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4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago |

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

10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago |

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

15 hrs ago | 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

The Washington Post

Japanese Public Seen as Biggest Obstacle to Nuke Restart: Energy

Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA, Europe, Angela Merkel, Germany

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times Herald

Proposed nuclear waste dump upsets people

Nikkea Todd and her husband, James, came from Lexington on Tuesday to Port Sanilac to join about 40 other people opposed to a nuclear waste site in Canada near Lake Huron.


Related Topix: Lexington, MI, Port Sanilac, MI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canada, Carsonville, MI

NBC Chicago

Ex-Guards Raise Concerns About Palisades Nuclear Plant

NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports. A nuclear power plant on the Lake Michigan shore is under the watchful eye of the federal government after former workers claim security personnel may be afraid of reporting their concerns for fear of retaliation.


Related Topix: South Haven, MI

Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Inventions, Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment

Washington Examiner

Nuclear waste doesn't need to be shipped, regulators say

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that nuclear waste could safely be stored on site indefinitely.


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

The Baltimore Sun

The nuclear option [Commentary]

Maryland is failing to deal squarely with the problem of carbon emissions from electricity production.


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

Christian Science Monitor

California earthquakes may pose threat to nuclear plant, expert says

People are shown on an overlook above Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Power Plant's nuclear reactors in Avila Beach, Calif.


Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Avila Beach, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters