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24/7 Nuclear Energy News Coverage
May 25, 2016
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
The Lessons of Chernobyl and Fukushima
Moscow (Sputnik) May 24, 2016
Nuclear energy is a polarizing subject between politicians and scientists, versus environment protection activists and the victims of contamination events, with each having opposing views on whether nuclear energy is safe. On one hand, nuclear energy produces much less greenhouse gases than fossil fuels. On the other hand, nuclear plants require costly radioactive fuel production and waste management technologies, as well as expose the earth to disastrous contamination events. On March 11, 2 ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Ready to Propose ASEAN New Nuclear Electrical Power Plants - Putin
Russia is ready to offer the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nuclear electrical power plants of the next generation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. ASEAN comprise ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Pakistan Applies for Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership
Pakistan has applied to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), claiming it has the ability to adhere to the nuclear proliferation-reducing body's standards, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry said Frid ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

China in 'preliminary' deal for Sudan's first atomic plant
A Chinese state-owned company has signed a "preliminary" deal with Sudan to build the east African country's first nuclear power plant, an official in Khartoum said on Tuesday. ... more
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Nuclear foes renew push to shut plant near Manhattan
Environmentalists urged US nuclear regulators Tuesday to shut down a nuclear plant near New York after inspections showed an unusually high number of degraded bolts in a reactor. ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

US eyes European reactors market
Beijing (XNA) May 23, 2016 America's competition with Russia over the supply of energy to Europe isn't limited to US plans to move in on Gazprom's turf by supplying the continent with US liquefied ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Pakistan seeks nuclear group membership to curb proliferation
Pakistan has applied for membership of a nuclear suppliers group saying its inclusion would help reduce the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the foreign ministry said Friday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rosatom Ready to Start on Iran's New Nuclear Reactors
Engineers from Rosatom and their Iranian colleagues are planning to start the construction of a further two nuclear reactors at the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant by the end of the year, a source told ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Forests are the key to fresh water

US transportation and water infrastructure not broken

Unearthing the underground effects of earthquakes and volcanoes

Soil researchers quantify an underappreciated factor in carbon release to the atmosphere

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Billionaire Guo Wengui wants regime change in Beijing

Fire in southern California threatening another city

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Delay to NuGen nuclear power plant in England
The NuGen nuclear power project in England is due to start producing energy in 2025, a year later than expected, consultation documents published on Wednesday showed. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Towards decommissioning Fukushima: 'Seeing' boron distribution in molten debris
Decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant just got one step closer. Japanese researchers have mapped the distribution of boron compounds in a model control rod, paving the way for determin ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Hollande renews support for EDF nuclear project in Britain
President Francois Hollande renewed his support on Tuesday for the controversial nuclear project planned by France's energy giant EDF at Hinkley Point in Britain. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

AREVA awarded decontamination contract for Grafenrheinfeld Power Plant
AREVA NP has been selected by the utility E.ON Kernkraft to decontaminate the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant, a pressurized water reactor design, located in Germany. As part of the end of ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's 'Atomic Anne' charged over nuclear deal
French nuclear giant Areva's former boss Anne Lauvergeon was charged Friday as part of a probe linked to its disastrous 2007 purchase of a Canadian uranium mining firm, Uramin. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
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Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

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NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Toshiba posts $4.4 bn full-year loss on nuclear writedown
Toshiba said Thursday that it suffered a $4.4 billion full-year net loss as the troubled conglomerate booked a massive write-down of its US nuclear unit, but said the worst was over as it forecast profits for the current business year. ... more
NUKEWARS

N. Korea leader says will only use nuclear weapons if attacked
Leader Kim Jong-Un told a rare ruling party congress that North Korea would only use nuclear weapons if attacked by a nuclear power, and said he wanted improved relations with previously "hostile" nations. ... more
NUKEWARS

N. Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress
North Korea on Friday staged its most important political show for a generation, aimed at cementing the absolute rule of leader Kim Jong-Un and underlining the sanctions-hit country's "prestige" as a nuclear power. ... more
NUKEWARS

Israel nuclear reactor defects spark secrecy dilemma
Growing safety fears surrounding Israel's largest but ageing atomic research centre have provoked fresh questions over its future and a dilemma over the secrecy of the country's alleged nuclear arsenal. ... more
TECH SPACE

All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident: report
Belgium is to provide iodine pills to its entire population of around 11 million people to protect against radioactivity in case of a nuclear accident, the health minister was quoted as saying Thursday. ... more

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions
The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers at Washington State University looking back at ancient materials from around the world. They report on their work studying ... more
TECH SPACE

Belgium plans to provide all residents with anti radiation pills
The Belgian authorities plan to provide all residents of the country with tablets to minimize the possible effects of radiation, local media reported Thursday. At the moment, Brussels provides ... more



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CIVIL NUCLEAR

India's Mainland to Host Next Hub of Nuclear Plants

CIVIL NUCLEAR

BWXT tapped for nuclear reactor components, fuel

CIVIL NUCLEAR

German power giants to pay into public fund to finance nuclear phase-out

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Africa turning to nuclear to meet growing energy needs

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China eyes offshore expansion via floating nuclear plant

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Thirty years on, Ukraine mourns victims of Chernobyl

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Advances in extracting uranium from seawater announced in special issue

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Toshiba takes $2.3 bln hit from Westinghouse write-down

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project in September

Belgium rejects German call to shut down 2 nuclear reactors

France fires up push for renewable energies

EDF shares dive 11 percent on news of capital injection

Donors pledge cash to keep Chernobyl safe 30 years after disaster

France to lead 4 bn euro cash injection for EDF

30 years on, Russia's Chernobyl victims say they have been abandoned

Britain 'fully confident' on Hinkley nuclear plant

Belgium rejects German call for nuclear plants closure

Japanese nuclear regulator deems 40-Year-Old Takahama reactors safe

Safety checks at German nuclear power plants were faked

Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on

Chernobyl zone turns into testbed for Nature's rebound

Defying radiation, elderly residents cling on in Chernobyl

30 years on, Chernobyl worker remembers the aftermath

Finnish nuclear power plant reactor shut down after radioactive leak

France finalising UK nuclear plant deal: minister

Japan to dump tritium waste from Fukushima NPP

Nuclear plans in turmoil as French Minister admits serious doubts

Ukraine to mark 30 years since Chernobyl shook the world

US charges China state power company over nuclear conspiracy


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