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SA's nuclear programme remains a nebulous hope

When is South Africa's nuclear programme going to get out of the starting blocks? Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson had a lot to say in her budget vote speech yesterday, but the presentation lacked specifics and time frames.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

TalkBack for July 22: Nuclear materials, service station, unions

We all need to march to our state capitols on one day and say, 'Enough soldiers dying for people who hate us.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Tax

The Telegraph

Energy shot

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is an experimental fusion reactor being constructed at Cadarache in the south of France.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Geneva, IL, Opinion

BBC News

The EU's nuclear links with Russia

Following the loss of the Malaysian airliner last week, European leaders are once again wrestling with the question of how to respond to Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis.


Related Topix: Business News

US nuclear regulator looks to reposition staff

Macfarlane said NRC officials are in the early stages of researching how to reposition its roughly 3,800-member workforce as the industry's outlook changes.



New York environment regulators seek summer shutdown at Indian Point

New York state environmental regulators are proposing shutting the giant Indian Point nuclear power plant to protect fish in the Hudson River during summer months, when demand for electricity for air-conditioning is greatest.


Related Topix: Energy, Consolidated Edison

The Raw Story

Why are Fukushima engineers creating walls of ice under a contaminated nuclear plant?

Engineers at Fukushima nuclear power plant have been trying to create a A 185m ice wall to isolate contaminated water from mixing with groundwater.


Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

DNA India

PM Narendra Modi asks scientists to present the human face of India's nuclear capabilities

According to an official press release, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the atomic energy establishment to present the human face of India's capabilities in nuclear science to the world and extolled its success achieved despite years of international technology denial.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Cancer, Medicine, Health

It's worse than the arms deal: DA

The DA on Monday warned again on the cost of government's proposed nuclear build programme and the deep hole it could dig for the South African economy.


Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News, Democratic Alliance (South Africa)

Fears over plan to ship nuclear waster from Dounreay

Bosses at the Caithness plant, which is currently being decommissioned , insist a successful trial could give them two potential routes for transporting the material for reprocessing at Sellafield in Cumbria - with contentious shipments already being made by rail.



Ghana to go nuclear as parliament considers Bill

Ghana will build its first 1,000 megawatts nuclear power plant at an estimated cost of $2.5 billion in ten years to offset its energy shortfall if the Nuclear Regulatory Power Bill that is being considered by Parliament becomes law.


Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa


Moon and Aldebaran

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bainbridge Island Review

Challengers who want to unseat Kilmer make their arguments at forum

Marty McClendon, William "Greybeard" McPherson and Douglas Milholland, who are running for the 6th Congressional District seat now held by Derek Kilmer, laid out those concerns at a candidate forum last week.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, Port Angeles, WA

Fox News

Operator of New Mexico nuclear dump reaped $1.9 million bonus after underground truck fire

The contractor that operates the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico received a $1.9 million bonus just five days after an underground truck fire closed the facility.


Related Topix: Department of Energy

English Dong-A

Abe, former PMs hold differing views on nuclear power plant

Abe vs. Ex PMs on Japanese nuclear power plant . JULY 21, 2014 05:09. . While Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shows strong will to restart nuclear power plants, the four former Prime Ministers join forces together to oppose Abe's pro-nuclear stance.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Asahi Shimbun, World News, Japan, Asia,

Buenos Aires Herald

CFK praises emergence of 'multipolar world' after last week's agenda

The President Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner used her Twitter account to comment on last week's heavy agenda with the visit of Russia's and China's presidents and the BRICS-UNASUR summit in Brazil.


Related Topix: Twitter, Vladimir Putin


Commentary: World's Energy Future Is Changing

The tide is turning. Energy use is entering a time of fundamental change and great hope.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Japan Doctor: "Tokyo should no longer be inhabited"

Contamination of the soil can be shown by measuring Bq/kg. Within the 23 districts of Metropolitan Tokyo, contamination in the east part is 1000-4000 Bq/kg and the west part is 300-1000 Bq/kg.



EPA Mulling Relaxed Radiation Protections For Nuclear Power

EPA officials say they have no such intention, but they are willing to reconsider the method they use to limit public exposure - and the public's level of risk.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

International Society of Automation

New GE Cyber Security Lab Announces NEI 08-09 Compliance

April 25, 2014 - GE's Measurement and Control announced today the completion of a NEI 08-09 compliant cyber security lab at its Control Solutions headquarters Longmont, CO.


Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Going