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2 hrs ago |

Japan's Nuclear Roadmap To Economic Destruction

Japan better get used to generating all of its electricity from fossil fuel, and to having a permanent trade deficit, now that the country's new nuclear regulatory agency is throwing its weight around to impress the public with a tough-on-nuclear stance.


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5 hrs ago | Mashable

Former Nuclear Power Exec Reveals Secret Payments to Japan's Prime Ministers

The contentious public debate around whether to use nuclear power in Japan, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster , took another major turn on Monday when it was revealed that a former power company official made secret payments to Japanese prime ministers for nearly two decades.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia

9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Taiwan's nuclear power plants are magnets for protesters - and snorkelers

An employee looks at the moisture separator reheater in the turbine building during a media tour at the yet-to-be-completed Taipower Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in Gongliao, New Taipei City, May 14, 2013.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

How to Help the Mexican People: Fight the Mexican Government

Mexico's ruling class is deeply complicit in the current border crisis-as is our own.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, World News, Mexico, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Tidal Power, Natural Disasters, Flood

17 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

The Fermi Alternative [Uncertain Principles]

Given the recent Feynman explosion , some people may be casting about looking for an alternative source of colorful-character anecdotes in physics.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Explosion

21 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Pike County worries over nuclear plants' future

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.


Related Topix: Pike County, OH, Piketon, OH, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

22 hrs ago | Russia Taday

100,000 amps breakthrough: Highest electrical current achieved in Japan

Japanese scientists have managed to achieve an electrical current of 100,000 amperes - by far the highest to be generated in the world - with cutting edge technology of stacking special tapes.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

U.S. is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

While nuclear design rules have focused on withstanding more predictable problems, it's the highly unusual but extreme events that have caused the worst accidents in recent decades, such as Chernobyl in 1986, Three Mile Island in 1979 and Fukushima three years ago.


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NEI Nuclear Notes

Aligning the Nuclear Energy Industry on Social Media

I have the privilege of speaking about NEI's alignment activities on social media at the 2014 U.S. Women in Nuclear Conference this Tuesday.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook

Nine O'Clock

Canadian - Chinese agreement for two nuclear reactors in Romania

Canadian group Candu Energy has signed last week in Vancouver a binding and exclusive cooperation agreement with China Nuclear Power Engineering Company for the construction of CANDU Units 3 and 4 at the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant in Romania, according to


Related Topix: World News, Romania,


Boom-Or-Doom Riddle For Nuclear Industry

The headline figures for 2014 from the nuclear industry describe a worldwide boom in progress, with 73 reactors presently being built and another 481 new ones either planned or approved.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

TEPCO's cleanup operations spread radioactive cesium to rice paddies...

Efforts to remove radioactive waste from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan have merely displaced it to nearby fields growing rice, according to disturbing new reports.


Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, Energy, Agriculture, Science

The Japan Times

Kagoshima residents near Sendai nuclear plant given iodine tablets

Reactors 1 and 2 at the Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima Prefecture, lie idle July 8. The two units are likely to be the first in the nation to be reactivated under new safety regulations introduced since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.


Related Topix: Japan, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

The Arakawa River originates near, and flows through, Fukushima city, which is located about 70 kilometres from the devastated Daiichi nuclear power plant.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Asian Tsunami Disaster,

The Times of India

Bad science: When 'breakthrough research' turns out to be fraudulent

It is in the nature of scientists to argue over the evidence for or against any important breakthrough.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

The Bennington Banner

NRC says long-term dry cask storage of spent fuel is safe

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission this week released a study on the environmental impacts of storing spent nuclear fuel.


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Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.


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Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

In this Friday, June 13, 2014 photo, Buzz Miller, executive vice president of nuclear development at Southern Co., stands in front of the high-pressure vessel that will be used in a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.


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Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

In this Friday, June 13, 2014 photo, Buzz Miller, executive vice president of nuclear development at Southern Co., stands in front of the high-pressure vessel that will be used in a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.


Related Topix: Waynesboro, GA, Burke County, GA, Environment, Science

US News & World Report

Nuclear Enters the Export-Import Fracas

Steam rises from the Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant in Middletown, Pa. Industry executives are calling on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which they say supports thousands of domestic manufacturing jobs for parts shipped to nuclear plants overseas.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives