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1 hr ago | CNN
It was 11 March 2011, and I remember standing in the newsroom that Friday afternoon glued to the television watching the horrific images coming out of Japan.
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5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
This March 26, 2013 file photo shows the idled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Blair, Neb.
5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News
UPDATE at 5:54 p.m.: Mexico's nuclear safety director says that missing radioactive cobalt-60 has been found near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico state.
5 hrs ago | KXKT-FM Omaha
Omaha Public Power District Officials say the Ft. Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant, that has been idle since April 2011, says the troubled plant is now ready to restart, but federal regulators will make the final decision.
9 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Here's the terrifying punchline about that truck in Mexico hauling "extremely dangerous" radioactive waste that was stolen: It's far from the first time, or the last.
11 hrs ago | BBC News
A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency has praised Japan for making progress in stabilising the Fukushima nuclear plant.
16 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal
The Carolinas' $20 billion a year nuclear industry can grow even larger through developing the region's supply chain, according to a recent economic impact study for the Carolinas' Nuclear Cluster .
18 hrs ago | Voice of America
The United Nations nuclear watchdog says a truckload of "extremely dangerous" radioactive material has been stolen in Mexico.
18 hrs ago | Reuters
Britain has agreed to provide a loan guarantee to Japan's Hitachi to help it finance a new multi-billion pound nuclear plant in Wales.
18 hrs ago | The Independent
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The battle between the Municipality of Kincardine town council and proponents of a proposed deep geologic repository for the storage of low level radioactive waste within 100 kilometres of the shores of Lake Huron and opponents of the plan entered the local consultive stage this past October, with literally hundreds of groups and individuals lining ... (more)
A nuclear reactor at South Korea's Hanbit Nuclear Power Plant was temporarily shut down Wednesday due to what appears to be a problem with its generation turbine that pose no danger of radiation leak, plant operators said.
At each of Electricite de France SA's 58 nuclear reactors, there's a water tank that stores spent atomic fuel rods, keeping them cool and trapping deadly radiation.
Entergy's Waterford 3 nuclear plant in Killona, La. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved of Waterford's increased safety plans to prevent a Fukushima-type meltdown.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all safety systems responded as designed.
In this Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, third right, wearing a red helmet, is briefed about tanks containing radioactive water by Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant chief Akira Ono, fourth right, during his inspection tour to the tsunami-crippled plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, ... (more)
I am a technological optimist. Given enough time and the proper institutions, e.g., property rights, free markets, human beings can innovate around just about any problem, and create more wealth to boot.
A NUCLEAR power station has been proposed for North Queensland to ease the region's chronic power shortages and service new mines and industries in the region.