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Long-Running Yucca Mountain Debate Still Center of Nuclear Waste Fight - Wyoming Public Media

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 18:37
Long-Running Yucca Mountain Debate Still Center of Nuclear Waste Fight  Wyoming Public Media

It's been more than thirty years since Yucca Mountain in Nevada was picked as the nation's nuclear waste site, and the state has been fighting.

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Russia still thinking about proposals to change Belarusian nuclear power plant loan terms - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:18
Russia still thinking about proposals to change Belarusian nuclear power plant loan terms  Belarus News (BelTA)

MINSK, 24 May (BelTA) – The Russian side is still thinking about Belarus' proposals on adjusting the terms of the loan granted by Russia to build the Belarusian ...

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Russia still thinking about proposals to change Belarusian nuclear power plant loan terms - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:18
Russia still thinking about proposals to change Belarusian nuclear power plant loan terms  Belarus News (BelTA)

MINSK, 24 May (BelTA) – The Russian side is still thinking about Belarus' proposals on adjusting the terms of the loan granted by Russia to build the Belarusian ...

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Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants - Reuters

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 16:28
Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants  Reuters

A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and ...

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Sargent & Lundy buying into NuScale SMR nuclear design efforts - Electric Light & Power

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 16:07
Sargent & Lundy buying into NuScale SMR nuclear design efforts  Electric Light & Power

Sargent & Lundy, which has 60 years experience in nuclear unit design, will become a NuScale investor, actively engage in development of the plant design ...

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The FERC, An Under-the-Radar Federal Regulator, Is Key To U.S. Energy-Climate Balance - Forbes

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:28
The FERC, An Under-the-Radar Federal Regulator, Is Key To U.S. Energy-Climate Balance  Forbes

The FERC is fractured, along familiar Democratic-Republican lines, over the extent to which climate concerns should factor into its review of new gas pipelines ...

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Sargent & Lundy buying into NuScale SMR nuclear design efforts - Power Engineering Magazine

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:19
Sargent & Lundy buying into NuScale SMR nuclear design efforts  Power Engineering Magazine

Sargent & Lundy, which has 60 years experience in nuclear unit design, will become a NuScale investor, actively engage in development of the plant design ...

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"Nuclear Power" - A Minnesota Twins preview - Sox Machine

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:02
"Nuclear Power" - A Minnesota Twins preview  Sox Machine

Homer: “Well, that settles it. For all those reasons and more… let us choose an electrifying career in…” Homer: “Line?” Mr. Burns: (::clenching hand::) “Ugh.

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Further DOE funds for advanced nuclear technology projects - World Nuclear News

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:28
Further DOE funds for advanced nuclear technology projects  World Nuclear News

The US Department of Energy has selected three projects in three states in its latest quarterly application review to receive funding for cost-shared research and ...

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Three Mile Island to Close, Experts Say It’s a Bad Idea - Science Times

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:57
Three Mile Island to Close, Experts Say It’s a Bad Idea  Science Times

On March 28, 1978, in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, one of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station's two reactors experienced a partial meltdown, ...

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House Committee Passes Energy Bill Bailing Out Nuclear, Dropping Renewables - WOSU

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:18
House Committee Passes Energy Bill Bailing Out Nuclear, Dropping Renewables  WOSU

Opponents are outraged over changes made to the so-called “clean air” bill approved by a House committee. The legislation subsidizes nuclear and coal plants, ...

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Chinese Electric Power Market Report 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Associated Press

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:18
Chinese Electric Power Market Report 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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Guest editorial: Yes, humans err, but that's no reason to forsake nuclear energy - The Park Record

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:11
Guest editorial: Yes, humans err, but that's no reason to forsake nuclear energy  The Park Record

In response to Martin Jedlicka's guest editorial titled “Nuclear power is subject to human error — and that makes it a poor solution to climate change” in the May.

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New plasma findings could combat climate change - HeadStuff.org

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:34
New plasma findings could combat climate change  HeadStuff.org

Irish scientists have made a discovery that could be the key to developing safe, clean and efficient nuclear energy generators to combat climate change.

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STP gets federal money for fire protection study - Chron

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:00
STP gets federal money for fire protection study  Chron

The Department of Energy is awarding $1.2 million in federal funding to the STP Nuclear Operating Co. near Bay City which is about 90 miles southwest of ...

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STP gets federal money for fire protection study - Houston Chronicle

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:00
STP gets federal money for fire protection study  Houston Chronicle

The Department of Energy is awarding $1.2 million in federal funding to the STP Nuclear Operating Co. near Bay City which is about 90 miles southwest of ...

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Why advanced nuclear reactors may be here sooner than many imagine - Greentech Media News

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:40
Why advanced nuclear reactors may be here sooner than many imagine  Greentech Media News

Advanced nuclear reactors are moving toward commercialization faster and with less government support than many realize. Their smaller size and advances in ...

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Chernobyl vs. Fukushima: Which Nuclear Meltdown Was the Bigger Disaster? - Live Science

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:20
Chernobyl vs. Fukushima: Which Nuclear Meltdown Was the Bigger Disaster?  Live Science

The new HBO series "Chernobyl" dramatizes the accident and horrific aftermath of a nuclear meltdown that rocked the Ukraine in 1986. Twenty-five years later, ...

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Germany's Dangerously Flawed Energy Policies | by Hans-Werner Sinn - Project Syndicate

News - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 09:40
Germany's Dangerously Flawed Energy Policies | by Hans-Werner Sinn  Project Syndicate

Germany has made a noble effort to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and replace conventional energy sources with wind and solar power. But now it is time ...

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