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May 22, 2015
Japan nuclear watchdog OKs one more reactor
Tokyo (AFP) May 20, 2015
Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday gave the green light to restart one more atomic reactor, weeks after the government said a fifth of the country's electricity supply should come from atomic power. The decision by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) that reactor No.3 at Ikata nuclear power plant in western Japan meets safety guidelines, comes after similar decisions on four other reactors at two different plants. However, any actual restart could still be some considerable way off; there ... read more
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Canada and SKorea build partnerships between nuclear companies
The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI), in partnership with the Ontario Government, recently led a trade mission of 18 leading Canadian nuclear suppliers and industry partners to Sout ... more

NucAdvisor offers consulting services for PALLAS multi-purpose reactor
PALLAS is a nuclear multi-purpose reactor designed to produce medical isotopes and supply a wide range of irradiation services. Located in Petten, the PALLAS-reactor is to replace the current High F ... more

Upgrades to Plant Farley enhance production of low-cost, clean electricity
Unit 1 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Plant operators ... more
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Bruce Power and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power enter into agreement
Bruce Power and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) have entered into an agreement that will see the two companies explore new areas of collaboration with a particular focus on enhancing nuclear sa ... more


S.Africa aims to select nuclear power partner this year
South Africa intends to select this year an international partner to build a series of nuclear power reactors that would end the regular electricity blackouts that have hobbled economic growth, the energy minister told parliament Tuesday. ... more
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Japan court upholds nuclear power plant injunction
A Japanese court upheld an injunction banning the restart of two nuclear reactors, a report said Tuesday, in a blow to the government's ambitions to return to atomic power generation. ... more

Using microbial communities to assess environmental contamination
First there were canaries in coal mines, now there are microbes at nuclear waste sites, oil spills and other contaminated environments. A multi-institutional team of more than 30 scientists has foun ... more
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Rosatom Says India's Kudankulam Nuclear Energy Plant On Schedule
The second energy block of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will go on line this summer, Rosatom Deputy Director Alexander Lokshin said Friday. "The second block [will go on line] this y ... more

UAE briefs IAEA on plans of nuclear waste management
The United Arab Emirates has presented its plans for managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), official news agency WAM reported Monday. ... more

Decision to Dismantle Fukushima Reactor Cover Questionable
TEPCO said that it hoped to start the actual removal of the cover, which was installed by the company in 2011 to mitigate the damage done to the plant, in a week. The overall dismantling proce ... more
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Situation at Fukushima Site Remains Complex Despite Progress
Four years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the situation at the site remains complex, despite Japan's overall progress in its decommissioning, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) sai ... more

Finnish TVO scraps nuke reactor plans over EPR delays
Finnish electricity company TVO said Wednesday it had scrapped plans to build a new nuclear reactor in Finland because of delays and problems with an EPR reactor being built by Areva and Siemens. ... more
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Holtec International and Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance Partner to Build Interim Storage Facility
Holtec International and the Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance (ELEA) have announced that they would collaborate to build an interim storage facility to hold the used nuclear fuel that has collected at nucle ... more

Nuclear Power Plant Near New York City Shut Down After Fire
One of the units of the Indian Point nuclear power plant was safely shut down after transformer's fire, according to the Entergy Corporation operating the facility. It stressed that there is n ... more

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On 11 March 2011, a massive release of stress between two overlapping tectonic plates occurred beneath the ocean floor off the coast of Japan, triggering a giant tsunami. The Tohoku quake resulted i ... more

NY nuclear plant spills oil into Hudson
Oil spilled into the Hudson River in New York following the failure of a transformer at a nuclear power station, state Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed. ... more

Indonesia plans to build nuclear power plant within 10 years
The Indonesian government will kick off construction of nuclear power plant that is set to generate power in 2024 or 2025, in an effort to get energy efficiently to comply with rising energy demand, ... more
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Investigators probe cause of fire at New York nuclear plant
Engineers on Sunday were probing the cause of a fire at a New York state nuclear power plant after an electrical transformer failed, forcing the shutdown of one of its two reactors, a spokesman said. ... more

Space radiation: CSU studies risks for astronauts journeying to Mars
A new research facility at Colorado State University - the only one of its kind in the world - will be established with a $9 million grant from NASA to help reveal the effects of long-term exposure ... more

Ankara warns against extending lifespan of Armenia's nuclear plant close to Turkey borders


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Hungary Confirms Paks Nuclear Power Plant Deal With Russia


Canada Approves Nuclear Waste Site on Great Lakes Shore


French nuclear group Areva to cut up to 6,000 jobs worldwide


China to start building 3rd generation nuclear reactor


Nuclear deal can make Iran region's 'No.1' energy power


Belgian Tihange nuclear plant restarts operation after incident


TEPCO Freezing Ground at Fukushima to Curb Contaminated Water Buildup


Chernobyl Forest Fires Highlight Urgent Need for New Sarcophagus

Space radiation may harm astronauts' brains: study

Foreign donors raise 180 mn euros for new Chernobyl cover

Ukraine says to import nuclear fuel from France

IAEA chief stresses commitment to "safety first" in nuclear energy use

Fire shuts down Taiwan nuclear power reactor

Japan eyes nuclear for a fifth of electricity supply

Rosatom Considers Tripling Iran's Nuclear Power Production

Indo-French Nuclear Coop eration Strengthened

Russia to Supply Argentina with Nuclear Fuel

Sweden speeds up closure of two nuclear reactors

Radioactive soil removed from Tokyo park

Ukraine marks 29 years since Chernobyl disaster

China to begin 6 to 8 nuclear power plants this year

Japan man arrested over drone found on PM's office roof

Japan PM office drone may have been there days: reports

S. Korea, US strike new civil nuclear deal

EU gives green light for Hungarian nuclear deal with Russia

China approves nuclear power project

German Nuclear Energy Bombshell

Russia, Japan to Continue Developing Joint Nuclear Energy Projects

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