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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant can resume transfers of nuclear waste - - KUSI

News - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 04:12
San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant can resume transfers of nuclear waste -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Operations were stopped for almost a year but now the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant received the green light to resume activity.

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House GOP Writes Wind, Solar Out Of "Clean Air" Energy Bill - The Statehouse News Bureau

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:52
House GOP Writes Wind, Solar Out Of "Clean Air" Energy Bill  The Statehouse News Bureau

The Ohio House has dramatically changed the comprehensive energy bill that would bailout the state's nuclear power plants and repeal alternative energy.

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CEO: Xcel will likely need gas or nuclear power to reach carbon-free goals - Star Tribune

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:13
CEO: Xcel will likely need gas or nuclear power to reach carbon-free goals  Star Tribune

"Baseload" plants will likely still be needed as the utility gets more power from renewable sources.

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Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions | Merrimack Valley - Eagle-Tribune

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:03
Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions | Merrimack Valley  Eagle-Tribune

BOSTON — The pending closure of the Pilgrim power plant will lead to an uptick in regional carbon emissions, according to environmental groups, who say the ...

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Ohio House Republicans overhaul 'clean-energy' bill to focus on nuclear, coal subsidies - cleveland.com

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:55
Ohio House Republicans overhaul 'clean-energy' bill to focus on nuclear, coal subsidies  cleveland.com

A controversial “clean-energy” subsidy bill is now a bailout plan for two Northern Ohio nuclear power plants and for coal plants.

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Zero-carbon future must include nuclear, Southern CEO says - Seeking Alpha

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:50
Zero-carbon future must include nuclear, Southern CEO says  Seeking Alpha

Nuclear power must be included with renewables as part of any serious effort to decarbonize U.S. energy, Southern Co. (SO) Chairman, President and CEO ...

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Renewables out of Ohio House 'clean energy' plan - Toledo Blade

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:18
Renewables out of Ohio House 'clean energy' plan  Toledo Blade

COLUMBUS — Wind, solar, and other renewable sources of power had the door slammed in their faces Wednesday as a bill that could see an Ohio House vote ...

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Momentum grows for nuclear thermal propulsion - SpaceNews

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:43
Momentum grows for nuclear thermal propulsion  SpaceNews

With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space missions.

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Southern CEO says a no-carbon future must include nuclear - S&P Global Platts

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 20:56
Southern CEO says a no-carbon future must include nuclear  S&P Global Platts

Diversified portfolio with renewables, nuclear and gas is needed Shareholders support linking Fanning's pay to emissions goals Nuclear must be included with ...

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Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable - Wicked Local Plymouth

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:59
Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable  Wicked Local Plymouth

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is back online. The reactor was restarted at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after it was shutdown four days earlier when a circulating-water ...

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Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable - Wicked Local Plymouth

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:59
Plymouth nuclear plant restarts following scram for degraded cable  Wicked Local Plymouth

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is back online. The reactor was restarted at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after it was shutdown four days earlier when a circulating-water ...

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From the Archives (May 23, 1969): Sarabhai assails faltering nuclear policy - The Hindu

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:45
From the Archives (May 23, 1969): Sarabhai assails faltering nuclear policy  The Hindu

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, to-day [May 22, Bombay] said the “halt and go policy” in nuclear power generation, adopted ...

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This Environmentalist Says Only Nuclear Power Can Save Us Now - Reason

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:06
This Environmentalist Says Only Nuclear Power Can Save Us Now  Reason

Michael Shellenberger believes the Green New Deal's focus on wind and solar is a waste of time and money.

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Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power - DiscoverEstevan.com

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:56
Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power  DiscoverEstevan.com

As the Federally Imposed Carbon Tax has our Provincial Government all scrambling to come up with cleaner energy sources, one option is currently being ...

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Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power - DiscoverEstevan.com

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:56
Estevan A Potential Spot For Nuclear Power  DiscoverEstevan.com

As the Federally Imposed Carbon Tax has our Provincial Government all scrambling to come up with cleaner energy sources, one option is currently being ...

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NUCLEAR WASTE: NRC says San Onofre fuel transfers can resume - E&E News

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:32
NUCLEAR WASTE: NRC says San Onofre fuel transfers can resume  E&E News

Federal regulators are allowing operators of a closed Southern California nuclear power plant to resume transferring nuclear waste to a storage facility.

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Risks, Rewards Accompany Faster Cleanup of Closed Nuclear Reactors - Claims Journal

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:02
Risks, Rewards Accompany Faster Cleanup of Closed Nuclear Reactors  Claims Journal

PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- Companies specializing in nuclear demolition and radioactive waste storage are buying up aging U.S. reactors and promising to.

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Chernobyl's political fallout - New Statesman

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:42
Chernobyl's political fallout  New Statesman

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was as much a symbol of a failed ideology as of flawed design and technology.

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Hungary makes environmental case for Paks expansion - World Nuclear News

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:34
Hungary makes environmental case for Paks expansion  World Nuclear News

Hungary and Russia have reportedly agreed to change the loan agreement for the expansion of Hungary's sole nuclear power plant Paks. According to bne ...

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Hungary makes environmental case for Paks expansion - World Nuclear News

News - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:34
Hungary makes environmental case for Paks expansion  World Nuclear News

Hungary and Russia have reportedly agreed to change the loan agreement for the expansion of Hungary's sole nuclear power plant Paks. According to bne ...

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