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With US Nuclear in Decline, Scientists and Analysts Urge Support for Next ... - Greentech Media

Nuke News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:11


With US Nuclear in Decline, Scientists and Analysts Urge Support for Next ...
Greentech Media
"There is a need...to develop and articulate a clear strategy for nuclear power, including a statement of how the federal government will provide long-term support," wrote IEA in its latest review of U.S. energy policy. A comprehensive federal plan ...

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The Man Who Must Be Read: an interview with Salil Tripathi - The Daily Star

Nuke News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:04


The Daily Star

The Man Who Must Be Read: an interview with Salil Tripathi
The Daily Star
In 1977 a coalition of parties came to power. It happened again in 1989 briefly, then again in 1996. So parties other than Congress and BJP have come into power. The BJP rose since 1998. However, while it has been part of governments in the past, this ...

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Laguna Opposes Nuclear Waste Storage at San Onofre - Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

Nuke News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:29


Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

Laguna Opposes Nuclear Waste Storage at San Onofre
Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper
Anti-nuclear-power advocate Gary Headrick, outside the San Onofre plant, praised Laguna for opposing fuel storage at the plant. Residents thronged City Council chambers Tuesday to show their support for a strong resolution in opposition to the ...

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Against Excellence - The Guardian

Nuke News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:39


The Guardian

Against Excellence
The Guardian
The statement, which I helped to draft, calls for Europe to embrace 'responsible research and innovation', in the service of big social problems global health, environmental sustainability, and securing food, energy and water supplies. It has become ...

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Nuclear Crack Down?

Abalone - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 11:33

Did you know that embrittled nuclear reactors could shatter like glass? Watch Fairewinds Energy Education’s Nuclear Science Guy Arnie Gundersen demonstrate reactor embrittlement and imagine the shattering glass as a shattering nuclear reactor vessel. What makes embrittlement so dangerous and frightening is that during an emergency when the reactor must be cooled down quickly, the […]

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The New Statesman's rolling politics blog - New Statesman

Nuke News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 08:47


New Statesman

The New Statesman's rolling politics blog
New Statesman
Despite our first past the post system neither of the traditionally dominant parties can be sure of a parliamentary majority in May, and smaller parties are now stepping to the fore as potential power-brokers. The most interesting recent ... Scottish ...

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On the Connections Between Police Brutality, Torture, and Nuclear Weapons - Huffington Post

Nuke News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 08:14


On the Connections Between Police Brutality, Torture, and Nuclear Weapons
Huffington Post
Seale argued that collectively, these actions showed that the "racist power structure of America has but one policy: repression, genocide, terror, and the big stick." The black community had "begged, prayed, petitioned, and demonstrated to get America ...

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NRC Commissioners deny appeal on QA at Fermi 3, but environmental intervenors vow to fight on

Abalone - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 08:06

An artist's rendition of the GEH ESBWR, proposed by DTE to be built as "Fermi 3" at its nuclear power plant in Monroe Co., MIOn Dec. 16th, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) five Commissioners, in a unanimous ruling, denied an environmen...

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Uranium Rallies as Asia Warms to Nuclear Energy - Wall Street Journal

Nuke News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 02:02


Wall Street Journal

Uranium Rallies as Asia Warms to Nuclear Energy
Wall Street Journal
Uranium has jumped 35% since May, and the market got a further boost Wednesday after Japan moved closer to restarting its nuclear reactors, which were all idled following the Fukushima Daiichi power-plant disaster in 2011. Also spearheading demand is a ...

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The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change - RegBlog (blog)

Nuke News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:34


RegBlog (blog)

The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change
RegBlog (blog)
Advocates against nuclear power argue that nuclear energy poses unacceptable threats to environmental and human health and that investing in more reactors will be too costly. Anti-nuclear activists say efforts to reduce climate change should focus on ...

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Resistance to Abe sees left electoral leap - Morning Star Online

Nuke News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:03


Telegraph.co.uk

Resistance to Abe sees left electoral leap
Morning Star Online
Koyo no Yoko, for example, is a stylish female trade union militant who lambasts the exploitation of the big monopolies, while sun-shaped Otento Sun promotes anti-nuclear power messages and Shiisa, a mythical Okinawan lion-dog (shisa), leads the charge ...
Japan's Communist Party Doubles Diet Seats in Abe Protest VoteBloomberg
Kaieda quits as DPJ chief after humiliating ejection from DietThe Japan Times

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With Its Fraught History, Can Vermont Yankee Go In Peace? - Vermont Public Radio

Nuke News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:06


San Antonio Express-News

With Its Fraught History, Can Vermont Yankee Go In Peace?
Vermont Public Radio
In less than two weeks, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant will enter its final shutdown. The Vernon reactor has generated electricity on the .... Yankee had always had its share of anti-nuclear protesters. But opposition grew as recurring mishaps ...
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Beyond Nuclear on Harvey Wasserman’s “Solartopia Green Power and Wellness” radio show

Abalone - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 15:53

Harvey WassermanBeyond Nuclear was pleased to be invited back on to Harvey Wasserman's "Solartopia Green Power and Wellness" radio show today. Here is Harvey's description: "A RATEPAYER REVOLT against nuclear power and the nationwide battle for Solarto...

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Hyman Rickover, Pathbreaker - National Review Online (blog)

Nuke News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:11


National Review Online (blog)

Hyman Rickover, Pathbreaker
National Review Online (blog)
Rickover quickly became an engineering officer, his specialty for the rest of his career, and he was picked in 1946 as one of the first naval officers to work on the new field of nuclear power generation. His role as godfather of the Navy's nuclear ...

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Austria draws first red line on EU growth fund - EUobserver

Nuke News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:10


Austria draws first red line on EU growth fund
EUobserver
Austria, firmly anti-nuclear, is kicking up about the fact that the planned €315 billion investment scheme could be used to fund the construction of nuclear power plants in Europe. “It surely cannot be seriously the case that we invest in a Stone Age ...

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Hot run of Unit II at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant next week - Economic Times

Nuke News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 05:13


Hot run of Unit II at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant next week
Economic Times
The 1000 MW capacity first unit of the Indo-Russian joint venture began power generation on October 22, 2013. The unit attained criticality in July 2012 after much delay, largely due to protests against the project by anti nuclear activists ...

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Tom Hayden, 75, Is Still Rocking the Boat - Beyond Chron

Nuke News - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 04:08


Beyond Chron

Tom Hayden, 75, Is Still Rocking the Boat
Beyond Chron
In its decade-long existence, CED won local and statewide victories on rent control and solar energy, helped shut down a nuclear power plant through a referendum (the first successful antinuclear referendum), led a successful campaign to require labels ...

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Disruption and Sacrifice - Dissident Voice

Nuke News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 22:10


Disruption and Sacrifice
Dissident Voice
Anti-nuclear protestors arrested for blockades of planned nuclear power plants experienced the same. Immigrant rights activists today are seeing some victories, not the big one yet but victories, as some of them risk deportation or arrest or engage in ...

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Newspapers Nationwide See Benefits of Continuing Investment in Wind Power - Energy Collective

Nuke News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 21:58


Energy Collective

Newspapers Nationwide See Benefits of Continuing Investment in Wind Power
Energy Collective
The Desert Sun, for example, a paper serving Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley in Southern California, editorialized on Saturday, December 6th, that “wind energy has vast potential to help the U.S. meet its energy goals and combat climate change ...

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Japan's Communist Party Doubles Diet Seats in Abe Protest Vote - Bloomberg

Nuke News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:21


Bloomberg

Japan's Communist Party Doubles Diet Seats in Abe Protest Vote
Bloomberg
The Japanese Communist Party more than doubled its seats in the lower house of parliament as its pacifist, anti-nuclear platform provided the clearest opposition to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies. The JCP won 21 seats in yesterday's ... Party ...
DPJ President Kaieda loses Diet seat, set to quit as leaderThe Japan Times

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