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First-of-its-kind U.S. nuclear waste dump marks 20 years - Salt Lake Tribune

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First-of-its-kind U.S. nuclear waste dump marks 20 years  Salt Lake Tribune

In this March 5, 2019 photo, Don Hancock with the Southwest Research and Information Center holds up a promotional flyswatter advertising the Waste Isolation ...

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'It scared the hell out of people': Looking back at Three Mile Island 40 years ago - USA TODAY

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'It scared the hell out of people': Looking back at Three Mile Island 40 years ago  USA TODAY

The March 28, 1979, accident at the nuclear power plant led to widespread fear in the region. Today, though, the plant just seems to be part of the landscape.

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If Three Mile Island shuts down, counties could lose grant money - WHYY

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 20:07
If Three Mile Island shuts down, counties could lose grant money  WHYY

If Three Mile Island shuts down, the counties and communities surrounding the plant could see less money for emergency management. When other nuclear ...

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First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years - Washington Post

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 15:31
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years  Washington Post

In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government set in motion an experiment that, if successful, would prove to the world that radioactive waste ...

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Nuclear power woes extend to Texas - Houston Chronicle

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:00
Nuclear power woes extend to Texas  Houston Chronicle

By the standards of the U.S. nuclear energy industry, Texas's two nuclear plants are fairly new. Neither one is more than three decades old, while many nuclear ...

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Guest Editorial: Nuclear bailout terrible deal for electricity customers - Carlisle Sentinel

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 09:45
Guest Editorial: Nuclear bailout terrible deal for electricity customers  Carlisle Sentinel

The operators of Pennsylvania's nuclear power plants are pulling out all the stops at the state capitol these days to secure legislative approval for a bailout plan.

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Greenpeace slams Zuma's claim that nuclear deal would have stopped load shedding - IOL

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 08:17
Greenpeace slams Zuma's claim that nuclear deal would have stopped load shedding  IOL

Greenpeace Africa slammed former president Jacob Zuma's claims that the country would not be facing a load-shedding crisis ...

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Ministry eyes subsidy plan for nuclear energy generation:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 05:34
Ministry eyes subsidy plan for nuclear energy generation:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

The economy ministry is weighing the introduction of a subsidy system paid to electricity producers who use nuclear plants to offset massive costs to meet ...

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Is China Getting Ready to Build Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carriers? - The National Interest Online

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 05:00
Is China Getting Ready to Build Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carriers?  The National Interest Online

A Chinese company has put out a solicitation to build a nuclear-powered surface ship. While the United States Navy operates nuclear-powered aircraft carriers ...

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Zuma claims nuclear deal could have averted S.Africa's power crisis - africanews

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 04:00
Zuma claims nuclear deal could have averted S.Africa's power crisis  africanews

In an interview with local Business Day news site, Zuma said if the ambitious nuclear deal had been approved, South Africa would have spent trillions of rands to ...

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Market Insights of Nuclear Power Market by Top Key Players, Size, Subdivision & Market Dynamics Forces - Speaking Times

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 01:21
Market Insights of Nuclear Power Market by Top Key Players, Size, Subdivision & Market Dynamics Forces  Speaking Times

Nuclear Power market research report 2018-2023 report portrays definition, an investigation of significant improvements in the market, profound aggressive ...

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US Nuclear Power Generation At All-Time High Despite Closures - OilPrice.com

Sat, 03/23/2019 - 00:00
US Nuclear Power Generation At All-Time High Despite Closures  OilPrice.com

Despite the fact that several nuclear power plants have closed since 2010, last year's U.S. nuclear electricity generation beat the previous record from 2010.

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Remembering the Trailblazing Scientist Who Uncovered Nuclear Fallout in the Pacific - Pacific Standard

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 21:31
Remembering the Trailblazing Scientist Who Uncovered Nuclear Fallout in the Pacific  Pacific Standard

Katsuko Saruhashi made waves internationally when she tracked and raised a global alarm on the dangers of nuclear testing by the U.S..

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Feds Commit Billions More In Loan Guarantees To Nuclear Plant That JEA Invested In - WJCT NEWS

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 21:20
Feds Commit Billions More In Loan Guarantees To Nuclear Plant That JEA Invested In  WJCT NEWS

The federal government Friday promised another $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to help ensure the expansion of the Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant gets done in.

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Perry extends another $3.7 billion loan guarantee for Georgia nuclear plant - Chron

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 20:21
Perry extends another $3.7 billion loan guarantee for Georgia nuclear plant  Chron

WASHINGTON - The Department of Energy has extended another $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to complete the expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in ...

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Perry extends another $3.7 billion loan guarantee for Georgia nuclear plant - San Antonio Express-News

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 20:21
Perry extends another $3.7 billion loan guarantee for Georgia nuclear plant  San Antonio Express-News

WASHINGTON - The Department of Energy has extended another $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to complete the expansion of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in ...

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Spectre of Chernobyl hangs over Middle East's nuclear ambitions - Middle East Eye

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:38
Spectre of Chernobyl hangs over Middle East's nuclear ambitions  Middle East Eye

To avoid a potential disaster, nuclear power needs stability and systems where everyone works together.

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Indian Point remains shut down a week later, unclear when reactors will be up and running - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:38
Indian Point remains shut down a week later, unclear when reactors will be up and running  The Journal News | LoHud.com

A malfunction in a generator caused the plant's Unit 2 reactor to shut down automatically and it's unclear when it will be up and running again.

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Sinclair's Eric Bolling calls out hate after alleged comments about his son's tragic death - KEPR 19

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 18:59
Sinclair's Eric Bolling calls out hate after alleged comments about his son's tragic death  KEPR 19

Editor's Note: Eric Bolling works alongside Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns this TV station. WASHINGTON (SBG)–Longtime television political ...

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Illinois nuclear plant subsidies Exelon PJM - Crain's Chicago Business

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 18:44
Illinois nuclear plant subsidies Exelon PJM  Crain's Chicago Business

The yearly "state-of-the-market" report by an independent monitor says all five of Exelon's northern Illinois nukes will make money—or should—in the next three ...

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