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Bury the Bomb Before It Buries Us - Antiwar.com

Nuke News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 21:01


Bury the Bomb Before It Buries Us
Antiwar.com
Virtually every aspect of Washington's triad components are being updated or replaced, including improvements to the nuclear warheads and bombs, the accuracy, speed and payload of the missiles, the agility and power of the aircraft (including the ...

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Japan Trade Minister In Conflict Of Interest Row Over TEPCO Shares

Abalone - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:18

via theguardian.com / October 24, 2014 / Japan’s government is reeling from its third scandal in a week after the trade minister, who oversees nuclear energy, faced questions over his shares in the company that runs the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Yoichi Miyazawa (pictured) had already faced embarrassment on Thursday when it was revealed that members of his staff had claimed expenses for a visit to a bondage … Continue reading →

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3/11 Charges For TEPCO Execs Delayed By 3 Months

Abalone - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:08

via Japan Times / October 25, 2014 / Prosecutors have delayed for three months a decision on whether to charge three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co. for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, an official with a panel that requested the indictments said Friday. The Tokyo District Prosecutor’s Office had been re-investigating the case after an independent judicial panel of citizens ruled in July that three former … Continue reading →

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INSIDE TRACK: Online minority can damage the cause they back - Herald Scotland

Nuke News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 19:07


INSIDE TRACK: Online minority can damage the cause they back
Herald Scotland
This week, I came across a Facebook group called The Scottish Resistance which, it says, is "dedicated to restoring Scotland's Independence from the brainwashing power of the Westminster imperial masters". One particular incident involving that old ...

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How change comes: 'To the Village Square' recounts anti-nuke movement's ... - The Recorder

Nuke News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:48


How change comes: 'To the Village Square' recounts anti-nuke movement's ...
The Recorder
Reflecting back on the roots of the anti-nuclear movement, Gyorgy — the author in 1979 of “No Nukes: Everyone's Guide to Nuclear Power” — recalls, “Nobody knew much about it. It was just an article in the paper,” she said. The irony was that the ...

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Golden Hammer: Tax dollars wasted on humanities projects, critics charge - Washington Times

Nuke News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 02:04


Washington Times

Golden Hammer: Tax dollars wasted on humanities projects, critics charge
Washington Times
Princeton University obtained more than $37,000 from the NEH to look into anti-nuclear protest music in Fukushima, Japan, after the power plant disaster there. At the University of Southern California, a $50,000 NEH grant funded researchers who ...

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Japan minister under more pressure - The Dominion Post

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:09


The Dominion Post

Japan minister under more pressure
The Dominion Post
Widespread anti-nuclear sentiment has simmered in Japan ever since a quake-sparked tsunami in March 2011 slammed into the Fukushima power plant and sent reactors into meltdown -- the worst atomic disaster since Chernobyl. Also Friday, the under-fire ...

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Tax dollars wasted on humanities projects, critics charge: Golden Hammer - Washington Times

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:05


Tax dollars wasted on humanities projects, critics charge: Golden Hammer
Washington Times
Princeton University obtained more than $37,000 from the NEH to look into anti-nuclear protest music in Fukushima, Japan, after the power plant disaster there. At the University of Southern California, a $50,000 NEH grant funded researchers who ...

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Bury the Bomb Before it Buries Us - Dissident Voice

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:57


Times of India

Bury the Bomb Before it Buries Us
Dissident Voice
A quarter century after the Cold War ended, the people of the world are now entering a dangerous era of improved and more accurate nuclear weapons and faster, more precise delivery systems at a time of growing antagonism between Washington and ...
Safeguarding uranium exportsOn Line opinion

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Activist: 'Don't Believe Anything The Nuclear Industry Says' - KUOW News and Information

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:27


NDTV

Activist: 'Don't Believe Anything The Nuclear Industry Says'
KUOW News and Information
Since 1980, following the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, Dr. Caldicott has devoted herself to shedding light on what she calls the “insanity” of nuclear arms and nuclear power. The founding president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Dr ...
Ex-PM Koizumi raps Abe's aim to revive nuclear powerGlobalPost
ASAHI POLL: 27% of Fukushima voters want immediate end to nuclear powerAsahi Shimbun

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10 Year Delay in SRS Mox Plant Construction

Abalone - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:33

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Grants 10-Year Extension of MOX Plant Construction Authorization, Underscoring Lengthy Delays in Construction of Mismanaged Plutonium Fuel Facility SRS Watch Notes that More Delays Mean More Costs and Schedule Uncertainty as Fate of the Project Hangs in the Balance Columbia, SC – The controversial plutonium fuel (MOX) plant under construction at the […]

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Beyond Nuclear statement regarding NRC Chairman Macfarlane’s announced resignation

Abalone - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:58

NRC Chairman Allison Macfarlane just announced her resignationBeyond Nuclear has issued the following statement regarding NRC Chairman Allison Macfarlane's announced resignation, just a year and a half into her current five-year term: "Chairman Macfarl...

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Power switch weighs on Abe - Financial Times

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 09:31


Power switch weighs on Abe
Financial Times
In July, an opposition-backed candidate won an election for governor of Shiga prefecture in Japan's industrial heartland between Osaka and Nagoya, after running a strongly anti-nuclear campaign. Satsumasendai, about 1,000km from Tokyo on Japan's ...
Ex-PM Koizumi raps Abe's aim to revive nuclear powerMainichi Daily News

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50 Years Ago, the Anti-Nuclear Movement Scored Its First Major Victory in CA - Earth Island Journal

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 06:04


Earth Island Journal

50 Years Ago, the Anti-Nuclear Movement Scored Its First Major Victory in CA
Earth Island Journal
The struggle to protect Bodega Head is widely viewed as the launch point of the US anti-nuclear movement. The mass demonstrations at the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant, the opposition to PG&E's development of the Diablo Power Station on the California ...

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'A very dangerous situation' - Capecodonline

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 04:16


'A very dangerous situation'
Capecodonline
PLYMOUTH — It's not safe to live on Cape Cod, according to an internationally known expert on the medical and environmental dangers of nuclear power. During the final day of the trespassing trial of four anti-nuclear activists from the Cape, Dr. Helen ...

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Police investigating recent Samcheok nuclear power plant referendum - The Hankyoreh

Nuke News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 00:40


Police investigating recent Samcheok nuclear power plant referendum
The Hankyoreh
“Instead of respecting Samcheok residents' opposition to the nuclear power plant as demonstrated in the referendum results, the government is using the authorities to suppress the anti-nuclear campaign,” said Kim Seung-ho, head of the Pan-Citizen ...

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'A very dangerous situation' - Capecodonline

Nuke News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 23:08


'A very dangerous situation'
Capecodonline
During the final day of the trespassing trial of four anti-nuclear activists from the Cape, Dr. Helen Caldicott testified that it isn't simply the potential for a major nuclear meltdown at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station that should have people worried.

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Berliners Await Landmark Decision on Sale of City's Power Grid - Policy Innovations

Nuke News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:54


Policy Innovations

Berliners Await Landmark Decision on Sale of City's Power Grid
Policy Innovations
The pair used to work as anti-nuclear campaigners. To enact their new plan to buy the Berlin power grid, they need to raise 20 percent of the value of the acquisition from the public—200 million euros. On June 16, the group announced that after ...

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Five Laureates receive Nuclear-Free Future Award 2014

Abalone - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 06:10

The Nuclear Free Future Award 2014 hosted in Munich goes to five outstanding individuals dedicated to preserve the planet and future generations from nuclear madness.  Since 1998, the central message of the foundation is “Leave the uranium ...

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Shaheen Denies Flip-Flopping On Nuclear Power [VIDEO] - Daily Caller

Nuke News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:35


Shaheen Denies Flip-Flopping On Nuclear Power [VIDEO]
Daily Caller
“[Shaheen] is lining up the anti-nuclear forces, which have kept Seabrook at bay for 10 years, to go door to door for McEachern – as they would for anyone breathing who tries to stop the plant,” reads a Sept. 14, 1986 Washington Post article. “She will ...

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