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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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Power switch weighs on Abe - Financial Times

Nuke News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:19


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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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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Noted anti-nuclear author allowed to testify at Pilgrim Station trespassing trial - The Manomet Current

Nuke News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:12


The Manomet Current

Noted anti-nuclear author allowed to testify at Pilgrim Station trespassing trial
The Manomet Current
Anti-nuclear activist Dr Helen Caldecott will be allowed to testify at the trial of four Cape Cod women accused of trespassing at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. This reverses a previous decision by Judge James Sullivan on Friday. Sullivan ...

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Respected Bromley Green Party member dies suddenly - This is Local London

Nuke News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:57


Respected Bromley Green Party member dies suddenly
This is Local London
A statement read: “It is with deep regret that Bromley and Bexley Green Party announces the sudden death of Margaret Toomey, a long-time Green Party member and anti-nuclear activist.” Ms Toomey stood as a candidate for the Clockhouse Ward in May's ...

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The WAVE

Abalone - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:00

Is nuclear power a sustainable or safe solution to ongoing energy demands around the world? Fairewinds’ Arnie Gundersen was invited to speak in August at The WAVE conference sponsored by Life Chiropractic College West. More than 1600 chiropractors attended the conference near San Francisco, California to hear speakers like Arnie Gundersen and Erin Brockovich talk […]

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Sen. Wolf testifies at trial of anti-nuclear activists - Capecodonline

Nuke News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:39


Sen. 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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