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Charles R. Jones: 51 years later, remembering the USS Scorpion - CapitalGazette.com

5 hours 11 min ago
Charles R. Jones: 51 years later, remembering the USS Scorpion  CapitalGazette.com

We will likely never know exactly what happened to the "attack submarine” USS Scorpion, but after 50 years of speculation, we might be getting closer.

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Doing Homebrew Vodka Shots in the Shadow of Chernobyl - The Daily Beast

11 hours 54 min ago
Doing Homebrew Vodka Shots in the Shadow of Chernobyl  The Daily Beast

Visiting the exclusion zone around the exploded reactor 15 years after the disaster turned even simple questions (can I walk on the grass?) into matters of life or ...

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Fukushima & Chernobyl: Inherent Risks Of Using Nuclear Energy - Anti Aging News

13 hours 51 min ago
Fukushima & Chernobyl: Inherent Risks Of Using Nuclear Energy  Anti Aging News

These disasters provide very important lessons for the world on underestimating the inherent dangers and risks of using nuclear energy.

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Russia Launches Nuclear Ice-Breaker Ural - The Maritime Executive

14 hours 21 sec ago
Russia Launches Nuclear Ice-Breaker Ural  The Maritime Executive

Russias nuclear energy agency, Rosatom launched the nuclear-powered ice breaker Ural at the Baltic S...

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Energy Secretary Perry sending scientists to assess radioactive contamination at Pike County school - Cincinnati.com

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 18:42
Energy Secretary Perry sending scientists to assess radioactive contamination at Pike County school  Cincinnati.com

The U.S. Secretary of Energy is sending a team to assess a Pike County middle school where trace amounts of radioactive contaminants have been found.

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National security stakes of US nuclear energy | TheHill - The Hill

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 18:30
National security stakes of US nuclear energy | TheHill  The Hill

The recent struggles of the U.S. nuclear energy industry may appear to be no more than the usual economic disruption caused by competition among ...

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Fusion: A safer nuclear option - The Daily Star

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 18:00
Fusion: A safer nuclear option  The Daily Star

It is obvious that global efforts to combat climate change—that were agreed upon at the 21st Conference of Parties in Paris—have already gone off the rails.

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The Dance of Nuclear, Coal, & Renewables in South Africa - CleanTechnica

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 16:17
The Dance of Nuclear, Coal, & Renewables in South Africa  CleanTechnica

May 25th, 2019 by David Zarembka. Regular CleanTechnica readers should know that Elon Musk was born in South Africa and only left for Canada when he ...

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Cost of nuclear facility near Ellesmere Port spirals to almost £1bn - Chester Chronicle

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 14:38
Cost of nuclear facility near Ellesmere Port spirals to almost £1bn  Chester Chronicle

When a nuclear facility opens at Capenhurst next month it will be four years late and have cost more than double the original estimate at almost £1bn.

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Cost of nuclear facility near Ellesmere Port spirals to almost £1bn - Chester Chronicle

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 14:38
Cost of nuclear facility near Ellesmere Port spirals to almost £1bn  Chester Chronicle

When a nuclear facility opens at Capenhurst next month it will be four years late and have cost more than double the original estimate at almost £1bn.

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Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions - The Daily News of Newburyport

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 08:30
Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions  The Daily News of Newburyport

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

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Not a single watt of electricity, but still 1 trillion yen in basic revenue:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 06:15
Not a single watt of electricity, but still 1 trillion yen in basic revenue:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Even though it hasn't generated any electricity at its two nuclear power plants since May 2011, Japan Atomic Power Co. chalked up close to 1 trillion yen ($9.1 ...

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Japan to push for int'l conference on nuclear waste disposal at June G-20 meet - The Mainichi

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 05:08
Japan to push for int'l conference on nuclear waste disposal at June G-20 meet  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- The Japanese government announced May 24 that it plans to arrange an international meeting to consider how to dispose of highly radioactive n.

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Closed Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant Cooling Towers To Come Down - WAMC

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 23:10
Closed Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant Cooling Towers To Come Down  WAMC

The cooling towers from the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon are going to be coming down.

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Watch the U.S. Army's Mock Battle Inside a Nuclear Reactor - The National Interest Online

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 23:00
Watch the U.S. Army's Mock Battle Inside a Nuclear Reactor  The National Interest Online

The shouts echo up a dimly lit stairwell. Soldiers hastily wrap their faces in gas masks — the only thing protecting their lungs from a deadly, weaponized poison.

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'Viable alternative' or 'greenwashing?': Sask. experts divided on nuclear power - CBC.ca

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 22:28
'Viable alternative' or 'greenwashing?': Sask. experts divided on nuclear power  CBC.ca

The Saskatchewan government says it is not ruling out nuclear power as a way to alleviate some reliance on coal, but experts are divided on whether it's a good ...

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Nuclear waste: A hot business? - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 21:47
Nuclear waste: A hot business?  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

It usually takes decades for defunct nuclear plants in the United States to be taken apart and cleaned up so the land can be developed for other purposes.

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Does nuclear power have a future? - The Washington Post

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 21:12
Does nuclear power have a future?  The Washington Post

Regarding Gregory Jaczko's May 19 Outlook essay, “Atomic power can't save us”: For about 60 years, we Tidewater residents have been knowingly living cheek ...

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Trump, Obama and Congress will all be to blame for what happens with Iran - The Washington Post

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 20:55
Trump, Obama and Congress will all be to blame for what happens with Iran  The Washington Post

Difficulties with Iran will recur regularly, like the oscillations of a sine wave, and the recent crisis — if such it was, or is — illustrates persistent U.S. intellectual and ...

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Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions | Local News - Gloucester Daily Times

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 20:32
Pilgrim closure could drive up carbon emissions | Local News  Gloucester Daily Times

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

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