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November 22, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
NY moves closer to shutting down Indian Point
New York (AFP) Nov 22, 2016
New York state has taken another step toward shutting down the Indian Point nuclear power plant, outside New York city, officials said Monday. The decision of the New York Court of Appeal concerns an application to renew one of the permits required by Entergy to continue operating two pressurized water reactors at the plant, which were put into operation in 1974 and 1976. Contrary to a lower court's ruling, this request must be submitted to the Sta ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Vietnam scraps huge nuclear power plant projects
Power-hungry Vietnam scrapped plans for two multi-billion dollar nuclear power plants on Tuesday, citing environmental and financial reasons after the cost of the projects skyrocketed. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Sweden to scrap taxes on solar energy in 2017
Sweden is set to ditch taxes on its production of solar energy in 2017 in a bid to run entirely on renewable energy by 2040, the government said on Monday. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Strong 6.9 quake hits Japan, triggering Fukushima tsunami
A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan on Tuesday triggering a one-metre (3.3-foot) tsunami wave that crashed into the coast at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

French power company EDF underestimating costs: study
France's power giant EDF has "drastically" under-budgeted the cost of dismantling its old reactors and investing in new projects such as a contested British nuclear plant, a Greenpeace-commissioned study said Thursday. ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Time to tackle the UK's plutonium mountain
Professor Neil Hyatt, Research Chair in Radioactive Waste Management, calls for UK plutonium policy to be re-examined to allow swift immobilisation of UK's civil plutonium stockpile to maximise safe ... more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Finnish client 'alarmed' by French nuclear industry overhaul
Finnish utility TVO said Wednesday it was "alarmed" by the French nuclear industry's restructuring plans after France's Areva, which is building its troubled nuclear reactor, confirmed the sale of its reactor business. ... more
TECH SPACE

Advanced Radioactive Threat Detection System Completes First Large-Scale Citywide Test
On a recent sunny fall day in the nation's capital, several hundred volunteers-each toting a backpack containing smartphone-sized radiation detectors-walked for hours around the National Mall search ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New mapping technique can help fight extreme poverty

Meadows beat out shrubs when it comes to storing carbon

Scientists show how Himalayan rivers influenced ancient Indus civilization settlements

Uncovering varied pathways to agriculture

Nuclear technology helps scientists study Australia's prehistoric ecosystems

Archaeologist says fire, not corn, key to prehistoric survival in arid Southwest

Shining a light on plant growth and development

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Giant safety arch begins sliding over Chernobyl
A giant arch shielding radioactive waste from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster began sliding into place Monday with a mission of keeping the site safe for generations to come. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Vietnam to scrap planned nuclear plants: state media
Vietnam is scrapping plans to build two nuclear power plants over soaring costs and safety concerns, state media reported Friday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan, India sign controversial civil nuclear deal
Japan and India signed a controversial civil nuclear deal on Friday that will allow Japanese companies to export atomic technology to the Asian giant as the two countries deepen economic and security ties. ... more
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NUKEWARS

N. Korea urges shift from US, Seoul says it has Trump's support
North Korea on Thursday warned the incoming Donald Trump administration will have to acknowledge it as a nuclear state, as the South said the maverick billionaire had pledged to protect it. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia, China Plan Documents to Build 2 New Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant Reactors
Russia and China plan an operational preparation of documents on the construction of two new reactors in China's largest nuclear power plant, Russia's Rosatom said Tuesday. "The heads of gover ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Space Policy Directive calls for human expansion across the solar system

Robot Moon Base: Beijing's New Lunar Landing Program

Ocean of Things Aims to Expand Maritime Awareness across Open Seas

Rocket Lab makes another attempt at rocket launch in New Zealand

Impressive Geminid meteors to peak December 13-14

CIVIL NUCLEAR

French, Finns divided over nuclear dispute ruling
Finnish utility TVO claimed partial victory Thursday in a bitter dispute with France's Areva over a troubled nuclear reactor in International Chamber of Commerce arbitration, but the French side dismissed the ruling as "technical". ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan, India to ink controversial nuclear deal next week: reports
Japan and India are set to sign a controversial civil nuclear deal this week, reports said Sunday, as the two Asian allies look to boost economic and security ties to counter an assertive China. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

A new method to help solve the problem of nuclear waste
In the last decades, nanomaterials have gained broad scientific and technological interest due to their unusual properties compared to micrometre-sized materials. At this scale, matter shows propert ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rosatom Considers No Restrictions on Commercial Supplies of Uranium to US
The Russian Rosatom nuclear corporation does not consider any measures aimed at restrictions on commercial uranium supplies to the United States, Rosatom's Deputy CEO for Corporate Development and I ... more
NUKEWARS

Putin signs law halting plutonium disposal deal with US
President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a law suspending an agreement with the United States on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium amid a rise in tensions with the West. ... more

NUKEWARS

UN votes to launch talks on nuclear weapons ban
A UN General Assembly committee on Thursday voted to launch negotiations on a new treaty banning nuclear weapons despite fierce opposition from the world's nuclear powers. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Greenland uranium mining opponents join government
Greenland's ruling Siumut party on Thursday formed a new coalition after clashing with its former partners, but admitted it was divided on the controversial issue of uranium mining. ... more




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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Bulgaria to pay Russia 600 mn euros for dropped nuclear plant

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Radioactive leak at Norway nuclear reactor

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Germany approves controversial nuclear waste deal

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Impact of the Fukushima accident on marine life, five years later

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Anti-nuclear politician's win hurts Japan atomic push

TECH SPACE

Mars astronauts face chronic dementia risk from cosmic ray exposure

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Scientists discover supramolecule could help reduce nuclear waste

TECH SPACE

Study eyes radiation of everyday objects

NUKEWARS

Canada watchdog warns of faulty nuclear monitoring

TECH SPACE

Scientists and Engineers Evaluate Orion Radiation Protection Plan

Japan nuclear reactor shuttered for safety work

Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with 'unfriendly' US

Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research

Color-changing smart material sensor to alert user to get out of sun

South Africa's nuclear programme kicked into touch, again

Deal signed for giant UK nuclear project

Melting Greenland ice threatens to expose Cold War waste

UN trims nuclear power growth forecasts

AREVA and Synatom sign a contract for the manufacture of transport and storage casks

Tardigrades use protective protein to shield their DNA from radiation

Britain approves Hinkley Point nuclear deal

US should act to support innovation in increasingly clean electric power technologies

Hinkley Point: a huge nuclear gamble for France

Is nuclear crucial to climate change targets?

Scientists expect to calculate amount of fuel inside Earth by 2025

Work starts on two new Iran nuclear reactors

Ex-Japan PM Koizumi says Fukushima not 'under control'

New simulations of wind power generation

Russia's Rosatom Ready to Help Saudi Arabia Build Nuclear Reactors

Sealing the Deal: Turkey, China Launch Nuclear Cooperation Partnership



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