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April 25, 2015
S. Korea, US strike new civil nuclear deal
Seoul (AFP) April 22, 2015
South Korea and the United States agreed a new nuclear cooperation pact Wednesday that stopped short of granting Seoul the permission it had sought to start reprocessing spent nuclear fuel. But Seoul welcomed the deal, saying it provided a framework for improving spent fuel management and boosting nuclear exports. The new pact, which replaces an existing 1974 accord, was struck after four-and-a-half years of intense, drawn-out negotiations. The main sticking point had been South Korea's des ... read more
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Hundreds of Barrels of Radioactive Waste Sit 30 Miles off San Francisco
Scientists have discovered a radioactively-polluted WWII aircraft carrier sitting on the ocean floor 30 miles off the coast of Half Moon Bay in San Francisco. An expedition led by the National ... more

Don't skimp on PC upgrade, Japan watchdog tells Fukushima operator
Embattled Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, has been slammed by an independent auditing watchdog for skimping on its computer network. ... more

Radioactive drone found on Japan PM office roof
A small drone bearing traces of radioactivity was found on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office Wednesday, apparently having been flown there, according to police and the media. St ... more
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Czech Settlements Protest Against Radioactive Nuclear Waste Repositories
The government is planning to establish nuclear storage facilities in a number of Czech settlements, causing disapproval among the local population. Seven settlements in the Czech Republic pro ... more


Rosatom wins tender for research reactor blueprint in Indonesia
Construction of the research reactor will be a first step in nuclear energy development in Indonesia, a Rosatom spokesperson told RIA Novosti earlier in the month. "Indonesia's national nuclea ... more
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Japan court rejects bid to block restart of two nuclear reactors
The Japanese government's push to return to nuclear power won a boost Wednesday after a court rejected a bid to block the restart of two reactors deemed safe by regulators. ... more

EU gives green light for Hungarian nuclear deal with Russia
Hungary said Monday that the EU's nuclear body Euratom has signed a fuel supply agreement, clearing the way for Russia to build the extension of the country's sole nuclear plant. ... more
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China approves nuclear power project
The Chinese government on Wednesday approved construction of the Hualong One pilot nuclear power unit, a domestically-developed third generation power project. Hualong One draws more than 20 y ... more

German Nuclear Energy Bombshell
Germany's decision to pull out of nuclear energy generation by 2022 following the Fukushima disaster has hit the buffers, after it emerged that investors are unwilling to finance its replacement gas ... more

Russia, Japan to Continue Developing Joint Nuclear Energy Projects
Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom will continue developing joint projects with Japan in the field of peaceful nuclear energy, Deputy Director Kirill Komarov said Monday. "First of all it is ... more
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Russia Ready to Tender for Malaysia's First Nuclear Power Plant
Russia is ready to enter a bid for construction of the first nuclear power plant in Malaysia, if it is announced, Russia's nuclear corporation Rosatom Deputy Director Kirill Komarov said Monday. ... more

Japan utility appeals nuclear reactor injunction
The operator of a Japanese nuclear plant whose restart was blocked this week by a court injunction said Friday it would appeal the ruling. ... more
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Post-Fukushima Nuclear Restart Plans Foiled by Japanese Court
A Japanese court ruled against restarting nuclear power reactors at the country's Takahama plant, derailing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to relaunch atomic energy generation four years after th ... more

Bury nuclear waste down a very deep hole, say UK scientists
Scientists at the University of Sheffield calculate that all of the UK's high level nuclear waste from spent fuel reprocessing could be disposed of in just six boreholes 5km deep, fitting within a s ... more

Japan court blocks restarting of two nuclear reactors
A Japanese court on Tuesday issued a landmark injunction against the restarting of two atomic reactors, after the country's nuclear watchdog had given the green light to switch them back on. ... more

Protests as Turkey starts work on first nuclear power plant
Turkey on Tuesday launched construction of its first nuclear power plant which Ankara hopes will open a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency, but the ceremony was marred by angry protests against the controversial $20 billion project. ... more

Canada sells uranium to India in breakthrough deal
Canada's prime minister announced a breakthrough deal Wednesday to supply uranium to India for electricity generation, putting behind decades of discord over India's surreptitious use of Canadian technologies to build atomic bombs. ... more
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Fukushima robot dies three hours after entering reactor vessel
A robot sent to inspect a reactor' containment vessel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant stopped responding three hours into the operation. TEPCO hoped to take a look inside the vessel con ... more

US, China to Cooperate in Peaceful Nuclear Energy
Washington and Beijing are parties to the 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. "I hereby approve the proposed Agreement and authorize the Secretary of State [Kerry] to arra ... more

Japan Considers Evaporating Fukushima's Radioactive Water


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Japan's nuclear industry pledges to refire reactors


Russia and China Hold Talks on Broadening Nuclear Cooperation


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Radiation from Fukushima detected off Canada west coast


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China has 350 uranium deposits


Russia Transfers First $1Bln to Construct Nuclear Plant in Finland

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Sri Lanka, Pakistan sign nuclear agreement

Delivery of Vessel Head to the Tihange 3 Nuclear Reactor in Belgium

Bulgaria drops $4bn Westinghouse nuclear deal

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Oil prices drop on prospect of Iran nuclear deal

Soils help control radioactivity in Fukushima, Japan

Japan's NRA confirms fault line under nuclear reactor on west coast active

Jordan, Russia ink deal on nuclear reactor plant

N. Korea denies hacking nuclear plants in South

Hungary reaches EU deal on nuclear fuel from Russia

Japan Plans 250-Mile Chain of Sea Walls to Fend Off Tsunamis

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Jordan agrees deal for Russia to build nuclear plant

US can prevent Iran developing nuclear bomb: CIA director

Fukushima reactor test offers detailed look inside

Japan Aims to End Nuclear Power Ban in June

Japan to Restart Nuclear Reactor in June, First Since Fukushima Disaster

Nearly all fuel inside Fukushima reactor melted: TEPCO

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