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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

People's Daily Online

China's nuclear power installed capacity to reach 88 GW by 2020

China's nuclear power installed capacity, including that in operation and under construction, is predicted to top 88gigawatts by 2020, said Zhang Huazhu, head of the China Nuclear Energy Association , a national industry organization.

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The Independent

Nuclear body rebuked over redacted report

The Government has admonished the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for "inappropriately" withholding information from the public, after backing the findings of a heavily critical MPs' report into the management of Sellafield.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

NRC Issues Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses

Targeted News Service WASHINGTON, April 19 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission published the following notice in the Federal Register: Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations A Notice by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 04/15/2014 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lake County, OH

WHTC

France's oldest nuclear plant shut down after inci...

France's oldest nuclear power plant, Fessenheim, was shut down on Saturday following an incident at the facility away from the reactor which did not pose any danger, operator EDF said.

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Emirates News Agency

Sharjah Museums Department Explores use of Nuclear Techniques in Archaeology

WAM SHARJAH, 19th April, 2014 -- The Sharjah Museums Department recently explored the use of nuclear techniques in archaeology, specifically in determining the age of pottery, papyrus and mummies.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

ETaiwanNews.com

DPP leader calls on President Ma to halt nuclear project

Former opposition leader Lin Yi-hsiung is scheduled to start a hunger strike against the project on April 22, and the Ma should either promise to stop work on the plant in Gongliao, New Taipei City, immediately or express support for the opposition's proposal to allow the people of Taiwan to vote on the project, Su said.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Boston.com

Senators urge improved quake safety measures at New England nuclear plants

US Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren are calling for increased safety measures at two area nuclear power plants after a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report found potential vulnerabilities to earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Seabrook, NH, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Piece of errant metal in steam generator delays restart of St. Lucie nuclear plant

State officials say the downtime of the St. Lucie 2 nuclear power plant will be extended from one month to eight weeks.

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Related Topix: Energy, Florida Power and Light

The Windsor Star

Proposed nuclear waste site triggers fears for Great Lakes, drinking water

Opposition is mounting to a proposed underground nuclear waste facility on the edge of the Great Lakes which critics say has potential to forever taint the waterway and the drinking water it provides.

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Related Topix: Ontario Power Generation, Energy

Stars and Stripes

Europe's nuclear option

Whatever else Russia may have accomplished with its bullying of Ukraine, it has left Europe thoroughly frightened of Moscow's ability to lord its energy dominance over the continent.

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News Tribune

Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

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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Inhabitat

MIT Unveils Seawater-Cooled Floating Nuclear Power Plant That Can Withstand Earthquakes and Tsunamis

MIT has unveiled designs for an earthquake and tsunami-proof nuclear power plant.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

ThinkProgress

A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block

In late March, the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in southern California hosted a three-day nuclear auction, the first step in a decades-long decommissioning process for the recently shuttered generating station that will cost over $3 billion dollars, account for more than 1,500 jobs lost, and require the replacement of 2.2 gigawatts of ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, UC San Diego, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS 3 Springfield

'Explosion' at Palo Verde nuclear plant not reported for 5 months

There was a small explosion at the Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant late last year but plant officials didn't report it to federal officials until six days ago.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Maricopa County, AZ, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Cape Cod Times

NRC: Quake hazards may imperil nuke plants

The owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is being required to spend about $5 million over the next three years to prove the Plymouth plant and the pools where spent fuel rods are stored can stand up to tremors from regional earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Canada NewsWire

Canadian Nuclear Industry Welcomes OPG-Westinghouse Agreement

"They clearly see that Canadian nuclear technology offers great potential to a world that seeks both energy security and low-carbon power generation."

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Floating nuclear reactor in middle of ocean would be tsunami-proof, claim scientists

Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's mother.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Sex Scandal

Slashdot

MIT Designs Tsunami Proof Floating Nuclear Reactor

First time accepted submitter Amtrak writes " MIT has created designs for a nuclear plant that would avoid the downfall of the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters

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