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Premier, opposition leader to discuss nuclear issue - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Nuke News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 21:50


WantChinaTimes

Premier, opposition leader to discuss nuclear issue
Focus Taiwan News Channel
To complicate the issue, Lin Yi-hsiung, a highly respected former DPP chairman and die-hard anti-nuclear power activist, plans to begin an "indefinite" hunger strike Tuesday. Many in the DPP have expressed concern for the 72-year-old, saying he should ...
Su, Hau talk over nuclear power plantTaipei Times

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Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control

Abalone - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 15:03

by Yuka Obayashi / via Japan Times / April 20, 2014 / The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the world the matter had been resolved. Tokyo Electric Power Co., the plant’s operator, has been fighting a daily battle against contaminated water … Continue reading →

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PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Sale of stocks by Entergy execs a ... - Wicked Local Plymouth

Nuke News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 03:32


PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: Sale of stocks by Entergy execs a ...
Wicked Local Plymouth
Not likely. Pilgrim still faces real economic challenges. It is trying to compete against cheap and abundant natural gas. And it faces growing criticism from anti-nuclear advocacy groups, and has seen support from local and state officials deteriorate ...

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United Daily News: Another 'nuclear crisis' in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Nuke News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 00:44


United Daily News: Another 'nuclear crisis' in Taiwan
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Many anti-nuclear individuals, for example, have considered that if the construction of the fourth nuclear power plant is halted, the following electricity shortage could be made up by increasing supplies of fossil-fueled power, including buying ...
DPP sit-in protest in support for Lin Yi-hsiung's hunger strikeWantChinaTimes

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Minorities may offset 'Rainbow Alliance' chemistry in south - The Hindu

Nuke News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 15:39


Minorities may offset 'Rainbow Alliance' chemistry in south
The Hindu
S.P. Udayakumar, the man in the forefront of anti-nuclear protests against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam and the candidate of Aam Aadmi Party now, is expected to get the support of the fishermen in the district and in the process prevent ...

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How to cool the planet - Toronto Sun

Nuke News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 15:36


Toronto Sun

How to cool the planet
Toronto Sun
Despite these concerns the reality, as Robert Bryce explains in Power Hungry: The Myths of 'Green' Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future is this: “If you are anti-carbon dioxide and anti-nuclear, you are pro-blackout.” For Bryce, the fuels of the ...

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DPP sit-in protest in support for Lin Yi-hsiung's hunger strike - WantChinaTimes

Nuke News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:46


DPP sit-in protest in support for Lin Yi-hsiung's hunger strike
WantChinaTimes
The series of events will be part of the party's anti-nuclear energy initiatives, following Lin's planned action to call for the scrapping of the country's fourth nuclear power plant, Chang said. Premier Jiang Yi-huah said he hopes Lin, a political ...

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DPP sit-in protest in support for Lin Yi-hsiung's hunger strike - WantChinaTimes

Nuke News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:40


DPP sit-in protest in support for Lin Yi-hsiung's hunger strike
WantChinaTimes
The series of events will be part of the party's anti-nuclear energy initiatives, following Lin's planned action to call for the scrapping of the country's fourth nuclear power plant, Chang said. Premier Jiang Yi-huah said he hopes Lin, a political ...

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Lok Sabha elections: Will AAP's Udayakumar spoil the party for traditional ... - IBNLive

Nuke News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 19:47


Lok Sabha elections: Will AAP's Udayakumar spoil the party for traditional ...
IBNLive
But the entry of anti-nuclear activist SP Udayakumar as the AAP candidate has spiced up the electoral battle. This newest entrant in the battle of ... "If he comes to power, it will be of great help to our people. He will be in the front fighting for ...

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Report: Fukushima Radiation Levels Drop, Still Dangerous

Abalone - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:35

via Ria Novosti / April 18, 2014 / Radiation levels in the areas surrounding the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant have dropped, but still exceed the long-term target of the Japanese government, according to a report issued by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on Friday. The report, quoted by the Asahi Shumbun daily newspaper, says that Fukushima evacuees will receive radiation doses from 0.7 to 3 millisieverts per … Continue reading →

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On fantasy island - The Age

Nuke News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00


On fantasy island
The Age
This bland representation of a demo doesn't reveal any of the complexities of the nuclear debate in Japan, where the widespread distrust of atomic power didn't prevent the election of a pro-nuclear government. Anyone who visited last year's Aichi ...

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Japan Diet approves civil nuclear agreements with Turkey, UAE - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Nuke News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:56


Japan Diet approves civil nuclear agreements with Turkey, UAE
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
Anti- nuclear power sentiment still persists in the country as the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant has yet to be resolved. Japan has concluded similar pacts with 12 countries and an organization, including the United States ...

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Anti-nuclear lobby opposes deal on Jaitapur during polls - Business Standard

Nuke News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:36


Anti-nuclear lobby opposes deal on Jaitapur during polls
Business Standard
The anti-nuclear lobby in Maharashtra has appealed to Election Commission (EC) and the Maharashtra chief electoral officer (CEO) to issue direction to the Centre that the signing of a commercial agreement between the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) ...

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Life-saving researcher fought nuclear power - WA today

Nuke News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:10


WA today

Life-saving researcher fought nuclear power
WA today
In 1984, as a response to the Labor Government's sell-out on its anti-nuclear platform, Michael Denborough and others founded the Nuclear Disarmament Party. It was a single-issue party with three policies - no uranium mining, no nuclear weapons and no ...

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Mind and habitat: Nuclear and climate threats, and the possibility of hope - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Nuke News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:12


Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Mind and habitat: Nuclear and climate threats, and the possibility of hope
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
In comparison with other terms we were using in the antinuclear movement—omnicide or human extinction, or simply a “nuclear end”—ecocide was undoubtedly the most encompassing. ... of the Cold War, as Jacob Darwin Hamblin has described, the ...
Hiroshima Meet Falls Short Of Outlawing Nukes – AnalysisEurasia Review

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Talk of the Day -- DPP deploys 'nuclear bomb' - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Nuke News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 02:30


WantChinaTimes

Talk of the Day -- DPP deploys 'nuclear bomb'
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Under the leadership of outgoing opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang, the party's central committee on Wednesday adopted an "action plan" aimed at terminating Taiwan's nearly completed fourth nuclear power plant ...
DPP plans new law to resolve nuclear disputeTaipei Times

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Anti-nuclear lobby opposes commercial deal for Jaitapur project during polls - Business Standard (blog)

Nuke News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:47


Anti-nuclear lobby opposes commercial deal for Jaitapur project during polls
Business Standard (blog)
The anti-nuclear lobby led by the Konkan Bachao Samiti (KBC) has urged the Election Commission of India and the Maharashtra chief electoral officer (CEO) to direct the Centre to defer the signing of commercial agreement between the Nuclear Power ...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials - New Zealand Herald

Nuke News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:33


Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
New Zealand Herald
In Edinburgh, anti-nuclear politics reign. Since the days of the Cold War, the ... "For decades we have been part of a Westminster system that has sought to project global power," the SNP's pro-independence white paper says. "Trident is an affront to ...

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'Congress has to be defeated but not by supporting BJP' - Times of India

Nuke News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:57


'Congress has to be defeated but not by supporting BJP'
Times of India
MADURAI: Though PMANE projects a collective leadership, the face of the anti-nuclear protest has been S P Udayakumar, a soft-spoken, US-trained academician from Nagercoil who calls himself a Red-Green activist. For the past three years, he has lived in ...

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St. Lucie Shows Public Opinion Is Easily Swayed - Power Engineering Magazine

Nuke News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:24


St. Lucie Shows Public Opinion Is Easily Swayed
Power Engineering Magazine
However, the NRC and St. Lucie's plant operator, Florida Power & Light (FP&L), both said that the tube wear is of no concern and, if it were, the NRC would have noted the problems in its safety oversight program. Rod Adams with the American Nuclear ...

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