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FIRST IN NATION EVENT IN WARRENSBURG Key national leaders to speak at ... - The Daily Star-Journal

Nuke News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:04


The Daily Star-Journal

FIRST IN NATION EVENT IN WARRENSBURG Key national leaders to speak at ...
The Daily Star-Journal
AT WHITEMAN Air Force Base, Strategic Deterrent Coalition President Joe Scallorns addresses the Base Community Council on Wednesday, advising the crowd of more than 100 that a symposium on nuclear deterrence will take place in Warrensburg in May ...

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Backmarker: Stories I'll Never Write - MotorcycleUSA.com

Nuke News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:47


MotorcycleUSA.com

Backmarker: Stories I'll Never Write
MotorcycleUSA.com
There were no ads on the site, no requests for money; if it was a piece of antinuclear activism, it was probably too subtle to be effective. The site wasn't even copyrighted; the author openly invited anyone to reproduce the content. No one seemed to ...

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Fukushima 4 years on: Will it happen here?

Abalone - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:41

NEWS FROM BEYOND NUCLEAR For immediate release Contact: Paul Gunter, 301.523.0201; Cindy Folkers, 240.354.4314; Kevin Kamps, 240.462.3216.  Higher radiation doses could be ruled “acceptable” after nuclear power disaster “Fukushim...

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The Failed Attempt to Destroy GPS - The Atlantic

Nuke News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 06:02


The Atlantic

The Failed Attempt to Destroy GPS
The Atlantic
I'm not sure I agree with Lumsdaine's interpretation, but those would probably be the most resonant themes to an anti-nuclear activist watching Terminator 2 just after the fall of the Soviet Union. The Harriet Tubman-Sarah ... Forgetting that we live ...

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Anti-nuclear groups ask Governor Baker to be proactive about Pilgrim - Cape Cod Today

Nuke News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 04:18


Cape Cod Today

Anti-nuclear groups ask Governor Baker to be proactive about Pilgrim
Cape Cod Today
On Tuesday, Pilgrim Coalition, Cape Downwinders, Pilgrim Watch and Jones River Watershed Association sent a letter to Governor Charlie Baker urging him to be proactive about the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth. The letter opens by referring to ...

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Vermont AG and DPS join request for NRC investigation of Entergy Nuclear ... - Rutland Herald

Nuke News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:07


Vermont AG and DPS join request for NRC investigation of Entergy Nuclear ...
Rutland Herald
MONTPELIER — The attorney general's office and the Shumlin administration have joined Massachusetts, New York and some anti-nuclear groups in asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to investigate Entergy Nuclear's finances. ... assistant attorney ...

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4 Years After: 71% of Residents Dissatisfied With Work at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Abalone - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:55

via asahi.com / March 4, 2015 / Around 71 percent of Fukushima Prefecture residents remain dissatisfied with the central government’s handling of the nuclear disaster four years after the triple meltdown forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, a survey showed. Only 14 percent of respondents were satisfied with the central government’s efforts at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to the telephone survey conducted jointly … Continue reading →

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Government's 'golden share' request could stall construction of Hinkley C ... - The Independent

Nuke News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 16:33


The Independent

Government's 'golden share' request could stall construction of Hinkley C ...
The Independent
But the anti-nuclear Austrian government is preparing to launch a lawsuit over what it believes is an unfair subsidy, a move that has sparked a diplomatic row, with the UK threatening counter-claims on other energy-related issues. Nuclear-free ...

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Japan court battles could delay nuclear restarts further - Town Hall

Nuke News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 13:13


Japan court battles could delay nuclear restarts further
Town Hall
TOKYO (Reuters) - The fight over restarting Japan's nuclear industry is moving to the courts, where power companies face the risk of further delays in firing up idled reactors if judges side with local residents worried about nuclear safety. Four ...

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France acts to halt rise of drone flights over 'sensitive areas,' but defence ... - The Independent

Nuke News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:22


The Independent

France acts to halt rise of drone flights over 'sensitive areas,' but defence ...
The Independent
Some seem to be merely the work of pranksters or hobbyists who post films taken by the drones on the internet. Others appear to involve more elaborate, expensive aircraft and careful coordination, and may be the work of anti-nuclear activists. ... Even ...

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Fairewinds: “Fukushima Meltdown 4 Years Later”

Abalone - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:33

Fairewinds Energy Education has released a video featuring its Chief Engineer, Arnie Gundersen, and its Board of Directors members, Chiho Kaneko. (There is a 5-minute retrospective version, and a 25-minute in-depth version.)

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AEC report on nuclear scare heavily censored - Taipei Times

Nuke News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 08:01


AEC report on nuclear scare heavily censored
Taipei Times
... its investigation into an incident in which the handles of a bundle of fuel rods at the Jinshan Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei's Shihimen District (石門) were found to be loose, but most of the information was redacted, prompting criticism from ...

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This Power Plant Was Completed Just in Time to Be Abandoned - Slate Magazine (blog)

Nuke News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:20


Slate Magazine (blog)

This Power Plant Was Completed Just in Time to Be Abandoned
Slate Magazine (blog)
... plants in the country, but anti-nuclear sentiment exploded during its construction. In a referendum passed in 1978, the Austrian people voted by a margin just over 50 percent to ban all nuclear power plants. And with that, the new plant was dead in ...

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Boris Nemtsov: an old bull who never lacked courage - WA today

Nuke News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:58


WA today

Boris Nemtsov: an old bull who never lacked courage
WA today
He had dared to lead anti-nuclear protests before the collapse of the Soviet Union, and he had been a vocal supporter of Yeltsin during the volatile days of 1991, when the old guard had launched its coup against Gorbachev and Yeltsin had defied them ...

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Japanese geologist warns of coming tsunami to hit Taiwan - The Japan Times

Nuke News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 18:27


Japanese geologist warns of coming tsunami to hit Taiwan
The Japan Times
Tsuji was one of two Japanese experts invited by a Taiwanese anti-nuclear group to talk about the safety of nuclear energy. Satoshi Sato, vice president of Master Power Associates Co., said tsunami are caused not only by earthquakes, but also by ...

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CND snapshot of Labour election hopefuls shows three-quarters oppose ... - Herald Scotland

Nuke News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:30


CND snapshot of Labour election hopefuls shows three-quarters oppose ...
Herald Scotland
While Labour currently has a vociferous anti-nuclear faction, even among these MPs there is a feeling that scrapping Trident, were the SNP to hold the balance of power after the election, would be a step too far for Ed Miliband and his senior colleagues.

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Purification Of Contaminated Water To Be Delayed By A Year

Abalone - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:09

via mainichi.jp / March 3, 2015 / The planned completion of the purification of highly radioactive water stored at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant is expected to be pushed back to sometime around May next year, more than a year later than initially planned, it has been learned. Naohiro Masuda, chief decommissioning officer at the Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination & Decommissioning Engineering Co., disclosed the anticipated delay during an … Continue reading →

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Transfer of Fukushima Clean-Up Waste Gets Go-Ahead

Abalone - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 16:04

via world-nuclear-news.org / March 3, 2015 / The transfer of radioactive soil and waste generated from clean-up work following the March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi plant to a provisional storage site has been approved by the governor of Fukushima prefecture and the mayors of Futaba and Okuma. In August 2014, the then governor of Fukushima Prefecture Yuhei Sato approved a central government plan to construct an interim storage … Continue reading →

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Value of Repeat Biopsy in Lupus Nephritis Flares - Medscape

Nuke News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:20


Value of Repeat Biopsy in Lupus Nephritis Flares
Medscape
Objectives Renal flares are common in lupus nephritis (LN), and class switch is thought to be characteristic. There is no agreement on indications for performing a repeat renal biopsy. Our objective was to retrospectively review patients who had more ...

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Fukushima Meltdown 4 Years Later

Abalone - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:54

Four years have passed since the tragic triple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants, and the hits keep on coming as massive amounts of radioactively contaminated water continue to flow into the Pacific Ocean and no solution exists for safely containing the ongoing accumulation of radioactive debris contaminating the prefecture.  

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