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46 min ago | Albany Times Union

Nuclear plants help energy

Is it right to send safe and efficient nuclear power plants into early retirement? And what about subjecting homes and businesses to the risk of high electricity prices from over-reliance on a single fuel - in this case natural gas? Ginna, Indian Point, FitzPatrick, and Nine Mile Point - these New York nuclear plants are some of the power ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Uganda to host centre for nuclear medicine

He said the move would expand Mulago Nuclear unit and establish three new nuclear units in Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale regional hospitals in order to develop and improve research in nuclear medicine.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News, South Africa,

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Uranium Energy Corp.: This Stock Is About To Go Nuclear

Uranium prices have gotten clobbered during the past three years, in the wake of Japan's high-profile nuclear power plant accident and an uneven economic recovery.

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Related Topix: Corpus Christi, TX

13 hrs ago | Washington Times

Fermi 2 nuclear plant corrects security lapse

Federal inspectors say a now-corrected security lapse could have allowed unauthorized access to a protected area at DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, MI

17 hrs ago | World Magazine

Could buried nuclear reactors be a safer energy solution?

Small underground nuclear power plants may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny after Japan's Fukushima disaster, but America may not see them for many more years due to uncertainties with funding and regulations.

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20 hrs ago | Charter97

Students recruited to work at nuclear power plant

Belarus has few nuclear power specialists, but the work to be done is no joke. Gosatomnadzor , the main supervisory body that controls the construction and operation of the Astravets NPP, has increased its staff almost twofold, Komsomolskaya Pravda v Belarus writes.

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22 hrs ago | Reuters

Taiwan govt says to push on with planned nuclear plant

Taiwan's premier has rejected opposition demands to halt construction of a controversial atomic power plant, sparking threats of street protests from anti-nuclear campaigners.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Ma Ying-jeou

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Nuclear reactor owners asked to reassess quake resistance

Due to higher earthquake risk in the region, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is requiring three Pennsylvania nuclear reactors to conduct in-depth reassessments of their ability to withstand larger earth tremors.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Shippingport, PA, Beaver County, PA, Dauphin County, PA, Geology, Science

The China Post

Su, Jiang fail to reach agreement on Nuke 4

Following a visit to the mayor of Taipei on Sunday, Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang yesterday visited Premier Jiang Yi-huah at the Executive Yuan and discussed controversial the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant issue.

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Related Topix: Democratic Progressive Party, World News, Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou

WTEN-TV Albany

Millstone gets Us Ok to use warmer Li Sound water

Federal regulators have granted permission to Connecticut's nuclear power plant to use warmer sea water for cooling at one of its two stations in Waterford.

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Inhabitat

UK Nuclear Dump Could Be Swept Out to Sea Due to Planning Error

An internal document released by the UK Environment Agency reveals that the Drigg Low-Level Waste Repository on the Cumbrian coast is under threat from rising sea levels.

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Bangkok Post

Taiwan rejects call to scrap nuclear plant

Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah on Monday rejected a call from the main opposition party to scrap a nearly completed nuclear power plant, despite planned protests including a hunger strike.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Democratic Progressive Party, World News, Kuomintang

CNN

Westward Group Tokyo Energy News Japan to Utilize Nuclear Energy based on Pragmatism

The government of Japan finally came to the conclusion that the same nuclear energy that played a powerful role in modernization , is once more to be part of the energy policy of this nation.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters

Reuters

China seen buying Westinghouse reactors for $24 billion nuclear energy projects

China may sign as early as next year the first of several contracts for eight new nuclear reactors from Westinghouse Electric Co, as the government presses ahead with the world's biggest civilian nuclear power expansion since the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Bloomberg

China Premier Li Reiterates Plans to Boost Clean Energy

China, the world's biggest investor in renewable energy, reiterated plans to boost construction of solar and wind power plants along with projects to transmit electricity from the clean sources.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Li Keqiang

The Japan Times

Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control

The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the world the matter had been resolved.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters

Vancouver Sun

Chuck Chiang: Energy exports provide a way for Canada to engage China

With the arrival of Good Friday and Easter Sunday, The Vancouver Sun looks at 15 of the top movies ever made about the historical Jesus, about metaphorical Christ figures and about central Christian themes.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, North America, Canada, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

WKXW-FM Trenton

Tiny Nuclear Power Plants Hold Promise

Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Su, Hau meet to exchange ideas on 4th Nuclear Power Plant

One possible avenue is a referendum on nuclear power, and Chairman Su Tseng-chang met Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin Sunday morning to discuss the issue and draw attention to the movement opposed to reliance on nuclear power and more specifically, to continued construction on the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant.

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WTVY Dothan

Regional News: Farley Exercise; Bo Jackson; Big Sharks off Fla Panhandle

Officials at the Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan are telling people not to get excited if they see a lot of law enforcement and emergency vehicles around the plant next week.

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Related Topix: Dothan, AL, Energy, Southern, Auburn, AL

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