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The driving force of Germany's Energiewende - Financial Times

Nuke News - Sun, 11/06/2016 - 22:14


Financial Times

The driving force of Germany's Energiewende
Financial Times
In the face of much scepticism, Germany's Energiewende — or energy transformation away from oil and uranium — has continued to the point where it is reshaping not only the supply business but the whole of the energy market. The utilities have had to ...

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Florida “ratepayers have subsidized Duke & FPL almost $2B for nuclear power plants that will never be built”

Abalone - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 21:48

As reported by Tampa Bay Times columnist John Romano, in a column entitled "Did I mention that Amendment 1 is a no-good, dirty scam?". Thanks to Scott Stapf of the Hastings Group for Tweeting it out.

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NIRS: NATIONAL BAILOUT OF U.S. NUCLEAR REACTORS BASED ON NEW YORK APPROACH WOULD COST $280 BILLION BY 2030

Abalone - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 19:20

Not A Viable Climate Strategy: With More Than Half of US Reactors Expected to Be Uneconomical by 2020, $160 Billion Would Still Be Required for “Narrower” Subsidy Program; Huge Infusion of Support Would Crowd Out Renewables. WASHING...

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Conference against Kudankulam expansion to be held on Dec 10 ... - The Hindu

Nuke News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 17:07


Conference against Kudankulam expansion to be held on Dec 10 ...
The Hindu
Even as efforts are on to construct the third and fourth units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), anti-nuclear forums – Poovulagin Nanbargal and the ...

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Beyond Nuclear appeals to federal courts in opposition to Fermi 3 proposed new reactor

Abalone - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:22

Artist's rendition of Fermi 3 (depicted in blue), to be built right on top of the exact spot where Fermi 1 suffered a partial meltdown on Oct. 5, 1966.Terry Lodge, a Toledo-based attorney who serves as legal counsel for an environmental coalition inc...

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Take action! Keep Japan’s nukes out of India!

Abalone - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:18

PETITION DEADLINE: November 6, 2016   Japan intends to to export nuclear technology to India, a country that has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and possesses nuclear weapons. Signing the Indo-Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agreement ...

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Standing Rock Water Protectors need your help — Call President Obama!

Abalone - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:13

Water protectors attacked with tear gas Food & Water Watch has issued the following action alert: The situation in Standing Rock, North Dakota is escalating. In the last week, militarized police from five states used pepper spray, t...

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FOCUS: Dakota Pipeline and Geprag’s Park Vermont Protests Unify

Abalone - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:02

Channel 17 (CCTV, TownMeeting Television, Burlington, Vermont) host Margaret Harrington gets together with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear, Jane Palmer of Rising Tide, Vermont and Dr. Rachel Smolker of Protect Geprag's Park to talk about the unifica...

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Anti-Nuclear Conference to be held in Chennai - The New Indian Express

Nuke News - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 00:51


The New Indian Express

Anti-Nuclear Conference to be held in Chennai
The New Indian Express
Coming together in opposing these projects, opposition parties like VCK, MDMK, CPM, CPI, IUML, SDPI, TVK, and the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) and environment organisation Poovulagin Nanbargal are organising an anti-nuclear ...

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Activists recount pioneering win over nuclear power on Sonoma Coast - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Nuke News - Sat, 10/29/2016 - 17:37


Activists recount pioneering win over nuclear power on Sonoma Coast
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The anti-nuclear activists standing in the rain Saturday morning at Bodega Head displayed some similarities to a pair of cyclists pedaling south a few miles away on Highway 1: Both parties were resolute, exposed and increasingly getting drenched.

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Ft. Calhoun nuke shuttered as renewable energy overtakes fossil fuels

Abalone - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 11:45

While Missouri River water defenders expand resistance at the Dakota Access Pipeline to unfettered natural gas development, there is more good news downriver with the permanent closure of the Fort Calhoun nuclear power station in Blair, Nebraska. The O...

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Yet another long overdue atomic reactor permanent shutdown: Fort Calhoun, NE switched off for good today!

Abalone - Mon, 10/24/2016 - 18:58

Floodwaters on the Missouri River in spring and summer of 2011 lapped against safety significant buildings at Fort Calhoun atomic reactor in Nebraska, upstream of the state's largest city, Omaha.As reported by Cole Epley in the Omaha World-Herald, the ...

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Sailors exposed to Fukushima radiation one step closer to justice

Abalone - Sat, 10/22/2016 - 10:51

Lawyers for U.S. sailors suffering illnesses associated with radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe presented oral arguments before the 9th circuit court in Pasadena, CA in September. This follows two victories before the district ...

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Beyond Nuclear joins call to oust Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission president to protect Great Lakes

Abalone - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:57

The Great LakesBeyond Nuclear has joined with a coalition of U.S. and Canadian environmental groups in calling for the ouster of the beleaguered head of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), Dr. Michael Binder, for acting as a cheerleader for ...

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Lawsuits, grassroots education and activism seek to stop Cuomo nuclear bailout in NY

Abalone - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:37

Energy companies and trade associations have filed a lawsuit in federal court, while Public Citizen has filed an intervention at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in opposition to a nearly $8 billion ratepayer-funded bailout of several failin...

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Protect the Grand Canyon’s magnificent watershed from toxic uranium mining

Abalone - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:34

The Center for Biological Diversity is circulating an action alert, calling for messages to be sent to President Obama, urging him to designate the Great Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument before he leaves office. This would effectively prot...

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Abe's Nuclear Japan Goals Face More Ballot-Box Battles in 2017 ... - Bloomberg

Nuke News - Tue, 10/18/2016 - 14:15


Bloomberg

Abe's Nuclear Japan Goals Face More Ballot-Box Battles in 2017 ...
Bloomberg
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ambition to restart the country's fleet of nuclear reactors may face further challenges from local elections.
Election of anti-nuclear novice in Japan another setback for Abe ...Reuters Canada
No-nukes success in key Japan prefecture - Anadolu AgencyAnadolu Agency

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Power utilities drain Nikkei as Asian markets dip - MarketWatch - MarketWatch

Nuke News - Sun, 10/16/2016 - 20:46


MarketWatch

Power utilities drain Nikkei as Asian markets dip - MarketWatch
MarketWatch
Asian shares were broadly lower Monday morning, with the Nikkei giving up early gains, driven by a sharp decline in electric utilities stocks after a ...
Nikkei edges down in choppy trade as dollar off its highs; Tepco ...Reuters
Nikkei rises as dollar steady against yen; Tepco divesFinancial Express

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Japan antinuclear candidate leading in election key to nuclear restarts-media - Yahoo Sports

Nuke News - Sun, 10/16/2016 - 05:06


Yahoo Sports

Japan antinuclear candidate leading in election key to nuclear restarts-media
Yahoo Sports
NIIGATA, Japan (Reuters) - An anti-nuclear candidate won an upset victory in a Japanese regional election on Sunday, a blow to Tokyo Electric Power's <9501.T> attempts to restart the world's biggest atomic power station and a challenge to the ...

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