year. The second 1,000 MWe unit has got clearance for the hot run (releasing ...

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Tamil Nadu to get power from Kudankulam nuclear power plant's second unit in ... - Economic Times

Nuke News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 04:08


Tamil Nadu to get power from Kudankulam nuclear power plant's second unit in ...
Economic Times
The first 1,000 MWe unit of the Indo-Russian joint venture in the state, which faced prolonged protests from anti-nuclear activists, commenced its commercial operations last year. The second 1,000 MWe unit has got clearance for the hot run (releasing ...

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