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58 min ago | The Aiken Standard

SRNS completes disposition of fuel from L Area

Submitted photo H Canyon is the nation's only hardened nuclear chemical separations plant still in operation in the U.S. The Savannah River Site's management and operations contract recently completed the Sodium Reactor Experiment used nuclear fuel campaign at H Canyon by dissolving 147 bundles of used nuclear fuel from the Site's L Area ... (more)


4 hrs ago | NEI Nuclear Notes

Nuclear Energy Sets Forth in Ghana

An energy professional with the great name of Jude Nuru writes on Ghanaweb : It is worth mentioning that the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has over the years successfully operated a nuclear plant on a small scale which has been of significant benefit to Ghanaians health wise.


Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

8 hrs ago |

Confidence -- What Does It Mean For Nuclear Waste?

I have been a scientist in the field of the earth and environmental sciences for 33 years, specializing in geologic disposal of nuclear waste, energy-related research, subsurface transport and environmental clean-up of heavy metals.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Energy

15 hrs ago |

French energy provider EDF approaches crossroads in European market

The European energy sector is changing, and quickly. Renewable is exploding, with solar, battery and electric solidifying its presence in the market.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, France, World News, Veolia Environnement, Water Utilities

19 hrs ago | Newsday

Dead stars 'can re-ignite' and blow

The discovery appears to solve a mystery surrounding the nature of a particular category of stellar explosions known as Type Ia supernovas.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Explosion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after Fukushima nuclear meltdown

Joseph Mangano, of the Radiation and Public Health Project, said the expected number of this type of cancer would be seven of the area's 300,000 youngsters More than 100 youngsters in Japan have been A diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown three years ago .


Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health


Millstone nuclear power plant in Waterford, Conn.

Federal regulators say they could impose more inspections and greater oversight of Connecticut's nuclear power plant due to repeated problems with a critical water pump.


Related Topix: Waterford, CT

Detroit News

U.S. Rep Kildee plans resolution opposing nuclear waste facility near Lake Huron

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, plans to introduce a congressional resolution that opposes Canadian plans to store nuclear waste near the shore of Lake Huron.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan

Can Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Withstand a Major Earthquake? A...

California's last functioning nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon, has the potential to become the world's next Fukushima if it fails to be properly retrofitted to withstand a powerful earthquake in the region - this according to a report written by federal nuclear expert Dr. Michael Peck.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Avila Beach, CA, San Luis Obispo County, CA

Christian Science Monitor

Want to fight climate change? Build more nuclear power.

Construction continues on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.


Related Topix: Waynesboro, GA, Burke County, GA

Nuclear energy is here to stay

Guest Opinion: Arguments about eliminating nuclear from the Northwest energy mix make about as much sense as denying climate change.


Related Topix: Richland, WA, Energy, Energy Northwest

International Business Times

TEPCO Loses in Fukushima Suicide Case, Ordered to Pay $472,000 to Family

People pray for victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami as Tokyo Electric Power Co's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen in the background at Namie town, Fukushima prefecture March 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Pilgrim neighbors sue over property values

Encouraged by a decision in the Massachusetts Land Court, anti-nuclear activists are forging ahead with a lawsuit, arguing that the Pilgrim nuclear station in Plymouth and its storage of spent nuclear fuel have hurt property values in the area.


Related Topix: Plymouth, MA, Cambridge, MA

Seeker Blog

The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 2

This is a sequel to The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 1 , where I promised to look at the relative nuclear support amongst print and TV media, scientists and the public.


Nevada allocates $1.4M for nuke dump opposition

Nevada is gearing up for a new phase in its 25-year fight to prevent the federal government from burying the nation's nuclear waste about 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.


The Brattleboro Reformer

New NRC rule supports indefinite storage of nuclear waste

The five-member board that oversees the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday voted to end a two-year moratorium on issuing new power plant licenses.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Environmental Law, Law

New Scientist

Source of sun's power revealed by ghostly particles

Physicists have known for 75 years that the sun is powered by nuclear fusion, which involves two protons colliding to produce helium and energy.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

News and Star

New nuclear store process ignores our views, says Copeland council leader

A new process to find a site for an underground repository for high-level nuclear waste in Cumbria is lacking detail, it has been claimed.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England

The Daily Beast

Mr. Simpson Goes to WashingtonBy Asawin Suebsaeng

The popularity of The Simpsons , which is in the midst of a record-busting FXX marathon, is assured.


Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Prison, South America, World News, Brazil,

The Wichita Eagle

Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.


Related Topix: Watches, Science / Technology, Inventions